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Creative Media and Entertainment Requirements

View the Creative Media and Entertainment Course Catalog.

Requirements for the Major

Students choosing Creative Media and Entertainment as their major will be required to fulfill 45 credit hours within the major. Required courses include:

  • CME 109, Fundamentals of Videography and Video Editing (3)
  • CME 111, Introduction to Creative Media and Entertainment (3)
  • WDD 108, Multimedia Graphics (3)
  • CME 209, Basic Studio Production (3)
  • CME 211, Authorship in Film and Television (3)
  • WDD 219, Design for the World Wide Web (3)
  • WDD 306, Multimedia Design and Production (3)
  • CME 309, Documentary Production (3)
  • CME 311, Genres in Film and Television (3)
  • CME 315, Post-production Techniques (3)
  • CME 409, Narrative Production (3)
  • CME 411, Entertainment Criticism (3)
  • CME 440, Internship (3)
  • MI 452, Entertainment Media and the Law (3)
  • CME 457, Capstone (3)

Additional hours of free electives, combined with the above, to complete the 126 hours needed for graduation.

Requirements for the Minor

Students interested in a minor in Creative Media and Entertainment are required to complete 12 credit hours. Required courses are:

  • CME 110, Fundamentals of Videography and Video Editing (3)
  • CME 111, Introduction to Creative Media and Entertainment (3)
  • CME 211, Authorship in Film and Television (3)
  • WDD 219, Design for the World Wide Web (3)

In addition, two courses from the following choice electives are required:

  • WDD 108, Multimedia Graphics (3)
  • MI 201, Audio Production (3)
  • CME 209, Basic Studio Production (3)
  • WDD 306, Multimedia Design and Production (3)
  • CME 309, Documentary Production (3)
  • CME 311, Genres in Film and Television (3)​
  • CME 315, Post-production Techniques (3)
  • CME 390, Seminar in Creative Media and Entertainment (3)
  • CME 409, Narrative Production (3)
  • CME 411, Entertainment Criticism (3)

NOTE: The information found on this website with respect to major/minor/program requirements is primarily directed at providing prospective students a general roadmap of the curriculum. Current Butler students are expected to review their degree audit report at my.butler.edu and speak with their advisor regularly for detailed information regarding their specific degree requirements and their progress toward degree completion.