Requirements

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As an FTT major, you will choose a concentration in Film, TV, or Theatre to focus your studies. Each concentration consists of a combination of required core courses and electives adding up to 30 credit hours. Each concentration provides you with the opportunity to take courses in production, design, and writing as well as courses in history, criticism, and theory. And each concentration offers you opportunities for internships, clubs and organizations, auditions, and thesis projects

No matter which concentration you choose, as an FTT major, you can take elective courses in any of the three concentrations. Film students and theatre students alike may want to learn about lighting or acting; TV students may want to learn about film genres or playwriting; film students may want to know more about non-Western theatre; theatre students may want to know about videogames; and so on. 

In certain special instances, if you wish to create an interdisciplinary major that combines two or more concentrations, you can work with the Chair and Director of Undergraduate Studies to design a program. 

You may also want to explore our Minor in Musical Theatre.

Film requirements Television requirements Theatre requirements

Requirements

Film concentration

Required core courses

  • Basics of Film and Television
  • Global Film History I
  • Global Film History II
  • Critical Approaches to Screen Cultures

Electives

  • Six 3-credit hour electives
    • three of these electives must be at the 40K level
    • at least one of these electives must fulfill the I/I attribute

Television Concentration

Required core courses

  • Basics of Film and Television
  • History of Television
  • Critical Approaches to Television

Electives

  • Seven 3 credit-hour electives
    • three of these electives must be at the 40K level
    • at least one of these electives must fulfill the I/I attribute

Theatre Concentration

Required core courses

  • Collaboration
  • World Theatre I
  • World Theatre II

Electives

  • Seven 3-credit hour electives
    • two of these electives must be at the 40K level
    • at least one of these electives must fulfill the I/I attribute 

Questions? Advising?

Each FTT major is assigned an advisor within the FTT department. To find yours, contact Karen Srmek at ksrmek@nd.edu. For general questions, contact Michael Kackman, Director of Undergraduate Studies (DUS), at mkackman@nd.edu.