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Acting / Directing

Acting / Directing Degrees

Certificate Program

General Education: English 3 credits
Course # Course Title Credits
ENG 121 English Composition I 3
Film Video Media Core: 15 credits
Course # Course Title Credits
FVM 105 Video Production I 3
FVM 117 Understanding the Actor’s Process 3
FVM 136 Short Script Analysis 3
FVM 150 Development of Film Expression 3
FVM 160 Video Post-Production I 3
Acting for the Screen: 30 credits
Course # Course Title Credits
FVM 118 Screen Actor Improvisation Techniques 3
FVM 155 Writing the Short Script 3
FVM 200 Video Production II 3
FVM 207 Directing Workshop 3
FVM 211 Studio Recording for Voice 3
FVM 217 Acting for the Screen 3
FVM 218 Actor Movement & Action 3
FVM 227 History of Acting 3
FVM 228 Screen Actor Movement/Action II 3
FVM 251 Feature Script Analysis 3
Total General Education credits 3
Total Core Credits 15
Total Emphasis Credits 30
Total Required Credits 48

Associate of Applied Science

General Education Requirements: 15 credits
English
(6 credits)
Course # Course Title Credits
ENG 121 English Composition I 3
ENG 122 English Composition II 3
Mathematics
(3 credits)
Course # Course Title Credits
MAT 120 Math for Liberal Arts 4
MAT 120 or higher (excludes MAT 155 and 156)
Social and Behavioral Sciences
(3 credits)
Course # Course Title Credits
PSY 101 General Psychology I 3
Arts and Humanities
(3 credits)
Course # Course Title Credits
COM 115 Public Speaking 3
Total General Education Credits 15
Film Video Common Core: 15 credits
Course # Course Title Credits
FVM 105 Video Production I 3
FVM 117 Understanding the Actor’s Process 3
FVM 136 Short Script Analysis 3
FVM 150 Development of Film Expression 3
FVM 160 Video Post Production I 3
Acting/Directing for the Screen Film and Video: 45 credits
Course # Course Title Credits
FVM 118 Screen Actor Improvisation Techniques 3
FVM 155 Writing the Short Script 3
FVM 200 Video Production II 3
FVM 202 Film/Video Business 3
FVM 204 Art Direction 3
FVM 207 Directing Workshop 3
FVM 209 Production Management OR 3
FVM 236 Creative Producing 3
FVM 211 Studio Recording for Voice 3
FVM 212 Contemporary Global Cinema 3
FVM 217 Acting for the Screen 3
FVM 218 Screen Actor Movement and Action I 3
FVM 227 History of Acting 3
FVM 228 Screen Actor Movement and Action II 3
FVM 251 Feature Script Analysis 3
FVM Elective* 3
See department for approved FVM electives based on major.
Total General Education Credits 15
Total Core Credits 15
Total Emphasis Credits 45
A.A.S. Degree, Film Video Media Acting/Directing for the Screen Emphasis, Total Required Credits 75

Acting / Directing Faculty

Galina Boulgakova, MFA, Head of Acting

Galina-Boulgakova-SM

Dirk Olson

Dirk-Olson-SM

Aaron Burns