Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2017-2018 Catalog Program: Digital Cinema [2031] Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Digital Cinema [2031]

Associate in Science Degree

(60 Credit Hours)

Program Manager

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

Program Goal

This program prepares 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 traditional and internet distribution 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 Program:

I. Mathematics proficiency which qualifies the student for entry into +MAC1105 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 belter.

General Education Courses

Course NameCredit HoursTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
ENC 1101 - Written Communication I (3 Credit Hours)
  • Mathematics Choose from Area II, A.S. (3 Credit Hours)
  • Social Sciences Choose from Area III, A.S. (3 Credit Hours)
  • Humanities Choose from Area IV, A.S. (3 Credit Hours)**
  • Natural Science Choose from Area V, A.S. (3 Credit Hours)
  • Subtotal Credit Hours: 15

    Program Specialization Courses

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

    Course NameCredit HoursTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
    FIL 1030 - History of Motion Pictures (3 Credit Hours)
    FIL 1420 - Digital Production- Non Fiction (3 Credit Hours)
    GRA 1100C - Introduction to Computer Graphics (3 Credit Hours)
    PGY 1800C - Digital Imaging I (3 Credit Hours)


    MMC 1949 - Career Decision Work Experience in Mass Communications OR (3 Credit Hours)
    FIL 1949 - Career Decision Work Experience In Film/Video (3 Credit Hours)


    FIL 1007 - Film Analysis and Critique (3 Credit Hours)
    FIL 1000 - Introduction to Film and Television (3 Credit Hours)
    DIG 2000 - Media Interpretation and Adaptation (3 Credit Hours)
    FIL 2461 - Cinematography (3 Credit Hours)


    FIL 2949 - Internship in Film/Video OR (3 Credit Hours)
    MMC 2949 - Internship in Mass Communications (3 Credit Hours)


    FIL 2571 - Post-production Workshop OR (3 Credit Hours)
    PGY 2405C - Advanced Imaging (3 Credit Hours)


    FIL 1537 - Audio Design (3 Credit Hours)


    FIL 2580 - Film-Style Production OR (3 Credit Hours)
    FIL 2423 - Foundations of Production (3 Credit Hours)


    RTV 1510 - Basic Television Production (3 Credit Hours)
  • Electives Choose any approved course  in FIL, GRA, or PGY (3 Credit Hours)
  • Subtotal Credit Hours: 45

    Total Credit Hours: 60


    Articulated credit from a technical college/secondary school may be applicable. Contact Career and Technical Education for more information.

    Degree Pathway

    Required Courses and recommended Sequence: The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. Developmental courses and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Course availability within the program sequences is specifically intended for full-time students who begin their course work with the fall semester. Students should always consult their online degree planner for the catalog year that they entered the college, and contact their program manager to better understand typical course availability and individual program planning.

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