2018-2019 Catalog 
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Cinema-Television-Radio Associate of Science

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The Cinema/Television/Radio degree provides preparation for work in the media industry through six specialty options: Cinema, Television, Radio, Post Production, Screen Acting, or Critical Studies. The core coursework provides a foundation for students who intend to transfer into majors such as Radio-Television-Film, Television, Video, Film, and Electronic Arts. Topics focus on specialized technical skills that mirror real-world tasks as well as specific media analysis. Opportunities to build the technical, aesthetic, and project management skills needed for employment and advancement in a career in this field are embedded throughout the program. Jobs that utilize the knowledge and skills in this degree include camera operator, video journalist, TV show researcher, film editor, voice-over talent and/or film/TV show talent. This program provides and encourages both field and studio work in the student’s area of specialty. Course options include participation in internships at various stations and facilities.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Apply skills and knowledge required to be successful in the media production industry and/or to excel in four-year institutions.
  • Produce a demo reel which can showcase their skills and knowledge and help them find employment.
  • Demonstrate readiness for employment in the industry and/or transfer to a four-year institution.
  • Describe the technical, cultural and economic history and trends of radio, television or film.

Required Courses

Total Units for the Major: 21

Associate of Science Degree

Complete a minimum of 60 units including the total number of units described above and the General Education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 to qualify for the Associate of Science degree. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Saddleback College.

General Education Requirements for Associate Degrees

Refer to the Graduation Requirements  or to the CSU-GE and IGETC patterns in this catalog for specific courses which meet general education requirements. Refer to ASSIST.org and to the transfer institution’s catalog for transfer requirements.

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