One-credit mini-courses are also offered each fall and spring semester. These one-credit classes meet in the evenings, so they do not conflict with internship commitments. The mini-course schedule is announced after the start of each semester.
Sample mini-courses include:
This course examines the process of marketing a motion picture. Topics to be covered are film distribution patterns, publicity, promotion, product placement, and post-opening marketing. The course examines the role of the exhibitor, market researcher, and media planner.
This course will cover the stages of the development of a film project. Among the topics to be addressed include script notes, pitching, casting and marketing with guest speakers highlighting each of the stages.
- Religion and Media: God and Faith on Television and Film
This course explores the role of religion in media and provides students with a greater understanding of the intersection between organized religion, spirituality, and the media, and how this intersection impacts contemporary American society.