Digital Cinema Production

Admittance Requirements

Applicants should have a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredit or otherwise approved school, with a 2.5 GPA in the last sixty hours of the Bachelor's degree.  A completed application file includes application, payment of application fee, at least two letters of recommendation sent in behalf of the applicant, the applicant's personal statement, and transcripts sent to the Graduate School at FHSU by the school that awarded the Bachelor's degree to the applicant. 

Program Curriculum  

  •     THE TEN HOUR CORE
  • IDS 801 Introduction to Graduate Liberal Studies (1 hr) - available online (every semester) and on campus (once a year)
  • IDS 802 Ways of Knowing in Comparative Perspective (3 hrs) - available online (every semester) and on campus (once a year)
  • IDS 803 Origins and Implications of the Knowledge Society ( 3hrs) - available online (every semester) and on campus (once a year)
  • IDS 804 Information Literacy (3 hrs) - available online (every semester) and on campus (once a year)
  •    THE 18-HOUR CONCENTRATION (six of the following classes - work with the Faculty Advisor to make the selections)
  • INT 633 Advanced Video Production (3 hrs) - available on campus (prerequisite or leveling course: INT 348 Beginning Video - 3 hrs)
  • INT 634 Graphics and Effects for Video and Film (3 hrs) - available every other Spring
  • INT 636 Computer Editing of Video (3 hrs) - available online 
  • INT 638 Intensive Video Production (3 hs) - available on campus
  • INT 678 Seminar: Project Management (3 hrs) - available online
  •     ONE OF THE FOLLOWING
  • MUS 678 Seminar in Music Technology I (3 hrs) - available online 
  • MUS 688 Seminar in Music Technology II (3 hrs) - available online 
  • COMM 675 Playwriting/Screenwriting (3 hrs) or an acceptable alternative
  • ENG 675 Playwriting/Screenwriting (3 hrs) or ENG 602 Topics in Screenwriting(3 hrs)
  •     THREE HOUR CULMINATING EXPERIENCE 
  • IDS 880 Seminar in Liberal Studies (3 hrs) or an acceptable alternative 

Students completing their MLS program in this concentration will have the following notation on their transcripts: "Liberal Studies (Digital Cinema Production)."

Program Contact  

Inquiries about this innovative program may be sent to Mr. Stephen Schleicher schleicher@fhsu.edu. Or call (785) 628-5373 to speak with Mr. Schleicher, the Faculty Advisor for students in this concentration. Once you have been admitted to this concentration, please follow the MLS Checklist and carefully read The MLS Student Handbook. We look forward to hearing from you.

For more information, contact:
Director of the Master of Liberal Studies Program
Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Picken Hall 306
Fort Hays State University
Hays, KS 67601
(785) 628-5578