The Associate of Arts in Film degree is intended for students seeking transfer to university. Students acquire the aesthetic and technical skills to work individually or as part of a team. Students obtain general education core requirements for university transfer. Students are encouraged to begin working with a film program adviser their first semester.
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Use current technologies to create media and film.
- Express themselves through the vocabulary of film.
- Demonstrate knowledge of structure and storytelling in film, from idea to script to production
- Apply written and communication skills in research-based inquiry.
- Analyze how film elicits emotional and intellectual responses and how those responses impact society.
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: (39 HRS. MIN.)
Communications (9 hrs.)
ENGL 111 Composition and Rhetoric (3)
ENGL 112 Composition and Literature (3)
SPCH 111 Public Speaking (3)
Mathematics (3 hrs. min.)
MATH 119 Applications of Mathematics for Nonscience majors (3) [or] higher
Laboratory Science (8 hrs.)
Social/Behavioral Sciences (9 hrs.)
Humanities and Fine Arts (9 hrs.)
FILM 155 Film History (3)
FILM 200 Media and the Environment (3)
Any state approved Area V class (3)
Health and Wellness (1 hr.)
FILM 140L Film Crew I Lab (1) ♥
CORE REQUIREMENTS: (19 HRS. MIN.)
FILM 130 Video Production I (3)
FILM 131 Digital Video Editing I (3)
FILM 140 Film Crew I (4)
FILM 145 Performance for Film and Media (3)
DRAM 160 Acting I (3)
FILM 160 Film Theory and Criticism (3)
FILM 175 Screenwriting I (3)
RELATED REQUIREMENTS: (6 HRS. MIN.)
Choose from the following;
ANY FILM or MART class
Six credit hours of the A.A. and A.S. must come from an approved list of courses that satisfy the following requirements. These are not meant to be additional hours in the degree but are, instead, existing courses that satisfy the requirement and appear anywhere in the degree.
- Cultural Perspectives (3 credit hours)
- Sustainable Living (3 credit hours)
NOTE: See First-Year Student Success Course Requirement on Page 8.
TOTAL 64 CREDITS MIN.