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University Transfer Program
60-70 transferable units

California State University
University of California
Independent Colleges and Universities

Program Overview

The Associate in Science in Film, TV, and Electronic Media for Transfer (AS-T) will prepare students for transfer into bachelor's degree programs in broadcast, film, TV, and similar majors.

The Associate in Science for Transfer (AS-T) is intended for students who plan to complete a bachelor's degree in a similar major at a CSU campus. Students completing these degrees (AA-T or AS-T) are guaranteed admission to the CSU system, but not to a particular campus or major.

Career opportunities include TV and video producing, directing, camera operation, video editing, script-writing, audio recording and mixing, and radio programming.

Program Requirements

Major Requirements
Required Core Courses: 6 units, select 2 courses from the following: Units
DGME 100 Media in Society 3 units
FILM 100 Introduction to Film 3 units
DGME 101 Writing for Mass Media 3 units
FILM 153 Screenwriting 3 units
Required Selective Courses: 6 units, select 3 units from A1 and 3 units from A2: LIST A: A1 Options: 3 units Units
DGME 118 Digital Audio Production 3 units
DGME 119 Radio and Podcast Production Lab 3 units
A2 Options: 3 units Units
DGME 113 Digital Video Production 3 units
Required Selective Courses: 3-4 units, select 1 course from the following, OR any List A course not used above: LIST B: Units
FILM 120 Film History I 4 units
FILM 121 Film History II 4 units
Required Selective Courses: 3-4 units, select 1 course from the following or any course from List A or B not used above: LIST C: Units
FILM 122 Film History Focus 4 units
FILM 130 Film Directors 4 units
FILM 123 Documentary Film: Studies and Practice 4 units
FILM 135 Film Genres 4 units
FILM 140 Contemporary World Cinema 4 units
FILM 145 Watching Quality Television 4 units
FILM 154 Expanded Scriptwriting Skills 3 units
Total Required Major Units: 18 - 20
General Education - certified completion of one of the following:
  • California State University General Education-Breadth pattern (CSU GE Breadth),
  • OR
  • Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC/CSU) pattern
Elective courses: If applicable, additional courses to meet the minimum 60 CSU transferable units requirement.

Please refer to Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) Requirements for more information.