Television and Film Associate in Arts Degree

Division: Technology and Engineering

PROGRAM CODE: 2A08398A

The Television and Film Associate in Arts Degree (formerly titled Television/Film Associate in Arts Degree) prepares students for careers in the Motion Picture/Television Industry. The program provides a professional, technical and creative foundation to help students enter into the industry while also providing a historical/theoretical background that promotes critical thinking and culturally conscious media makers. Students are given the opportunity to work with industry-standard film and TV equipment and to explore their interests through various courses. From film and TV production classes to screenwriting and internship opportunities, students are given the knowledge, skills and experience to explore meaningful career paths. This degree program requires a total of 18-22 units.

Required Courses (6 units):
CRTV 118 F Introduction to Radio, TV and Film3
CRTV 120 FMedia Aesthetics3
Restricted Electives (12-16 units):12-16
Production Courses - Select one course from the following (3 units):
Television Studio Production3
Digital Production and Non-Linear Editing for Video and Film3
Writing Courses - Select one course from the following (3 units):
Screenwriting3
Writing for Radio, TV and Film3
Select courses from the following that have not already been selected (6-10 units):
American Cinema to the 1960's3
World Cinema to 19453
World Cinema 1946 to Present3
Screenwriting3
Writing for Radio, TV and Film3
Contemporary American Cinema (formerly Contemporary Cinema)3
Television Studio Production3
Digital Production and Non-Linear Editing for Video and Film3
Introduction to 16mm Film Production and Digital Cinematography (formerly Introduction to Filmmaking)3
Advanced Digital Production and Non-Linear Editing for Video3
Documentary Filmmaking3
Intermediate Screenwriting3
Television Production Workshop2-5
Internship in Communications I2-4
Total Units18-22

Outcome 1: Distinguish how volume of light, distance, color spill, and mixed color temperature can compromise the accurate appearance of color.

Outcome 2: Compose written copy for radio, TV, film or the internet.

Outcome 3: Demonstrate the ability to effectively direct and/or produce a video production while working in a team..