Film Television and Electronic Media (AS-T Degree S0442)

Arts Division

Upon successful completion of Associate in Science in Mt. San Antonio College’s Film, Television, and Electronic Media for Transfer degree requirements, the student will have demonstrated understanding of coursework and foundational training in all stages of television and film production, including the historical, business and legal underpinnings of the industry; writing for the screen; visual and aural aesthetics; live and pre-recorded television and film production techniques; and post production aesthetics and techniques. This degree can prepare students for careers in film, television, advertising, and other electronic media as writers, directors, production crew, editors, postproduction crew, and producers. This coursework will satisfy the lower division requirements at the California State University in and students are guaranteed admission with junior status to the CSU system will be granted in Radio-TV-Film, Film and Electronic Arts, Television Production, Film Production, Cinema, Screenwriting and Producing.
To earn an Associate in Science degree in Film, Television, and Electronic Media for Transfer degree a student must complete 60 semester units that are eligible for transfer to the CSU that consist of IGETC pattern or CSU GE breadth and a major of at least 18 units. Students must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 in all CSU-transferable coursework to receive an associate degree for transfer and all courses in the major must be completed with a C or better. Students earning an associate degree for transfer will not be required to complete any other local graduation requirements.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Select 2 courses from the following:6
Introduction to Electronic Media
Introduction to Writing for Electronic Media
Media Aesthetics
List A: Select one from each area
Area 1: Audio Production3
Introduction to Audio Production for Film and Television
Beginning Radio Production
Area 2: Video or Film Production3
Beginning Video Production
List B: Select one course 3
On-Air Personality Development
American Film History
World Cinema
List C: Select one course 3
Introduction to Screenwriting
Editing for Film and Television
Total Units18

 

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Plan of Study Grid
Fall Term 1Units
R-TV 01 Introduction to Electronic Media 3 3
R-TV 14 Media Aesthetics 3 3
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4 4
CSU MATH CSU GE B4 Mathematics Crse 3 3-4
 Units13-14
Winter Term 1
R-TV 22 Editing for Film and Television 3 3
R-TV 22 Recommended for non-screenwriting pathway 2  
 Units3
Spring Term 1
R-TV 19A Beginning Video Production 3 3
ENGL 1C Critical Thinking and Writing 4 4
CSU SELF CSU GE E Lifelong n SelfDev cr 3 3
Screenwriters advised to take R-TV 18 8  
 Units10
Summer Term 1
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4 4
CSU ETHS CSU GE Area F Ethnic Studies 3 3
 Units7
Fall Term 2
CSU HIST CSU GE US History 3 3
CSU ARTS CSU GE C1 Arts Crse 3 3
R-TV 29 Preferred 9  
R-TV 2 major prep for CSULA 2  
Take any AHIS, THTR 11, ID 4, or SPCH 4 for ARTS 4  
 Units6
Winter Term 2
CSU SCNC1 CSU GE B1 Physical Sc Crse 3 3-5
CSU LAB CSU GE B3 Phy/Life Sc Lab Crse 1 1-2
 Units4-7
Spring Term 2
CSU SCNC2 CSU GE B2 Life Sc Crse 3 3-5
CSU BEHAV CSU GE D Social Sciences Crse 3 3
Take R-TV electives based on interests if needed Take R-TV electives based on interests if needed  
 Units6-8
 Total Units49-55
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