Course Offerings UT COURSE SCHEDULE, Summer '98

DEPARTMENT OF RADIO-TELEVISION-FILM

John D. H. Downing, Chair
General Office/Undergraduate Office: CMA A6.118, A0800, 471-4071
Graduate Office: CMA A6.118, 471-3532
Horace Newcomb, Graduate Adviser

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM INFORMATION

The Department of Radio-Television-Film offers a multidisciplinary undergraduate curriculum designed to suit the particular needs of students in the various fields of mass media communication. The three major areas of study are production (film, video, and audio), critical and cultural studies, and mass communication/international/new technology studies. Because each area has specific prerequisites, care should be taken in planning lower-division coursework. The minimum prerequisites for upper-division courses in each area are listed below. Additional prerequisites may be listed with specific courses. Contact the RTF department for further information.

PRODUCTION AREA. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; the following coursework, with a grade of at least C in each course: RTF 305, 317, 318, and 3 additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in RTF; and consent of instructor.

CRITICAL AND CULTURAL STUDIES AREA (INCLUDING SCREENWRITING). Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; the following coursework, with a grade of at least C in each course: RTF 305, either 314 or 316, and 6 additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in RTF; and consent of instructor.

MASS COMMUNICATION/INTERNATIONAL/NEW TECHNOLOGY STUDIES AREA. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; the following coursework, with a grade of at least C in each course: RTF 305 and 9 additional semester hours of lower-division coursework in RTF; and consent of instructor.

CONSENT INFORMATION

Consent of instructor is required to enroll in all upper-division RTF courses. The consent process in the Department of Radio-Television-Film requires that each student complete a consent card available in CMA A6.118 during the following time periods:
Consent for the fall semester - first week in April
Consent for the spring semester - first week in October
Consent for the summer session - first week in March
Exact dates will be announced in all RTF classes during the semester. Some RTF courses may impose supplemental consent requirements, e.g., for certain production courses, a portfolio must be submitted in addition to the consent card. Contact the department for details.

Students who receive consent must then register for those courses via TEX. Students who miss the consent process or who do not receive consent should attend the first class meeting and ask the instructor for permission to add at that time.

OTHER DEPARTMENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND POLICIES

Any student enrolled in an upper-division RTF course who does not attend the first class meeting may be dropped from that course.

To count toward the student's degree, all RTF courses undertaken must be passed with a grade of at least C.

To enroll in upper-division RTF courses, a student must have a University grade point average of at least 2.25 and a grade point average in courses in the College of Communication of at least 2.0. Upper-division courses in any area of RTF may be used to fulfill the degree requirement for eighteen semester hours of upper-division coursework in RTF.

It is the student's responsibility to be aware of all degree requirements published in chapter 4 of The Undergraduate Catalog.

EQUIPMENT CHECK-IN/OUT PROCEDURE

Check-in and check-out of equipment for RTF production courses is by appointment only in CMA B2.105, 471-6565.

Radio-Television-Film - RTF - undergraduate courses
Radio-Television-Film - RTF - graduate courses


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