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Cinematography

Cinematography Degrees

Certificate Program

General Education: English 3 credits
Course # Course Title Credits
ENG 121 English Composition I 3
Film Video Media Core: 15 credits
Course # Course Title Credits
FVM 105 Video Production I 3
FVM 117 Understanding the Actor’s Process 3
FVM 136 Short Script Analysis 3
FVM 150 Development of Film Expression 3
FVM 160 Video Post-Production I 3
Cinematography Videography Emphasis: 30 credits
Course # Course Title Credits
FVM 153 Introduction to Film Production 3
FVM 185 The Documentary Film 3
FVM 200 Video Production II 3
FVM 205 Camera Techniques 3
FVM 206 Film Video Lighting 3
FVM 213 Cinematography 3
FVM 220 16mm/HD Production 3
FVM 273 Professional Documentary Production 3
FVM Cinematography Elective* 6
* See department for approved FVM electives based on major.
Total General Education Credits 3
Total Core Credits 15
Total Emphasis Requirements 30
Total Required Credits 48

Associate of Applied Science

General Education Requirements: 15 credits
English
(6 credits)
Course # Course Title Credits
ENG 121 English Composition I 3
ENG 122 English Composition II 3
Mathematics
(3 credits)
Course # Course Title Credits
MAT 120 Math for Liberal Arts 4
MAT 120 or higher (excludes MAT 155 and 156)
Social and Behavioral Sciences
(3 credits)
Course # Course Title Credits
PSY 101 General Psychology I 3
Arts and Humanities
(3 credits)
Course # Course Title Credits
COM 115 Public Speaking 3
Total General Education Credits 15
Film Video Common Core: 15 credits
Course # Course Title Credits
FVM 105 Video Production I 3
FVM 117 Understanding the Actor’s Process 3
FVM 136 Short Script Analysis 3
FVM 150 Development of Film Expression 3
FVM 160 Video Post-Production I 3
Cinematography/Videography Emphasis: 45 credits
Course # Course Title Credits
FVM 153 Introduction to Film Production 3
FVM 185 The Documentary Film 3
FVM 200 Video Production II 3
FVM 202 Film/Video Business 3
FVM 204 Art Direction 3
FVM 205 Camera Techniques 3
FVM 206 Film Video Lighting 3
FVM 212 Contemporary global Cinema 3
FVM 213 Cinematography 3
FVM 220 16mm/HD Production 3
FVM 251 Feature Script Analysis 3
FVM 270 Film/Video Production III 3
FVM 273 Professional Documentary Production 3
FVM Cinematography Elective* 6
* See department for approved FVM electives based on major.
Total General Education Credits 15
Total Core Credits 15
Total Emphasis Credits 45
A.A.S. Degree, Film Video Media Cinematography/Videography Emphasis, Total Required Credits 75

Cinematography Faculty

Steve McKissen

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Tony Pfau

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Peter Wigand

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