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School of Motion Pictures & Television

AA Motion Pictures & Television

First Year - 30.0 Units

First Semester 12.0 Units

  • MPT_105: Cinematic Storytelling
    Pre-Requisite: On campus English as a second language students must pass EAP level 1.
    [Core]
  • MPT_110: Nonlinear Computer Editing 1: Principles of Editing
    Pre-Requisite: On campus English as a second language students must pass EAP level 1.
    [Core]
  • MPT_133: Short Film 1: Principles of Short Film
    Pre-Requisite: On campus English as a second language students must pass EAP level 3.
    [Core]
  • MPT_120: Respect for Acting
    Pre-Requisite: On campus English as a second language students must pass EAP level 4.
    [Core]

Second Semester 18.0 Units

  • MPT_130: Motion Picture Language
    Pre-Requisite: MPT 105 & MPT 110. On campus English as a second language students must pass EAP level 2.
    [Core]
  • MPT_231: Non-Linear Computer Editing 2
    Pre-Requisite: MPT 110 & MPT 130 (MPT 130 may be concurrent with MPT 231). On campus English as a second language students must pass EAP level 2.
    [Core]
  • LA_108: Composition for the Artist
    Pre-Requisite: English as a second language students must pass LA 103 with a C- or higher
    [Liberal Arts: Written Communications requirement]
  • MPT_205: Introduction to Producing
    Pre-Requisite: MPT 133 or MPT 295 & LA 108 (LA 108 may be concurrent) (Students with start terms of Spring 2013 and beyond must achieve a C- or higher in LA 108)
    [Core]
  • ***_***:
    [Liberal Arts by Advisement Course] *To be taken in Summer. **Choose any Film History course.
  • MPT_225: Introduction to Sound/Foley & Effects
    Pre-Requisite: MPT 110 or ANM 109 or MUS 125. On campus English as a second language students must pass EAP level 3.
    [Core] *To be taken in Summer.

Second Year - 36.0 Units

Third Semester 15.0 Units

  • MPT_260: Cinematography 1: Film
    Pre-Requisite: MPT 130. On campus English as a second language students must pass EAP level 3.
    [Core]
    OR
  • MPT_261: Cinematography 1: Digital
    Pre-Requisite: MPT 130. On campus English as a second language students must pass EAP level 3.
    [Core]
  • MPT_166: Short Film 2: Crafting the Short Film Script
    Pre-Requisite: MPT 133 & LA 108. LA 108 may be concurrent. (Students with start terms of Spring 2013 and beyond must achieve a C- or higher in LA 108)
    [Major]
  • ***_***:
    [Major]
  • LA_291: Designing Careers
    Pre-Requisite: LA 108 (Students with start terms of Spring 2013 and beyond must achieve a C- or higher in LA 108)
    [Liberal Arts: Employment Communications & Practices requirement]
  • LA_120: Art History through the 15th Century
    Pre-Requisite: LA 108 (Students with start terms of Spring 2013 and beyond must achieve a C- or higher in LA 108)
    [Liberal Arts: Art Historical Awareness requirement]

Fourth Semester 21.0 Units

  • MPT_140: Lighting 1: The Art of Seeing Light
    Pre-Requisite: MPT 260 or MPT 261
    [Core]
  • MPT_377: Principles of Directing
    Pre-Requisite: MPT 120, MPT 225, MPT 231, MPT 205 & MPT 260 or MPT 261 (MPT 205 may be concurrent)
    [Core]
  • ***_***:
    [Major]
  • ***_***:
    [Major]
  • LA_202: English Composition: Creative Persuasion & Argument
    Pre-Requisite: LA 108 (Students with start terms of Spring 2013 and beyond must achieve a C- or higher in LA 108)
    [Liberal Arts: Written Communications requirement]
    OR
  • LA_280: Perspective Journalism
    Pre-Requisite: LA 108 (Students with start terms of Spring 2013 and beyond must achieve a C- or higher in LA 108)
    [Liberal Arts: Written Communications requirement]
  • LA_121: Art History through the 19th Century
    Pre-Requisite: LA 108 (Students with start terms of Spring 2013 and beyond must achieve a C- or higher in LA 108)
    [Liberal Arts: Art Historical Awareness requirement] *To be taken in Summer
  • ***_***:
    [Major] *To be taken in Summer.