Purpose of the course

The course is intended to equip students with knowledge, skills and attitude that will enable them to apply the fundamental principles of economics in decision making.

Contact Hours: 45 Hours

Course Description

Nature and scope of economics; basic economic concepts; choice, opportunity cost, scarcity, resources, Economic systems; socialism, capitalism, economism, planned, free market, mixed market, Demand, Supply and Equilibrium analysis. Elasticity: arc and point measurements, Consumer theory; Cardinalist and Ordinalist approaches. Theory of production, Market structures; perfect competition, monopoly, imperfect competition, monopolistic competition, oligopolistic competition


This course will introduce students to the film world. It will also equip the learner with the needed materials to understand the mechanisms of filmmaking. At the end of the course, a learner should be in a position to understand film from a broader perspective and narrow down to their area of specialization.  

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This course will cover the process of adapting literature for production of documentary and dramatic film projects.



This course introduces students to effective communication, barriers to effective communication. The course will lay emphasis on Non-verbal communication, the Importance of effective communication, effective listening, and oral presentations in organizations as well as the film-related environment.


Course Objectives

At the end of the course, students should be able to:

  • Communicate effectivefully and learn non-verbal cues across different cultures.
  • Identify types of barriers during communication processes.
  • Identify the 7C’s of effective communication at any given communication channel.
  • Prepare an oral presentation.



The purpose of this course is to:

  1. Introduce students to effective communication principles for mass media.
  2. Establish barriers to effective communication and different nonverbal cues across various cultures
  3. Offer specialized training in public speaking. 


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This course will primarily cover the practical elements of visual and special effects using various film clips, discussion and hands on filming.


1.  Understand the difference between a visual effect and a special effect

2.  Determine when to choose whether to create a visual effect or a special                               


3.  Demonstrate the use of Layer based compositing techniques.

4.  Track motion data using various techniques including 2D pixel tracking                   

     and camera tracking

5.  Develop and produce a short film using special and visual effects

     techniques taught throughout the semester

This course offers students with knowledge of fundamental concepts and practical skills in film/video storytelling. Students will have an opportunity to develop a short film/documentary video (of approximately 7 minutes in length) from the proposal/treatment stage through pre-production, production, and post-production. This will develop their skills at scripting, photography, mise-en- scene, performance, editing, sound recording and mixing.