Television Production (AS Degree S0602)

Arts Division

The Associate in Science degree in Television Production is designed to prepare students for entry-level jobs in the Television industry in a variety of areas including narrative, remote and studio production, writing, preproduction, editing, and finance.

This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Choose two courses from the following:6
Introduction to Electronic Media
Media Aesthetics
Introduction to Writing for Electronic Media
Choose 12 units from the following courses, or any of the above courses not taken:12
Basic Digital and Film Photography
Introduction to Screenwriting
Beginning Video Production
Advanced Video Production
Beginning TV Studio Production
Remote Multicamera Production
Editing for Film and Television
Reality Show Production
American Film History
World Cinema
Work Experience in Film and TV
Total Units18

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, a student will:

  • Feel that they have an increased possession of the skills required for entry-level work in the entertainment industry.
  • Function in three types of production: Narrative (film-style), TV Studio, and live Remote Multicamera production in any role.
  • Use communication, artistic, and technical skills to collaboratively create programs as part of a team in any role, from writer to editor.
  • Use Avid Media Composer to the level necessary for an editing internship.
  • Present an ePortfolio containing video and written work to prospective employers, universities, and scholarship committees.
  • Apply aesthetic and technical skills in telling a story visually.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Term 1Units
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4
AA/S ARTS Area C-1 Arts Course 3
Winter Term 1
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4
Spring Term 1
AA/S MATH Meet AA/AS Math Comptcy Req 5
AA/S KINES Phys Ed (KIN) Activity Course 1
Certificate: Television Crew N0460 0  
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Summer Term 1
Fall Term 2
AA/S HUM Area C-2 Humanities Course 3
AA/S LIFE Area E Lifelong Undrstg Course 3
Certificate Certificate  
Winter Term 2
AA/S ELECT Degree Appl Course (Elective) 3
AA/S ELECT Degree Appl Course (Elective) 3
Spring Term 2
AA/S BEHAV Area D-2 Elective Course 3
AA/S SCNCE Area B-1 or B-2 Science Course 3
AA/S ELECT Degree Appl Course (Elective) 3
AA/S ELECT Degree Appl Course (Elective) 3
Complete associate degree electives: 60 units 0  
BEHAV is R-TV 01 was not selected 1  
Television Production, AS S0602 2  
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 Total Units44
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