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    State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
  Nov 21, 2017
2013-2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Digital Cinema [2031] +

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Associate in Science Degree

(66 Credit Hours)

Program Goal

To prepare qualified designers, authors, journalists, media-makers, artists and communicators who can manipulate the latest technology and procedures for digital media presentations. Skills learned include components and construction of narrative and documentary video/film and still photography, digital audio, video and graphic design, broadcast and new media programming, with an emphasis on traiditional and internet distibution methods. Display, sales and distribution of multimedia products are primary outcomes.

Program Entrance Requirements

In addition to the admission requirements of the College, the following are required for admission to the Film Production Technology: Digital Cinema Program:

  1. Mathematics proficiency which qualifies the student for entry into MAC 1105  or higher, as demonstrated by the standard placement criteria currently in use at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF); and
  2. Successful completion of GRA 1100C , FIL 1000 , and ENC 1101  with a grade of “C” or better.

Program Manager

Del Jacobs
941-752-5251 Bradenton
941-408-1300, ext. 65251 Venice

General Academic Courses

Students may take these courses at any time during their program of study.

Subtotal Credit Hours: 36

Program Core Courses**

Please consult the course description section of the Catalog for any prerequisites.


Choose 3 credits: Any approved course in FIL, GRA or PGY

Subtotal Credit Hours: 30


An A.S. degree in Film Production Technology requires successful completion of 64 credit hours and a final GPA of 2.5 or higher.

** A grade of “C” or better must be attained for each core course and the courses meeting the general education requirements for this degree.

+ Effective Fall 2013, no new students are being accepted into an A.A.S. degree program. Students currently enrolled will have two years (Summer 2015) to complete the A.A.S. specific courses requirements of in the program. The only difference of the A.A.S. from the A.S. curriculum is that of one math course (MAT 1033 ).

Articulated credit from a technical institute/secondary school may be applicable. Contact the SCF associate vice president of corporate and community development for more information.

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