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Film Studies - Arts and Sciences Transfer (A.A.)


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Title of Major: Arts and Sciences - Film Studies (A.A.)

Award: Associate of Arts degree, A.A.

Code:  AA.ARTS-SCI.FLM-STDS

Total Credit Hours: 60

About the Film Studies Program

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

Honors Program Courses


If you qualify for the Honors Program, you may take honors versions  of some courses (such as ENG 101H , ENG 102H , etc.).

Graduation Requirements


See Academic Regulations for college-wide Graduation Requirements .

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Arts and Sciences Transfer Program Core Course Requirements


The Program Requirements for this degree are simultaneously satisfied by three of General Education Requirements listed below: (1) the Communications Arts and Humanities general education requirement, (2) the  Sophomore Literature Arts and Humanities general education requirement, and (3) one of  the History Social and Behavioral Sciences general education requirement courses (HIS 111  or HIS 112  or HIS 211  or HIS 212 ).

General Education Requirements: 31 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 Composition: 6 credits


Arts and Humanities: 6 credits


Biological and Physical Sciences: 7 credits


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

Mathematics: 3 credits


Social and Behavioral Sciences: 6 credits


Additional General Education Requirements: 3 credits


Area of Concentration 29 credits


Choose one of the following: 3 credits


Technology Requirement: 3 credits


Electives: 5 credits


Recommend students check on transfer institution’s requirements. No more than 3 credits of physical activity courses may be used as elective.

Diversity Requirement


All students in associate degree programs must satisfy the Diversity Requirement . In many cases, students may satisfy this requirement simultaneously as they satisfy a general education course requirement or with an elective. 

Technology Requirement


Satisfied by ART 106 .

Wellness Requirement


Unless they are in a degree that is exempt, all students in associate degree programs must satisfy the Wellness Requirement . In many cases, students may satisfy this requirement simultaneously as they satisfy a general education course requirement or with an elective.

Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Communicate complex ideas and information through writing, speaking, presenting, and using technology.
  2. Locate, organize, and analyze information from multiple sources in order to develop informed, reasoned, and substantiated arguments.
  3. Explain the value of tradition, innovation, and creativity in understanding and participating in expression through film.
  4. Apply mathematical skills, critical analysis, and logical thinking to solve problems and interpret quantitative information.
  5. Disucss social diversity and the ways in which cultural values are historically and socially situated.
  6. Produce and refine audio and visual components of timed media through the use of current production technology.
  7. Analyze the form and content of timed media and express it in writing. 
  8. Discuss the aesthetic and cultural history of timed media. 

This program aligns with all the college’s core competencies. 

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