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Prepare for a B. Sc. (Bachelor of Science) in Visual Media

B. Sc. in Visual Media at School of Arts and Sciences is a three year undergraduate program for who have passed their higher secondary examinations. Visual media now plays a vital role in marketing, promotions, entertainment.

To serve the growing need for professionals in the field of Visual Media, School offers a uniquely incorporated combination of innovative media theories and practical works, designed to foster the critical understanding and creative use of the audio-visual media. This mainly involves the study of language, multimedia and animations techniques. The students also acquire gross knowledge on printing, broad casting, animation works and graphic designing techniques. On completing this course, the students will be placed as a web designer, advertising designer, graphic designer, instructor, and illustrator, event manager, or visualization artist; in any printing, publishing, design, or event management related fields.

Curriculum

Semester I
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18ENG101 Communicative English 2 0 2 3 A
Language Paper I 2 0 0 2 B
18FNA101 Mass Communication ‐ Theories and Models 2 1 0 3 C
18FNA102 Multimedia Graphics and Animation 3 0 0 3 D
18FNA111 Introduction to Visual Arts 1 1 0 2 C
18FNA113 Technological Foundation for Visual Media 2 1 0 3 G
18FNA181 Multimedia Graphics and Animation Lab. 1 0 1 2 2 L1
18FNA105 Introduction to Photography 1 1 3 3 D
18CUL101 Cultural Education I 2 0 0 2 F
TOTAL     23
Semester II
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18ENG121 Professional Communication 1 0 2 2 A
Language Paper II 1 0 2 2 B
18FNA103 Print Journalism and Feature Writing 2 1 0 3 E
18FNA112 Photography 2 1 0 3 D
18FNA114 Videography and Video Editing I 2 1 0 3 G
18ENV300 Environmental Science and Sustainability 3 0 0 3 H
18FNA183 Photography Lab. 0 1 2 2 L1
18FNA184 Multimedia Graphics and Animation Lab. 2 0 1 2 2 L2
18FNA185 Videography and Video Editing Lab. I 0 1 2 2 L3
18CUL111 Cultural Education II 2 0 0 2 F
TOTAL     24
Semester III
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18SSK201 Life Skills I 1 0 2 2 G
18FNA201 Broadcast Journalism 2 1 0 3 A
18FNA202 Introduction to Advertising 3 1 0 4 B
18FNA203 Web Publishing 2 1 0 3 C
18FNA204 Videography and Video Editing II 2 1 0 3 D
18FNA281 Broadcast Journalism Practice 0 0 2 1 L1
18FNA282 Multimedia Graphics and Animation Lab. 3 0 1 2 2 L2
18FNA283 Videography and Video Editing Lab. II 0 1 2 2 L3
18FNA284 Web Publishing Lab. 0 0 2 1 L4
18AVP201 Amrita Value Programme I 1 0 0 1 F
18FNA288 Introduction to Audio 0 1 2 2
TOTAL 24
Semester IV
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18SSK211 Life Skills II 1 0 2 2 G
18FNA211 Film Studies and Analysis 2 1 0 3 A
18FNA213 Web Journalism and Content Writing 2 1 0 3 C
Elective A 3 0 0 3 D
Elective B 0 0 2 3 E
Open Elective I 0 0 2 3 J
18FNA285 Anchoring and Media Presentation Skills 0 0 2 1 L1
18FNA286 Audiography Lab. 0 0 2 1 L2
18FNA287 Critical Viewing and Reading Analysis Lab. 1 0 0 1 L3
18FNA289 Video Production Lab. 0 0 1 1 L5
18AVP211 Amrita Value Programme II 1 0 2 1 F
18CUR211 Current Affairs 1 2 1 0 1
TOTAL   23
Semester V
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18FNA301 Constitution and Media Ethics 2 1 0 3 A
18FNA302 Introduction to Media Organizations 2 1 0 3 B
Elective C 3 D
Elective D 3 E
Open Elective II / Live‐in‐Lab. 3 0 0 3 J
18FNA390 Minor Project (Optional) leading to Paper Publication 4 P1
18SSK301 Life Skills III 1 0 2 2 G
18CUR301 Current Affairs 2 0 0 1 1
TOTAL   22
Semester VI
Course Code Course Title Cr ES
18FNA392 Internship and Portfolio Presentation 6 P1
18FNA399 Project 10 P
SUB TOTAL 16
TOTAL : 132
Electives
Elective A (any one)
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18FNA231 Development Communication 2 1 0 3 D
18FNA232 Introduction to Brand Management 2 1 0 3 D
18FNA233 Web Designing 2 1 0 3 D
Elective B (any one)
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18FNA241 Advertising Case Studies 2 1 0 3 E
18FNA242 Introduction to Niche Journalism 2 1 0 3 E
18ELL234 Technical and Professional Writing 2 1 0 3 E
Elective C (any one)
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18FNA331 Art Direction for Advertising 1 1 3 3 D
18FNA332 Public Relations and Corporate Communication 2 1 0 3 D
18FNA333 Research Methods for Media Studies 2 1 0 3 D
Elective D (any one)
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18FNA341 Copy Writing for Advertising 2 1 0 3 E
18FNA342 Online Marketing 2 1 0 3 E
18FNA343 Short Film Making 1 1 3 3 E
Languages
Paper I
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18HIN101 Hindi I 2 0 0 2 B
18KAN101 Kannada I 2 0 0 2 B
18MAL101 Malayalam I 2 0 0 2 B
18SAN101 Sanskrit I 2 0 0 2 B
18TAM101 Tamil I 2 0 0 2 B
Paper II
Course Code Course Title L T P Cr ES
18HIN111 Hindi II 1 1 0 2 B
18KAN111 Kannada II 1 1 0 2 B
18MAL111 Malayalam II 1 1 0 2 B
18SAN111 Sanskrit II 1 1 0 2 B
18TAM111 Tamil II 1 1 0 2 B
Eligibility

Admission

Duration: 3 years (6 Semesters)

Kochi

Eligibility

10+2 any stream with 50% marks (Girls Only)

Mysuru

Eligibility

50% aggregate in PU/+2 in any discipline or its equivalent or 3-year Polytechnic Diploma

Fee Structure

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