Associate of Arts
College of the Arts
- Program Description
- Admission Requirements
- Learning Outcomes
- Additional Program Requirements
- Program of Study
- 2 Year Course Schedule
The Associate of Arts in Film Production (AA) degree is a 2-year undergraduate transfer degree program designed for the completion of the general education requirements and related lower division studies typically pursued during the first two years of a four-year baccalaureate degree program and including 18 credit hours of film production courses . Most of the coursework in this AA degree program encompasses CSU’s Core Curriculum requirements, which include some preparatory or introductory coursework for particular upper division majors. However, these associate degrees do not include in-depth studies in a major, as in-depth studies in a major field are typically pursued at the upper division level (last two years) of a four-year program.
Job placement assistance is provided upon completion of the Associate of Arts in Film Production.
Graduates will be able to demonstrate knowledge of:
- Students will demonstrate the basic skills required for working on film industry sets.
- Students will demonstrate hands on understanding of job responsibilities required for a variety of entry-level on-set jobs.
- Students will demonstrate ability to market themselves for entry-level positions in the film industry.
Additional Program Requirements
Program Of Study
Area B Institutional Options Required Hours: 4-5
Select two of the following courses:
Select one of the following courses:
Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002
Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.
Note: the extra hour may be used as an elective.
Area C Humanities/Fine Arts/Ethics Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:
Area D Science/Math/Technology Required Hours: 10-11
Select one science course with a lab; the other course may be lab or non-lab:
ASTR 1105/1305 (lab optional)
BIOL 1215K (lab included)
BIOL 1125 (no lab)
ENVS 1105/1105L (lab optional)
Select one of the following courses or a science course from above:
Area E Social Sciences Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
Take the following course:
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:
Select one world cultures course from the following courses:
Wellness Requirement Required Hours: 3
Area F Program Requirements Required Hours: 18
Take the following courses:
COMM 1115 On-Set Film Production I
Select 12 hours from the following courses:
COMM 2215 GFA Grip and Rigging
COMM 2216 GFA Electric and Lighting
COMM 2217 GFA Set Construction and Scenic Painting
COMM 2498 On-set Internship
COMM 2555 Selected Topics in Film Production
Total Hours Required: 63