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Digital Media: Digital Filmmaking (AS) Communications Studies Total Units: 22
This program is currently inactive. Catalog rights may apply, see a counselor for more information.

Term Effective: Fall 2022


The AS in Digital Media: Digital Filmmaking is designed for students to get a focused overview of the digital media production process. Students will learn the language of cinema, how to use technology to capture images and sound, and how to edit. Students can choose to focus on fiction or non-fiction modes of production. Students work in teams using a variety of cutting-edge technologies to create original works. Completers can choose to enter the production industry, or use these core units to further their studies (see Film, Television, and Electronic Media AS-T).

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. Analyze visual media from a technical, aesthetic, historic, and cultural point-of-view;
  2. Demonstrate fluency in the language of film production and criticism;
  3. Plan, organize, and execute the production of digital media projects;
  4. Collaborate effectively in production teams;

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Digital Media: Digital Filmmaking (AS) program are:

  • Complete 22 units from
    • Digital Media: Digital Filmmaking Core Requirements
    • Information Learning Resources Requirement

Digital Media: Digital Filmmaking Core Requirements - complete 21.00 units
CS 74.22Digital Video Post-Production3.00
MEDIA 10Film Appreciation4.00
MEDIA 18Audio for Film Production3.00
MEDIA 20Introduction to Digital Filmmaking4.00
Complete any combination totaling at least 7.00 units from the following:
JOUR 55Multimedia Reporting4.00
MEDIA 19Multi-Camera Studio Production4.00
MEDIA 21Intermediate Digital Filmmaking4.00
MEDIA 22Screenwriting3.00
Information Learning Resources Requirement - complete 1.00 units
LIR 10Introduction to Information Literacy1.00

Term Effective: Fall 2022

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Term Inactive: Fall 2023

Previous Versions:

Digital Media: Digital Filmmaking - effective Fall 2021
Digital Media: Digital Filmmaking - effective Fall 2020
Digital Media: Digital Filmmaking - effective Fall 2019
Digital Media: Digital Filmmaking - effective Fall 2016
Digital Media: Digital Filmmaking - effective Fall 2015
Digital Media: Digital Filmmaking - effective Fall 2014
Digital Media: Digital Filmmaking - effective Fall 2012
Digital Media: Digital Filmmaking - effective Spring 2011

Associate Degree Requirements:

The major is one of several requirements students need to fulfill in order to be awarded the Associate Degree, the highest level of academic achievement recognized by Santa Rosa Junior College. Please note that all of the following requirements must be met in order for the degree to be conferred:

For all students admitted for the Fall 2009 term or any term thereafter, a grade of "C" or better, or "P" if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis, is required for each course applied toward the major.

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

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