Film, Television and Electronic Media Degree

FILM, TELEVISION, AND ELECTRONIC MEDIA

Associate of Science for Transfer Degree (AS-T)

(STATE CODE 35462)

Associate Degree requirements must be completed with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (C) or better.

This degree is intended for students transferring to a California State University campus. It is not a requirement for transfer but may give students an admission advantage at some CSU campuses. Not all CSU campuses accept this degree as fulfillment of lower-division major requirements. Students should meet with a counselor to determine if this degree is a good option for them. Information on which CSU campuses accept this degree can be found at http://www.sb1440.org/

PROGRAM INFORMATION
Students pursuing the Associate in Science for Transfer Degree (AS-T) in Film, Television, and Electronic Media engage in the study of film, television and electronic media. In addition, they improve their critical thinking, communication skills, writing skills and visual communication and literacy. The goal of this degree is to provide students a basic understanding of the field of film, television, and electronic media and a strong academic foundation in the social sciences from which to engage in upper division coursework in radio-television-film, or television, video, film and electronic arts at a California State University campus.

To complete the degree, students must fulfill the following Associate Degree for Transfer requirements (pursuant to SB1440):
• Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible for transfer to a California State University.
• The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education – Breadth Requirements.
• A minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.
• Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0.
• A grade of “C” or better (or “P” if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis) in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this program, students will:

• Demonstrate knowledge of the historical, cultural, and economic influences on the cinema, broadcasting and digital media industries in relationship to global mass communications in society.
• Demonstrate an understanding of the ethical concepts, legal implications, considerations, and practices that guide the cinema, broadcasting and digital media.
• Demonstrate the ability to apply tools and technologies appropriate for the production, editing and presentation of motion pictures, visual, aural, textual, or other media content.

MAJOR – REQUIRED COURSES
SUBJECT & NO. COURSE UNITS

Select two courses from the following: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
CINEMA 5 Introduction to Screenwriting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
CINEMA 107 Understanding Motion Pictures. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
JOURNAL 100 Social Values in Mass Communication. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

List A: Select one audio and one video course from the following: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Audio:
BRDCSTG 10 Radio Programming and Production. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
MEDIART 110 Digital Film/Video Audio. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Video:
MEDIART 101 Introduction to Digital Film/Video Production. . . . . . . . . . . 3

List B: Select one course from the following: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Any course not already used above
CINEMA 3 History of Motion Pictures. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

List C: Select one course from the following: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6
Any course not already used above or
BRDCSTG 1 Fundamentals of Television and Radio Broadcasting. . . . . . . 3
BRDCSTG 50 Radio Documentary Production. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
BRDCSTG 103 Voice and Diction for Radio and Television. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
CINEMA 3 History of Motion Pictures. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
CINEMA 104 History of Documentary Film. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
CINEMA 113 History of Animation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
MEDIART 104 Photoshop for Motion Pictures and Television. . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
MEDIART 109 Beginning Documentary Production Workshop. . . . . . . . . . . 3
MEDIART 120 Digital Film/Video Editing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
MEDIART 801 Digital Media Storytelling. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
MEDIART 802 Introduction to Podcast. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
MEDIART 803 Introduction to Webcasting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
MEDIART 807 Interactive Media for Mobile Platforms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
PHOTO 9 Introduction to Cameras and Composition. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
PHOTO 27A History & Aesthetics of Photography A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
PHOTO 27B History & Aesthetics of Photography B. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
PHOTO 37 Visual Journalism: Photography, Video and Multimedia. . . . 4
MAJOR – TOTAL UNITS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18-21

GENERAL EDUCATION – REQUIRED COURSES

Students must complete one of the following General Education Plans:
LACCD GE NOT AVAILABLE WITH THIS MAJOR
CSU GE CSU GE Breadth Certification Plan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 units
IGETC Intersegmental GE Transfer Curriculum. . . . . . . . . . . 37 units