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Media Arts Courses

This is a listing of Media Arts (MART) classes available at Bethany. Not all courses are available every semester. Please contact the registrar with any questions. You might also be looking for our Media Arts Major, the Media Arts Department, or Art (ARTS) Courses.

There are 18 courses in this subject. View other subjects or view all courses.

CodeCourse Title / Description
MART113Photography I 3 credits
Introduction to the technical, conceptual and historical aspects of still imagery through digital technology. A thorough understanding of digital editing software will be achieved.
MART197Audio Video Production Basics 3 credits
Students receive instruction and hands-on experience with equipment for audio and video production. This introductory course emphasizes working within the various production phases utilizing widely available technologies.
MART213Photography II 3 credits
Introduction to interior and exterior applications of lighting for both still and video imagery. Emphasis on editing advancements, color theory, color balance, composition, content concept and critical analysis. Prerequisite: MART113 - Photography I or consent of instructor.
MART290Introduction to Animation 3 credits
While exploring the unique communication potentials of animated video, students practice various animation forms and techniques, including digital animation, narrative drawn animation, stop-motion animation, and experimental animation. Viewings and criticism of relative works from the field will accompany the production work.
MART295Introduction to Broadcast Media 3 credits
An introductory course designed to familiarize students with the theoretical and technical fundamentals associated with the production of broadcast television.
MART297Audio/Video Production 3 credits
Students learn and practice camera techniques, lighting schemes, audio design, and interviewing and writing skills in the process of scripting and creating media productions in the Bethany studio and field. Additional fees may be required.
MART313Light Design & Control 3 credits
This course covers the theory and practice of lighting techniques for single camera photography and video production.
MART314Advanced Camera Techniques 3 credits
This course will address the technical and aesthetic aspects of cinematography with an emphasis on developing techniques and operating methods that will prepare each student to transition to a professional working environment. Prerequisite: MART113 - Photography I, MART295 - Introduction to Broadcast Media, or MART297 - Audio/Video Production.
MART325Stop Motion Animation 3 credits
An introduction to camera-based animation techniques. Students will learn how to work with 2D, 3D, miniature and life-scale materials for the purpose of creating the illusion of motion through time. Physical craft skills are developed alongside technical training in digital equipment.
MART330Motion Graphics Design 3 credits
This course introduces fundamental concepts for motion graphics, including graphics and promos for television, film titles and advertising. Design presentation and development, screen composition, graphic transitions, and content are emphasized. Students are expected to have strong understanding of design and motion theory prior to this course. Prerequisites: MART295 - Introduction to Broadcast Media or MART297 - Audio/Video Production, and ARTS330 - .
MART397Advanced Audio/Video Production 3 credits
An advanced version of MART297 - Audio/Video Production with expanded requirements for students with extensive production backgrounds.
MART435Digital 3D Design and Animation 3 credits
This course introduces several techniques for digital 3D modeling and animation using industry standard software in the field of motion graphics. Students will visualize and execute still and motion media designs for a variety of applications. Coursework includes technical and design exercises in addition to a final project.
MART465Editing for Film and Video 3 credits
Media production theory and practice with an emphasis on post-production. Students write, produce, edit, and prepare for distribution an audio/video production using non-linear editing technology.
MART475Avant Garde/Experimental Film 3 credits
Students will explore the groundbreaking and uncommon film and video experiments from the past century. This exposure to both contemporary video art and historic film artifacts will inform the student's hands-on experiments and projects. Special consideration is given to the theoretical context in which these historic films were created.
MART480Topics in Media Art 3 credits
Students examine a variety of special media topics that emerge from the issues of the day, the expertise of the instructor, and the special interests of students.
MART496Media Arts Capstone I 2 credits
Media Arts fall-semester capstone senior project.
MART497Media Arts Capstone II - Exhibition 2 credits
This course is a spring-semester continuation of MART496 - Media Arts Capstone I and is intended to prepare the student for the public exhibition of their capstone project. Prerequisite: MART496 - Media Arts Capstone I
MART499Media Arts Internship 4 credits
Media-related field experience with an approved agency fulfilling an individual learning contract negotiated with student, faculty advisor, and worksite. An internship (1-4 credits) is strongly recommended for all students majoring in Media Arts. Media Art majors only, by consent of instructor.

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