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Visual Arts, Film Specialization AAA

The template below is for students declaring a major for the catalog year 2018-19. The Advising Sheet Archive contains printable advising sheets for the catalog years 2016-17, 2017-18, and 2018-19. Students already with a declared major should view their advising report in SIS for appropriate course selection.

Associate of Applied Arts (AAA)

C Career & technical education programs for job training = Career & technical education programs for job training, guided by Advisory Committees

Purpose

For students who intend to pursue careers in film production. Program coursework provides a foundation for the fine and applied arts and allows students to learn techniques specific to digital filmmaking. Students are required to prepare portfolios of their work.

Program Requirements and Special Conditions

Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students may need to complete placement tests in English and mathematics. Visit www.jtcc.edu/placement for all course placement options. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.

 

printer iconPrintable Advising Sheet

Required Courses CR. Pre-requisite Courses Approved Course Substitutions
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES
SDV 101 Orientation to Visual and Performing Arts Programs 1   SDV 100
ENG 111 College Composition I 3 See Placement Requirements  
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 ENG 111  
Mathematics or Science Elective (choose 1):
BIO 101 General Biology I
CHM 101 Intro to Chemistry I
ENV 121 General Environmental Science I
MTH 154 Quantitative Reasoning I
PHY 101 Intro to Physics I
3-4 See Placement Requirements See Note 2
Social/Behavioral Science Elective (choose 1):
HIS 101 Survey of Western Civilization I
HIS 102 Survey of Western Civilization II
HIS 111 Survey of World Civilization I
HIS 112 Survey of World Civilization II
HIS 121 United States History I
HIS 122 United States History II
PSY 200 Principles of Psychology
SOC 200 Principles of Sociology
3   See Note 2
MAJOR COURSES
ART 101 History and Appreciation of Art I 3    
ART 102 History and Appreciation of Art II 3    
ART 121 Drawing I 3    
ART 131 Fundamentals of Design I 3    
ART 132 Fundamentals of Design II 3    
ART 130 Introduction to Multimedia 4    
ART 150 History of Film and Animation 3    
Art Elective (choose 1):
ART 180 Intro to Computer Graphics
ART 203 Animation I
ART 208 Video Techniques
ART 217 Graphic Design I
CST 131 Acting I
CST 145 Stagecraft
3    
Art Elective (choose 1):
ART 204 Animation II
ART 218 Graphic Design II
CST 132 Acting II
CST 136 Theatre Workshop
CST 140 Acting for the Camera
CST 145 Stagecraft
PHT 135 Electronic Darkroom
3    
CST 151 Film Appreciation I 3    
Communication Studies and Theatre Elective (choose 1):
CST 131 Acting I
CST 136 Theatre Workshop
CST 140 Acting for the Camera
CST 145 Stagecraft
CST 160 Improvisation I
3    
PHT 150 Film Production I Offered Fall only 3    
PHT 151 Film Production II Offered Spring only 3 PHT 150  
PHT 274 Digital Film Editing and Post Production Offered Spring only 3    
Photography or Film Elective (choose 1):
ART 208 Video Techniques
PHT 120 Screenwriting
PHT 164 Intro to Digital Photography
PHT 221 Studio Lighting I
3    
ART 287 Portfolio and Resume Preparation 1 Majors only – Taken during last semester  
Total Minimum Credits to Complete 60-61  

Notes

  1. Students are strongly encouraged to complete their SDV and ENG requirements first.
  2. Students should meet with their academic advisor to determine the best option to meet their goals.
  3. Student must develop a portfolio during their last semester of study.
  4. Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their advisement report in MyTyler – SIS.
  5. Transfer to Four-Year Colleges and Universities – This program is not intended for transfer. Students desiring to transfer should consult their academic advisors and their intended transfer institution for specific direction in program and course selection. Required courses for any major at four-year institutions may vary.

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Division of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

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