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Associate in Arts-Direct Transfer Agreement
Division of Arts and Sciences
Division of Arts and Sciences
Bldg. 1, Room B203
Film is an incredible art form capable of capturing moments, authentic or staged, and making them eternal. It’s a way of bringing art to life and sharing it with others. It’s also a means of documenting real life experiences and preserving significant events for future generations to view. Film classes teach students to appreciate film in the context of society, history, and politics. Students will also learn critical thinking and other essential skills.
Participation in film studies is beneficial to students whether they’re planning to transfer to a four-year college to pursue an advanced degree, or enter the workforce immediately upon graduation.
Out of state students please refer to the tuition of "non-resident with waiver" section of web catalog.
Ability to attend classes and participate in mandatory group and solo projects.
Review the Associate of Arts Transfer Degree requirements worksheet here.
Film studies equips students with a host of theoretical and technical skills that can be applied to a broad range of careers. Some require a bachelor’s or master’s degree, while others require a two-year degree or certificate.
A few professions in which film studies students can excel include:
Location manager or scout
Search our site to learn more about film courses and transfer degree options.
FILM 140 — Silent Cinema — 2.0
(Formerly HUM 140) The silent cinema film course traces cinema’s rapid evolution from its primitive beginnings to the sound era. A variety of films from around the world are studied in terms of artistic, historical and social contexts. Film clips and full-length films produced and directed by the pioneers of the film industry will be viewed.
View SCC Course Learning Outcomes
FILM 141 — Introduction to Film — 5.0
(Formerly HUM 141) This course is a basic introduction to how films communicate meaning and reflect and influence society. The course gives the students an understanding of film forms, techniques and styles. Students develop a critical viewpoint and become able to explain the many ways in which film communicates. The overall goal of the course is to produce perceptive and sensitive film viewers. Feature-length films are viewed in class.View SCC Course Learning Outcomes
FILM 207 — Basic Movie Making Techniques — 5.0
This course is designed to acquaint the student with the three basic phases of movie making and emphasizes the directorial and storytelling functions of the media. Prerequisite: FILM 141 or permission of instructor.View SCC Course Learning Outcomes