Communication Core Courses - 9 Units

Course IDCourse NameUnits
COM 200 Communication Theory 3
COM 300 Introduction to Communication Research 3
COM 400 Communication Ethics 3

Media Production Core Courses (for both sequences) - 21 Units

  Outside Concentration: 3 upper division courses (9-12 units) in an area other than media  
Course IDCourse NameUnits
COM 205 Storytelling Through Media 3
COM 260 Introduction to Media 4
COM 570 Media Law 4
MPRD 261/262 Independent Study (2 semesters) 2
MPRD 370 Studio Production 4
MPRD 550 Entertainment Industry Strategies 3
MPRD 595 Media Production Internship 1

Production Sequence - 13-16 Units

Course IDCourse NameUnits
MPRD 250 Film Producing and Editing 4
MPRD 470 Narrative Filmmaking: Theory and Practice 4
                       Choose one of the following: 2-4 units
MPRD 320 Producing and Directing 4
MPRD 325 Cinematography 4
MPRD 590 Topics in Media Production 2-4
  Choose one of the following: 3-4 units  
COM 408 Multimedia Production and Authoring 3
COM 506 Media Worldwide 4
COM 512 Media Impact and U.S. Minorities 4
MPRD 560 Documentary Filmmaking: Theory and Practice 4
MSCO 560 Philosophy and Effects of Mass Communication 4

Sports Sequence - 14-16 Units

Course IDCourse NameUnits
JOUR 241 Introduction to News Writing and Editing 4
JOUR 330 Television News 4
MPRD 270 Video Field Production 4
MPRD 590 Topics in Media Production 3