Film Studies - A.A. Degree (Transfer)
An Arts and Sciences Area of Study
Application Code 244
For curriculum information, contact the Arts and Humanities Division– Room HVPA-200—443-518-1480.
This curriculum is designed for students transferring to a four-year institution majoring in film studies and/or electronic media. The Film Studies area of study focuses on the history, development, theory, and criticism of the film/video arts, as well as the basic principles of film making and film production. This area of study examines the aesthetics and production of film and is designed to enable students to understand the history of film and media and to think and write critically about film and electronic media. Students are advised to check the requirements of the institution to which they intend to transfer.
General Education Core
Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s total of general education and required courses must equal at least 60 semester hours of credit.
Arts & Humanities
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Biological & Physical Sciences
Required Courses Related to Major
Total Credit Hours: 60
A graduate should be able to
- 1. Identify, understand, evaluate, and apply ethical reasoning and ethical considerations involved in filmmaking.
- 2. Develop self-confidence and motivation, tolerance to diversity and ambiguity, open-mindedness, risk-taking, insight skills, and the ability to redefine a problem and overcome obstacles.
- 3. Demonstrate an understanding of the critical theories and concepts used in film.
- 4. Understand the history of the medium of film and its language, aesthetics, and technology.