Film and Media Arts Minor

The program for the study of Film & Media Arts (FMA) offers a variety of subjects for students interested in video and media production technologies, including live event and broadcast studio production. This program combines both production and film studies for a unique offering at UAH where students can get a minor in FMA and ultimately certification in a variety of production roles.  It is flexible in its structure, allowing students to engage in courses that combine skills and interests, such as sound and music technology or animation, with video production remaining the core focus.

Film and Media Arts Minor Requirements

Core Classes15 hours
TH 123INTRO TO FILM STUDIES3
TH 210WRITING FOR VISUAL MEDIA3
TH 260VIDEO PRODUCTION3
TH 334HISTORY OF AMERICAN CINEMA3
TH 431SENIOR CAPSTONE THEATRE3
Electives (Select 2 courses from the following):6 hours
TH 340SPECIAL TOPICS IN THEATRE3
TH 360VIDEO PRODUCTION II3
TH 401INTERNSHIP IN VIDEO3
MU 305MUSIC TECHNOLOGY III3
Total21 Hours

Note: Courses may be listed under Film and Media Arts (FMA) prefix instead of Theatre (TH). Additional courses such as FMA 375 - Documentary Film Production, FMA 315 - Live Sound (previously taught as a Special Topics course), and FMA 460 - Video III/Broadcast could be offered as additional elective options.  Please speak with a College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Academic Advisor to use these courses to fulfill elective requirements for this minor.