Arts and Humanities Division - Programs of Study
Film and Video Pre-Production
A.A. Degree (Transfer)
An Arts and Sciences Area of Study
APPLICATION CODE 259
For curiculum information, contact the Arts and Humanities Division –
Room HVPA-200 443-518-1480.
This curriculum is designed for students transferring to UMBC’s Film/Video Concentration of the Visual Arts degree. The area of study focuses on the history, development, theory, and criticism of the film and video arts, as well as the basic principles of film making and film production. The Film and Video Pre-Production area of study concentrates on 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.
|GENERAL EDUCATION CORE||Credits|
|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.
|Composition||ENGL-121 College Composition||3|
|Humanities, Arts & Literature1||ARTT-103 Art Appreciation||3|
|Humanities Core Course (see p. 62)|
|Literature Core Course (see p. 61)||6-8|
|Social Sciences2||Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Courses (see p. 63)||6|
|Science||Science Core Courses (see p. 63; must includeone course with lab)||7-8|
|Mathematics||Mathematics Core Course (see p. 64)||3-5|
|Interdisciplinary||Interdisciplinary and Emerging Issues Core Course (see p. 64)||2-3|
|REQUIRED COURSES RELATED TO MAJOR|
|ARTT-101||Two-Dimensional Basic Design||3|
|ARTT-104||Art History I||3|
|ARTT-105||Art History II||3|
|FILM-171||Introduction to American Cinema||3|
|FILM-172||Introduction to World Cinema||3|
|FINE-102||Arts, Cultures and Ideas||3|
|TVRD-130/ARTT-130||Introduction to Video I||3|
1 ARTT-103 (3 credits), plus one Humanities Core Course (3 credits), plus one Literature Core Course (3 credits) satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement, OR a World Language Sequence (8 credits), plus ARTT-103 (3 credits) satisfies the Humanities, Arts and Literature Core requirement.
2 One History Core Course is required and may be taken as either a Social and Behavioral Sciences Core or a Humanities Core. No more than 6 credits may be taken in History to meet Humanities Core and Social and Behavioral Sciences Core requirements.