2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
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Course Number: FLMC 1300 (3 Credit Hours) New course added March 27, 2020
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Production Management

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: An introduction to managing above- and below-the-line film or video production costs. Emphasizes analysis of scripts and treatments to determine production costs, crewing requirements, location needs, equipment rentals, and associated production costs. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)


Course Number: FLMC 1311 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Survey of the Motion Picture

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Overview of film history, aesthetics, technology and techniques including introduction to cinematic elements and approaches to analysis and criticism. Identify dramatic elements of films, visual and sound elements of film, motion picture genres, and basic plot structures; and identify important individuals in the history of film and motion picture technology. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: FLMC 1331 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Video Graphics and Visual Effects I

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: A course in the applications of computers for video production. Design of computer graphic workstations and development of a rationale for selecting software, hardware, and peripherals. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: FLMC 2331 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Video Graphics and Visual Effects II

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Recommended: FLMC 1331 or instructor approval.
Course Description: Designing vector and raster graphics, executing rendering techniques, designing and producing three-dimensional (3-D) materials, and selecting hardware, software, and peripherals for video production. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)


Course Number: FLMC 2333 (3 Credit Hours) New course added March 27, 2020
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Cinematography

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced concepts of theoretical elements and practical applications of the cinematic craft. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)


Course Number: FLMC 2335 (3 Credit Hours) New course added March 27, 2020
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Screenwriting for Features, Shorts and Documentaries

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Advanced concepts and applied screenwriting techniques for feature length film or video work and related new media storytelling. (2 Lec., 3 Lab.)


Course Number: FLMC 2344 (3 Credit Hours) New course added March 27, 2020
Listed by Campus(es): NLC

Course Title: Advanced Film and Video Editing

This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Exploration of the creative possibilities of non-linear film and video editing. Includes editing aesthetics, titles, graphic design, compositing, and special effects. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)



ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.


WECM (Workforce Education Course Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.