Arts and Humanities Programs of Study
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||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|
Humanities Core Course (see p. 62)
|Arts Core Course (see p. 62)|
|Literature Core Course (see p. 61)||9-11|
|Social Sciences2||Social and Behavioral Sciences Core Courses (see p. 63)||6|
|Science||Science Core Courses (see p. 63; must include one 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|
|FILM-101 ||Introduction to Film||3|
|FILM-139/TVRD-139||Principles of Film and Media Production||3|
|FILM-171||Introduction to American Cinema||3|
|FILM-172||Introduction to World Cinema||3|
|FINE-102||Arts, Cultures and Ideas||3|
|Electives – Select 6-9 credits from the following (3 credits each):|
|ARTT-104||Art History I|
|ARTT-105||Art History II|
|ARTT-109||Drawing I |
|Any course with a FILM prefix||6-9|
1One Humanities Core Course (3 credits), plus one Arts 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 another Humanities, Arts, and Literature Core (3 credits) in a second discipline other than a World Language 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.