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Program Requirements

Digital Cinema: Associate in Science

Minimum Credits for Graduation: 62

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First Semester

Course Credits Schedule
Minimum Total Semester Credits 16  
ART 117, Visual Design for Electronic Media
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
COMM101, Mass Media*
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
COMM110, Aesthetics/Techniques of Video and Film Editing*
1 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
COMM111, Foundations of Digital Editing*
1 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
COMM140, Introduction to Field Production*
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ENGL100, Academic Writing I*
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ENGL135, Writing Workshop - Short Narrative Film
1 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
FSS 160, Freshman Seminar - Communication and Media Arts
1 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su

Second Semester

Course Credits Schedule
Minimum Total Semester Credits 15  
ART 111, Photography I
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
COMM210, Production and Direction*
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ENGL101, Academic Writing II
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
OR ENGL101, Academic Writing II
Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ENGL200, Screenwriting
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
MATH132, College Algebra and Trigonometry
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
OR MATH135, Precalculus Mathematics
Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
OR MATH200, Statistics
Fa, Wi, Sp, Su

Third Semester

Course Credits Schedule
Minimum Total Semester Credits 16  
COMM240, Non Fiction & Fiction Field Production*
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
COMM262, Portfolio Preparation-Communication*
1 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
OR ENGL260, Creative Writing Portfolio
Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ENGL233, Film Analysis
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su

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Fourth Semester

Course Credits Schedule
Minimum Total Semester Credits 15  
COMM298, Cinema Capstone*
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
OR ENGL298, Cinema Capstone*
Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ENGL201, Fundamentals of Speech
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
PSYC103, Introduction to Psychology
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
OR SOCI101, Introduction to Sociology
Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
SUNY GE Restricted Elective
ANTH201, Introduction to Anthropology
ANTH202, Cultural Anthropology
ANTH220, Dev Anthropology in a Globalizing World
ANTH260, Culture Survey for Study Abroad
ARAB101, Arabic I
ARAB102, Arabic II
ART 101, History and Appreciation of Art I
ASTR101, Introductory Astronomy
BIOL100, Human Biology
BIOL101, Principles of Biology I
BIOL102, Principles of Biology II
BIOL104, General Biology I
BIOL105, General Biology II
BIOL112, Essentials of Medical Microbiology
BIOL114, Essentials of Nutrition
BIOL116, Tropical Field Natural History
BIOL125, Biology and Earth Science for Teachers
BIOL131, Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology I
BIOL132, Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology II
BIOL201, Human Anatomy and Physiology I
BIOL202, Human Anatomy and Physiology II
BIOL216, General Microbiology
CHEM100, Fundamentals of Chemistry
CHEM101, Principles of Chemistry I
CHEM102, Principles of Chemistry II
CHEM107, General Chemistry I
CHEM108, General Chemistry II
CHEM205, Organic Chemistry I
CHEM206, Organic Chemistry II
CHIN101, Mandarin Chinese I
CHIN102, Mandarin Chinese II
CRJU217, Ethics in Criminal Justice
ECON101, Introduction to Economics
ECON120, Principles of Microeconomics
ECON121, Principles of Macroeconomics
ENGL102, Approaches to Literature
ENGL103, Report Writing
ENGL205, American Literature I
ENGL206, American Literature II
ENGL208, Introduction to Native American Literature
ENGL215, Short Fiction
ENGL220, Literature for Children
ENGL225, World Literature I
ENGL226, World Literature II
ENGL227, Creative Writing Workshop
ENGL229, Introduction to Poetry
ENGL233, Film Analysis
ENGL245, Survey of British Literature I
ENGL246, Survey of British Literature II
ENGL248, Contemporary Women Writers
ENVS101, Biological Resource Conservation
ENVS105, Environmental Ethics
ENVS107, Economy, Society & Environment
FREN101, French I
FREN102, French II
FREN201, Intermediate French I
FREN202, Intermediate French II
GEOG110, Geography of the Americas
GEOG115, Highlights of World Regional Geography
GEOG120, World Regional Geography
GEOL101, Introductory Geology
GEOL125, Biology and Earth Science for Teachers
GERM101, Beginning German I
GERM102, Beginning German II
HSTY101, Development of the Western Tradition I
HSTY102, Development of the Western Tradition II
HSTY110, World History to 1500
HSTY111, World History Since 1500
HSTY201, American History to 1877
HSTY202, American History Since 1877
HSTY215, History of Latin America
HSTY225, African American History
HSTY233, Women in U.S. History
HSTY252, Native American History: Colonial Policies
HSTY255, Labor History
HSTY260, Topics in Modern Latin America
ITAL101, Italian I
ITAL102, Italian II
MATH109, Statistical Literacy
MATH115, Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers II
MATH122, Technical Mathematics
MATH132, College Algebra and Trigonometry
MATH135, Precalculus Mathematics
MATH181, Discrete Mathematics
MATH200, Statistics
MATH201, Calculus I
MATH202, Calculus II
MATH203, Calculus III
MATH206, Differential Equations
METR101, Introductory Meteorology
PHIL101, Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL201, Contemporary Moral Issues
PHSC104, General Physics I
PHSC105, General Physics II
PHSC211, Physics I (Mechanics and Heat)
PHSC212, Physics II (Electricity and Magnetism)
PHSC213, Physics III (Waves, Optics and Modern Physics)
POSC103, American National Government
POSC104, American State and Local Government
POSC107, Economy, Society & Environment
POSC260, Topics in Modern Latin America
PSYC101, Psychology of Personal Growth
PSYC103, Introduction to Psychology
PSYC201, Social Psychology
PSYC205, Developmental Psychology: The Child
PSYC207, Developmental Psychology: The Adolescent
PSYC208, Developmental Psychology: The Adult
PSYC209, Abnormal Psychology
PSYC218, Educational Psychology
RECR150, Play Across Cultures
RUSN101, Russian I
RUSN102, Russian II
SOCE150, Play Across Cultures
SOCE201, Human Sexuality
SOCE205, Organizational Behavior
SOCE258, Creative Nonfiction
SOCI101, Introduction to Sociology
SOCI103, The American Community
SOCI201, Sociology of the Family
SOCI203, Race and Ethnicity in American Society
SOCI205, Contemporary Social Problems
SOCI206, Juvenile Delinquency
SOCI207, Introduction to Criminology
SOCI220, Dev Anthropology in a Globalizing World
SOCI225, Globalization & the Contemporary World
SPAN101, Beginning Spanish I
SPAN102, Beginning Spanish II
SPAN201, Intermediate Spanish I
SPAN202, Intermediate Spanish II
WGST233, Women in U.S. History
WGST248, Contemporary Women Writers

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Unrestricted Elective
ACAD, ACAD Elective
ACCT, ACCT Elective
ANTH, ANTH Elective
ARAB, ARAB Elective
ART, ART Elective
ASTR, ASTR Elective
BIOL, BIOL Elective
BUAD, BUAD Elective
CAPS, CAPS Elective
CDSC, CDSC Elective
CFOR, CFOR Elective
CHEM, CHEM Elective
CHIN, CHIN Elective
CIS, CIS Elective
COMM, COMM Elective
CONT, CONT Elective
COOP, COOP Elective
COOP, COOP Elective
CRJU, CRJU Elective
CSCI, CSCI Elective
CSS, CSS Elective
DRAF, DRAF Elective
ECHD, ECHD Elective
ECON, ECON Elective
EDUC, EDUC Elective
ELEC, ELEC Elective
EMT, EMT Elective
ENGL ELEC, English Elective
ENGL1, ENGL1 Elective
ENGL2, ENGL2 Elective
ENSC, ENSC Elective
ENVS, ENVS Elective
ESL, ESL Elective
ESOL1, ESOL1 Elective
FITN, FITN Elective
FREN, FREN Elective
FSS, FSS Elective
GEOG, GEOG Elective
GEOL, GEOL Elective
GERM, GERM Elective
HLTH, HLTH Elective
HRMG, HRMG Elective
HSTY, HSTY Elective
HUMN, HUMN Elective
HUMS, HUMS Elective
IED, IED Elective
INTD, INTD Elective
IRM, IRM Elective
MATH ELEC, Mathematics Elective
MATH1, MATH1 Elective
MATH2, MATH2 Elective
METR, METR Elective
MUSI, MUSI Elective
NURS, NURS Elective
OFFC, OFFC Elective
PARA, PARA Elective
PARC, PARC Elective
PHIL, PHIL Elective
PHSC, PHSC Elective
POSC, POSC Elective
PSED, PSED Elective
PSYC, PSYC Elective
RDNG1, RDNG1 Elective
RECR, RECR Elective
REST, REST Elective
RUSN, RUSN Elective
SOCE, SOCE Elective
SOCI, SOCI Elective
SPAN, SPAN Elective
SPMT, SPMT Elective
TOUR, TOUR Elective
UNRE, UNRE Elective
WGST, WGST Elective
WINE, WINE Elective
WOST, WOST Elective

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A "C" or better grade is required in ENGL 100 and all Communication (COMM) courses.

A student exempted from ENGL 100 must substitute a three credit liberal arts elective. The course should be selected in consultation with the student's advisor.

Restricted Elective(s): Select from: ART 149, ART 212, ART 233, COMM 112, COMM 145, COMM 225, COMM 245, COMM 249, COMM 265, ENGL 102, ENGL 216, ENGL/SOCI 218, ENGL 255, or ENGL 271.

SUNY GEN ED Restricted Elective: Select a course from any of the approved SUNY General Education course areas except Area 8 – The Arts.

Unrestricted Elective: The course should be selected in consultation with the student's advisor.

*Grade of C or better is required