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2016-2017 Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

Visual Arts, Film Studies Option, A.A.


Award: Associate of Arts degree, A.A. (code AA.ART.FILM)

Total Credit Hours: A minimum of 60 credit hours.

Film Studies

Purpose: For students interested in pursuing professional training, transferring to a four-year institution or gaining personal enrichment by concentrating in film study.

Range of Occupations

Occupations can be explored further through the virtual Careers Center.

Planning Tool: Two-Year Sequence of Courses


AACC faculty developed the following sequence of courses to encourage greater success in each student’s program of study.  This sequence incorporates all of the student’s admissions requirements for this degree and provides the student with essential notes to guide their success.  It is recommended that students view and save this as they plan courses for this degree.

 

Click Here to View, Save, or Print a PDF Copy of the Planning Tool: Two-Year Sequence of Courses for this degree  

 

 

General Education Requirements: 31-37 credits


An approved list of general education courses can be found in the General Education Requirements and degree program required courses  section of the catalog. Choose general education courses from the following topics:

English: 3-6 credits


Arts and Humanities: 6 credits


Biological and Physical Sciences: 7-8 credits


At least one lab science required. See General Education Biological and Physical Sciences Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Interdisciplinary Studies, Computer Technology or Mathematics: 3-4 credits


See General Education Requirements for a list of approved courses.

Students who do not complete a Computer Technology general education course must satisfy the Computing and Information Technology competency requirement with an elective.

Health/Fitness/Wellness: 3 credits


See General Education Health/Fitness/Wellness Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Mathematics: 3-4 credits


See General Education Mathematics Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 6 credits


Must select two different disciplines. See General Education Social and Behavioral Sciences Requirements  for a list of approved courses.

Program Requirements:18 credits


Electives: 5-14 credits


  • Electives (with approval of department chair) 5-14 credits
    No more than 3 credit hours of physical activity courses may be used as electives

     

Additional Requirements


Computer Competency Requirement


See Computing and Information Technology Competency Requirement  for a list of computer competency requirement courses.

Diversity Requirement


Students may satisfy the diversity requirement simultaneously as they satisfy the arts and humanities, social and behavioral sciences, biological and physical sciences, health/fitness/wellness general education requirements or elective requirements. See Diversity Requirement  for a list of approved courses.

Related Educational Opportunities


Continuing Education and Workforce Development Offerings


Additional courses, credentials and/or certifications may be available through the AACC School of Continuing Education and Workforce Development.

Transfer Agreements


Agreements may exist for this program of study. To access agreements, go to www.aacc.edu/transfer.

Core Competencies


AACC offers quality degree programs that allow students to develop fundamental learning and life skills, called core competencies. For a full list of Core Competencies, click here.