Meet with a CSM counselor to discuss how to achieve academic goals and to develop a comprehensive student educational plan (SEP).
University Transfer Program
60–70 transferable units
California State University
University of California
Independent Colleges and Universities
Our Film program specializes in film and media studies, film history and criticism, and the new global media culture. Individuals may obtain an A.A. in Film, which trains them in the history, theory and craft of diverse styles of film art. Many graduates continue their education at a four-year university, majoring in subjects such as film, television, digital media or theater.
|Required Selective Courses: 3 courses for a total of 9-12 units||Units|
|DGME 100||Media in Society||3 units|
|DGME 113||Digital Video Production||3 units|
|DGME 118||Digital Audio Production||3 units|
|ENGL 161||Creative Writing I||3 units|
|ENGL 162||Creative Writing II||3 units|
|ENGL 163||Creative Writing III||3 units|
|ETHN 288||African-American Cinema||3 units|
|ETHN 585||Ethnicity in Cinema||3 units|
|FILM 122||Film History Focus||4 units|
|FILM 123||Documentary Film: Studies and Practice||4 units|
|FILM 130||Film Directors||4 units|
|FILM 135||Film Genres||4 units|
|FILM 140||Contemporary World Cinema||4 units|
|FILM 145||Watching Quality Television||4 units|
|FILM 153||Screenwriting||3 units|
|FILM 154||Expanded Scriptwriting Skills||3 units|
|FILM 200||Film in Focus||4 units|
And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum
60 units required for the Associate degree.
Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.