2016-2017 College Catalog 
    Dec 06, 2023  
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Cinema/Television/Radio, A.S.

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The Cinema/Television/Radio Program prepares the student in all areas relating to the understanding and use of cinematic and broadcast media, with particular emphasis on hands-on experience. Employment possibilities include: producing, directing, on-air talent, editing, and numerous other vocational opportunities. This program provides and encourages both field and studio work in the student’s area of specialty. Coursework includes 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

Specialty Area 1 - Cinema

Specialty Area 2 - Television

Specialty Area 3 - Radio

Required Courses:

Specialty Area 4 - Post Production

Specialty Area 5 - CTVR-Critical Studies

Specialty Area 6 - Screen Acting and Voice Performance

Associate in Science Degree

Completion of the certificate program and a minimum of 60 units including the general education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 qualifies the student for the Associate in 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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