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Certificate in Motion Pictures & Television

The four year certificate program provides students with a disciplined approach to the study of Motion Pictures & Television. Student portfolios will demonstrate the variety of skills and creativity developed. Graduates enter the field prepared for professional opportunities in Motion Pictures & Television. Students take electives and art history courses to round out their experience. Unlike the BFA program, students pursuing the Certificate program do not take liberal arts coursework.

Degree Breakdowns & Requirements: Certificate Graduation Plan

Certificate in Motion Pictures & Television Unit Requirements

Major Coursework
          Core 36 units
          Major 42 units
+By Advisement 24 units
+Art Electives 12 units
+Art History 6 units
TOTAL 120 units

Motion Pictures & Television Certificate Requirements

  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Minimum grade of C- in all major coursework

 

Sample Graduation Plan
  1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year 4th Year
FALL Major Core
Major Core
Major Core
Major Core
__________
12 units
Major Core
Major Core
Major Core
Major
__________
12 units
Major
Major
Major
By Advisement
__________
12 units
Major
Major
By Advisement
Elective
__________
12 units
WINTER Intersession
SPRING Major Core
Major Core
Major Core
Major Core
__________
12 units
Major
Major
Major
By Advisement
__________
12 units
Major
Major
By Advisement
By Advisement
__________
12 units
Major Core
Major
Major
Elective
__________
12 units
JUNE Intersession
SUMMER By Advisement
Art History
__________
6 units
By Advisement
Art History
__________
6 units
Major
By Advisement
__________
6 units
Elective
Elective
__________
6 units
Totals 30 units 30 units 30 units 30 units
  120 Unit Certificate
NOTES
  • Students are advised to meet with a Student Services Advisor to map an individualized graduation plan
  • Student Services Advisor approval is required for course loads exceeding 12 units for Fall or Spring semesters and exceeding 6 units in Summer semesters
  • Financial Aid is not available for intersessions
  • A maximum of 1 course may be taken in intersessions
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