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Studio Arts Majors, Multimedia Arts emphases

Lower Division Curriculum for the Bachelor of Arts in Studio Arts, Multimedia Arts emphasis
The College of Communication and Fine Arts offers curricula leading to the Bachelor of Arts in Studio Arts, Multimedia Arts emphasis in the following concentrations: 
  • Image concentration
  • Motion concentration
  • Sound concentration
  • Text concentration
University Core Requirements for pre-Fall 2015 transfer students
Please consult the University Core requirements page for additional courses as required by the College of Communication and Fine Arts.

Lower Division Major Requirements
The lower division major requirements for the major in Studio Arts, Multimedia Arts emphasis includes 15 semester hours (5 courses) in Studio Arts and Art History.  To complete the concentration requirements, students take a further 6 semester hours (2 courses) in either Image, Motion, Sound or Text.



Common coursework in Studio Arts and Art History
Students take the following courses:
LMU COURSE SANTA MONICA COLLEGE COURSE
ARHS 202: Modernism AHIS 3: Western Art History IV
ARHS 230: Multimedia Art Survey No course equivalency
ART 160: Two-Dimensional Design ART 10A: Design I
ART 260: Computer Graphics Choose one course:
• GR DES 18: Introduction to Design Applications
• GR DES 34: Publication and Page Design I + GR DES 64: Digital Imaging for Design I (both courses are required)
• PHOTO 42: Advanced Photoshop
ART 182: Programming for Creative Applications No course equivalency
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Concentrations
Take 2 courses in one of the following concentrations.


Image concentration
Choose 2 courses:
LMU COURSE SANTA MONICA COLLEGE COURSE
ART 153: Drawing I ART 20B: Drawing II
ART 154: Drawing II: Figure Drawing No course equivalency
ART 257: Painting I ART 30C: Acrylic Painting Techniques
ART 280: Photography I PHOTO 1: Introduction to Photography
+
PHOTO 2: Basic Photography Lab Techniques (both courses are required)
PROD 180: Pre-Production I No course equivalency
PROD 200: Intro to Film Production No course equivalency
PROD 230: Media Innovation: Small Format Video and the Web PEND
PROD 250: Intro to TV Production No course equivalency
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Motion concentration
Choose 2 courses:
LMU COURSE SANTA MONICA COLLEGE COURSE
ANIM 120: Beginning Animation ET 19A: Beginning 2D Animation
ANIM 220: Intermediate Animation ET 19B: Advanced 2D Animation
ANIM 230: Introduction to Three-Dimensional Computer Animation ET 24: 3-D Fundamentals
OR
ET 24B: 3D Character Animation
ANIM 250: Introduction to Interactive Animation No course equivalency
DANC 160: Fundamentals of Dance Composition I DANCE 60: Fundamentals of Choreography I
+
DANCE 61: Fundamentals of Choreography II

(both courses are required and count as one choice)
DANC 163: Introduction to Choreography No course equivalency
PROD 180: Pre-Production I No course equivalency
PROD 200: Intro to Film Production No course equivalency
PROD 230: Media Innovation: Small Format Video and the Web  No course equivalency
PROD 250: Intro to TV Production No course equivalency
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Sound concentration
Choose 2 courses:
LMU COURSE SANTA MONICA COLLEGE COURSE
MUSC 102: Enjoyment of Music MUSIC 32: Appreciation of Music
MUSC 104: Fundamentals of Music MUSIC 1: Fundamentals of Music
MUSC 105: The Vocal Experience No course equivalency
MUSC 106: The Guitar Experience Take both courses:
• MUSIC 84A: Popular Guitar I
• MUSIC 84B: Popular Guitar II
MUSC 107: The Piano Experience Take both courses:
• MUSIC 60A: Elementary Piano I
• MUSIC 60B: Elementary Piano II
RECA 250: Sound Design No course equivalency
THEA 110: Beginning Acting TH ART 41: Acting I
THEA 210: Scene Study and Presentation No course equivalency
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Text concentration
Choose 2 courses:
LMU COURSE SANTA MONICA COLLEGE COURSE
ARHS 200: Art of the Western World I AHIS 1: Western Art History I
ARHS 201: Art of the Western World II AHIS 2: Western Art History II
ENGL 201: Language of Poetry No course equivalency
ENGL 202: Language of Fiction No course equivalency
SCWR 220: Beginning Screenwriting No course equivalency
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