Telemedia

The program below is undergoing modification and the modification will be placed into an addendum upon Chancellor’s Office approval - see your counselor for further information and visit the college website under www.swccd.edu/catalog link for the latest addenda updates.

Associate in Arts
Transfer Preparation* (Major Code: 01280)

Southwestern College offers most of the lower-division courses that are required by colleges and universities offering a four-year curriculum in telecommunications. Enrollment in the courses will develop the student’s competency and understanding in audio, video, television, and film. It will satisfy the lower-division course requirements for the bachelor’s degree in television, film, and new media production at SDSU.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Students will utilize Production Books to communicate the design, acquisition and post production requirements to their team members in order to produce complete motion picture productions.
  • By undertaking a comprehensive video production students will participate in a collaborative environment that promotes the sharing and evaluation of creative contributions.
  • Students will demonstrate their understanding of fundamental pre-production, production and post-production concepts by completing a three to five minute video project which will integrate camera, lighting, sound and editing techniques.
Program Requirements
ART 121DARKROOM AND DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY I3
ART 159GRAPHIC DESIGN---LAYOUT3
TELE 110WRITING FOR FILM AND ELECTRONIC MEDIA3
Select one of the following:3
CULTURE AND THE MEDIA
HISTORY OF FILM AS ART
CINEMA AS A FORM OF EXPRESSION AND COMMUNICATION
TELE/ART 131INTRODUCTION TO VIDEO AND FILM PRODUCTION3
TELE/TA 150INTRODUCTION TO DESIGN AND PRODUCTION3
TELE/MUS 151/RA&T 120RECORDING TECHNIQUES3
TELE/COMM 180INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONIC MEDIA3
TELE 183VIDEO STUDIO PRODUCTION3
Total Units27
Recommended Electives
TELE 115ACTING FOR TELEVISION AND FILM3
TELE 132INTERMEDIATE VIDEO AND FILM PRODUCTION3
TELE 233FILM PRODUCTION3
TELE 234DOCUMENTARY VIDEO PRODUCTION3
TELE 242TELEVISION AND FILM DIRECTING3
JOUR 101INTRODUCTION TO MASS COMMUNICATION AND SOCIETY3
JOUR 151NEWS REPORTING AND WRITING3
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Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should complete courses specific to the transfer institution of choice. University requirements vary from institution to institution and are subject to change. Therefore, it is important to verify transfer major preparation and general education requirements through consultation with a counselor in either the Counseling Center or Transfer Center. See catalog Transfer Courses Information section for further information.

To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.