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Media Production Core Elective Table I

FCD 222 Coding for Creatives
FCD 230 Topics in Communication and Design
FCD 580 Project in Creative Technology
FCD 816 Global Campus Studio Supercourse I
RTA 183 Rhythm, Beat and Groove
RTA 220 New Media Art History
RTA 221 Experiential Media/Interdisciplinary Practice
RTA 222 Intro to Computational Arts
RTA 223 Designing Material Experiences
RTA 312 Motion Graphics
RTA 317 Digital Media for Evolving Audiences
RTA 320 Interactive Storytelling
RTA 321 Intro to Tangible Media
RTA 322 Technology, Identity and Creativity
RTA 323 Contemporary Strategies in New Media
RTA 521 Media for Social Change
RTA 801 Discoverability and Distribution
RTA 828 Special Topics in Game Design
RTA 832 Cybernetics and Body Centric Technologies
RTA 837 Live Audio Production
RTA 838 Generative Processes
RTA 840 Esports
RTA 842 Data as Material  
RTA 854 Live Radio Broadcasting
RTA 858 Music Production
RTA 863 Creative AI
RTA 864 Adv. Audio Immersive and Interactive Sound
RTA 865 Exploring Virtual Environments
RTA 893 Social Justice Media: Innovators, Creators
RTA 902 Social Media
RTA 903 News and Current Affairs Theory
RTA 904 Advanced Business of Creative Media
RTA 905 History and Culture of Popular Music
RTA 906 Marketing for Media Professionals
RTA 907 Sound Media
RTA 908 Business of Producing I
RTA 909 Business of Producing II
RTA 910 Production Management
RTA 911 Directing and Performance
RTA 912* Media Audiences
RTA 915 Legal Issues in Media
RTA 916 Advanced Media Marketing
RTA 917 Public Relations
RTA 918 Ethics in Media
RTA 921 Advanced Technical Theory
RTA 922 Transmedia Writing
RTA 923 Intro to Writing for Video Games
RTA 924 Design Solutions
RTA 925 Making Objects
RTA 926 Studies in Genre
RTA 927 Business of Music I
RTA 928 Introduction to Game Design
RTA 929 Multi-platform Narrative
RTA 930 Social Practices in Hybrid Media Spaces
RTA 931 Inside the Frame
RTA 933 Hacking, DIY and Open Source Studio
RTA 934 Virtual Identities and Communities
RTA 936 The Business of Art
RTA 937 Business of Music II
RTA 938 Digital Popular Cultures
RTA 939 Indigenous Media
RTA 940 Canadian Televisual Studies
RTA 941 Dramatic Writing
RTA 943 Comedy Writing
RTA 944 Writing for Animation
RTA 945 Writing for Factual and Reality Programs
RTA 946 Issues in New Media Theory/History
RTA 947 Advanced Live Event and Multi-camera Prod.
RTA 948 Interactive Spaces
RTA 949 Directed Study
RTA 950 Selected Topics in Media
RTA 951 Presentation I
RTA 953 Mobility and Mixed Reality
RTA 954 Empathy Machines
RTA 955 Sports Broadcasting
RTA 956 Children's Programming
RTA 957 Documentary Production
RTA 958 Networked Art
RTA 960 Selected Topics in International Media
RTA 961 2-D and Object Animation
RTA 962 Interaction Design
RTA 963 Web Design
RTA 965 Advanced New Media Topics
RTA 966 Cooperative Internship
RTA 967 Interactivity and Networking
RTA 968 Emerging New Media Practices
RTA 969 Television Technical Producing
RTA 970 Lighting, Grip and Effects Specialty
RTA 971 Audio Post Production and Sound Design
RTA 972 Sound Synthesis
RTA 973 Independent Production
RTA 974 Radio Broadcasting
RTA 975 Video Compositing and Visual Effects
RTA 976 Broadcast Journalism
RTA 977 Current Affairs Production
RTA 978 Editing Specialty
RTA 979 Advanced Television Editing
RTA 982 Advanced Digital Media Production
RTA 983 Single Camera Production - Advanced
RTA 985 Audio forMedia Producers
RTA 986 Media for International Development
RTA 987 Comedic TV Production
RTA 988 International Media Storytelling
RTA 989 Emerging Media Markets/Entrepreneurship
RTA 992 Social and Interactive Media for Sports
RTA 993 Sport Graphics
RTA 995 Embodied Digital Media: Research/Design
RTA 996 The Art of Podcasting
RTA 997 Intermediate Game Design
RTA 999 RTA in LA

* RTA 912 is only available as a core elective for students admitted Fall 2017 and before.

A Concentration is a structured plan of study within a program (6 to 12 core or professional electives) that provides an opportunity for advanced or in-depth study in a particular area of interest. Students must declare their concentration prior to applying to graduate. Courses used to fulfil the requirements of a concentration cannot also be used to fulfil the requirements of a minor.

The following optional Concentrations may be selected from within Core Elective Table I, opens in new window. Concentrations are optional, but must be formally declared and completed before graduation to be noted on the academic transcript.

Concentration in Critical Media Theory

Students will complete RTA 101, plus five (5) of the following:

RTA 220 New Media Art History
RTA 323 Contemporary Strategies in New Media
RTA 903 News and Current Affairs Theory
RTA 938 Digital Popular Cultures
RTA 939 Indigenous Media
RTA 940 Canadian Televisual Studies
RTA 946 Issues in New Media Theory/History

Concentration in Digital Media

Students will complete six (6) of the following:

RTA 221 Experiential Media/Interdisciplinary Practice
RTA 222 Intro to Computational Arts
RTA 223 Designing Material Experiences
RTA 317 Media For Participatory Audiences
RTA 320 Interactive Storytelling
RTA 321 Intro to Tangible Media
RTA 832 Cybernetics and Body Centric Technologies
RTA 838 Generative Processes
RTA 842 Data as Material
RTA 925 Making Objects
RTA 928 Introduction to Game Design
RTA 929 Multi-platform Narrative
RTA 930 Social Practices in Hybrid Media Spaces
RTA 933 Hacking, DIY and Open Source Studio
RTA 934 Virtual Identities and Communities
RTA 948 Interactive Spaces
RTA 953 Mobility and Mixed Reality
RTA 954 Empathy Machines
RTA 958 Networked Art
RTA 961 2-D and Object Animation
RTA 962 Interaction Design
RTA 963 Web Design
RTA 965 Advanced New Media Topics
RTA 967 Interactivity and Networking
RTA 968 Emerging New Media Practices
RTA 975 Video Compositing and Visual Effects
RTA 982 Advanced Digital Media Production

Concentration in Media Business

Students will complete six (6) of the following:

RTA 904 Advanced Business of Creative Media
RTA 906 Marketing for Media Professionals
RTA 908 Business of Producing I
RTA 909 Business of Producing II
RTA 912* Media Audiences
RTA 915 Legal Issues in Media
RTA 916 Advanced Media Marketing
RTA 917 Public Relations
RTA 918 Ethics in Media
RTA 927 Business of Music I
RTA 937 Business of Music II
RTA 950 Selected Topics in Media
RTA 960 Selected Topics in International Media
RTA 999 RTA in LA

*RTA 912 is only available as a core elective in the concentration in Media Business for students admitted Fall 2017 and before.

 

Concentration in Radio & Sound

Students will complete RTA 311, plus five (5) of the following:

RTA 837 Live Audio Production
RTA 854 Live Radio Broadcasting
RTA 858 Music Production
RTA 864 Adv. Audio Immersive and Interactive Sound
RTA 905 History and Culture of Popular Music
RTA 907 Sound Media
RTA 921 Audio Technical Theory
RTA 971 Audio Post Production and Sound Design
RTA 972 Sound Synthesis
RTA 974 Radio Broadcasting
RTA 985 Advanced Audio: Sound for Video
RTA 996 The Art of Podcasting

Concentration in Screenwriting

Students will complete RTA 212 , plus five (5) of the following:

RTA 320 Interactive Storytelling
RTA 922 Transmedia Writing
RTA 923 Intro to Writing for Video Games
RTA 926 Studies in Genre
RTA 941 Dramatic Writing
RTA 943 Comedy Writing
RTA 944 Writing for Animation
RTA 945 Writing for Factual and Reality Programs
RTA 999 RTA in LA

Concentration in Social Media

Students will complete six (6) of the following:

RTA 521 Media for Social Change
RTA 902 Social Media
RTA 917 Public Relations
RTA 930 Social Practices in Hybrid Media Spaces
RTA 933 Hacking, DIY and Open Source Studio
RTA 934 Virtual Identities and Communities
RTA 967 Interactivity and Networking

Concentration in Television & Video

Students will complete either RTA 313 or RTA 314*, plus four (4) of the following:

RTA 908 Business of Producing I
RTA 909 Business of Producing II
RTA 910 Production Management
RTA 911 Directing and Performance
RTA 912** Media Audiences
RTA 947 Live Event Media
RTA 955 Sports Broadcasting
RTA 956 Children's Programming
RTA 957 Documentary Production
RTA 960 Selected Topics in International Media
RTA 969 Television Technical Producing
RTA 970 Lighting, Grip and Effects Specialty
RTA 973 Independent Production
RTA 975 Video Compositing and Special Effects
RTA 977 Current Affairs Production
RTA 978 Editing Specialty
RTA 979 Advanced Television Editing
RTA 983 Video Production - Advanced

* RTA 313 and RTA 314 have a GPA weight of 2.00 and a course count of 2.00.
** RTA 912 is only available as a core elective in the Television and Video Concentration for students admitted Fall 2017 and before.

Concentration in Video Game Design

Students must take 6 of the following courses:

FCD 222 Coding for Creatives OR RTA 222 Computational Arts
FCD 962 Designing Interaction OR RTA 962 Interaction Design
RTA 320  Interactive Storytelling
RTA 828 Special Topics in Game Design
RTA 840  Esports
RTA 864  lmmersive and Interactive Audio
RTA 865  Exploring Virtual Environments
RTA 923  Intro to Writing for Video Games
RTA 928  Intro to Game Design
RTA 934  Virtual Identities & Communities
RTA 953  Mobility & Mixed Reality
RTA 997  Intermediate Game Design