Recommended Sequence of Courses
Program of Study: Film StudiesCourse Offerings subject to change. Please consult the current Schedule of Classes.
Department: Communication StudiesThis document is for planning purposes only and is not a guarantee of course offerings
Coordinator: mtraina@santarosa.eduA full-time student seeking to complete an Associate's Degree in two years should expect to take an average of 15 units per semester.
Term Effective: Fall 2023A major is only part of what is required for an Associate's Degree
* denotes a required course.Students are strongly advised to meet with a counselor for educational planning
   

Semester 1
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
MEDIA10*FILM APPRECIATION4.00Summer 2024, Fall 2024Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYES
LIR10*INTRO TO INFO LITERACY1.00Summer 2024, Fall 2024Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYESYESYESYES
Total Semester Units:5.00
Semester 2
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
MEDIA14*EARLY FILM HISTORY4.00Fall 2024Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalentYES
Total Semester Units:4.00
Semester 3
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
MEDIA15*MODERN FILM HISTORY4.00Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Total Semester Units:4.00
Semester 4
Course NumberCourse TitleUnitsSemester OfferedPrerequisitesAdvisoriesIn PersonOnlineHybridBlendedDayEveningWeekend
MEDIA17 or complete any combination WORLD CINEMA4.00Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
MEDIA20*DIGITAL FILMMAKING4.00Fall 2024YES
Total Semester Units:8.00
Recommended course sequence units total:21.00
Minimum units to meet major requirements:20.00
Key:
In Person=Face to Face
Online=Fully Online, no mandatory face to face.
Hybrid=At least 51% online
Blended=Majority face to face