Jun 26, 2022
PURPOSE: This two-year degree prepares students for jobs in digital film production. This degree is offered at the Midlothian Campus.
CREDENTIALS: An Associate of Applied Arts (AAA) degree is a major in an area related to the visual arts such as film, photography, and visual arts that takes two years for full-time students to complete. Although the purpose of an AAA degree is to gain skills for employment, some transfer institutions may accept some or all of the courses from an AAA major.
TRANSFER INFORMATION: This program is not intended for transfer. Students desiring to transfer should consult their academic advisors and their intended transfer institutions for specific direction in program and course selection. More information can also be found at www.jtcc.edu/academics/transfer/
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. Students may need to complete placement tests in English and mathematics. Visit www.jtcc.edu/placement for all course placement options. If students have deficiencies in English and/or mathematics, JTCC offers developmental and prerequisite courses to prepare students for the curriculum. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.
PROGRAM OUTCOMES: By the completion of this program, students will be expected to demonstrate an intermediate level of competency in the following skills:
- Critically evaluate personal studio art projects and those of other students, applying the process of critique.
- Write a professional resume, cover letter, and artist statement introducing themselves, their art, and their artistic philosophies.
- Gauge linear perspective and proportion in relation to drawing.
- Produce an edited film sequence utilizing various film editing and postproduction techniques.
- Execute a body of artwork utilizing various lighting and filmmaking equipment.
- Assemble a reel of specified projects.
- SDV 100 - College Success Skills 1 credit
- ENG 111 - College Composition I 3 credits
- ENG 112 - College Composition II 3 credits
- MTH 154 - Quantitative Reasoning 3 credits Additional Course Option: MTH 161 .
- ART 101 - History and Appreciation of Art I 3 credits
- ART 121 - Drawing I 3 credits
- ART 131 - Fundamentals of Design I 3 credits
- CST 151 - Film Appreciation I 3 credits
- ART 102 - History and Appreciation of Art II 3 credits
- ART 132 - Fundamentals of Design II 3 credits
- ART 130 - Introduction to Multimedia 4 credits
- ART 150 - History of Film and Animation 3 credits
- PHT 150 - Film Production I 3 credits Offered Fall only
- ART 180 - Introduction to Computer Graphics 3 credits Additional Course Options: ART 203 , ART 208 , ART 217 , CST 131 , CST 145 .
- CST 131 - Acting I 3 credits Additional Course Options: CST 136 , CST 140 , CST 145 , CST 160 .
- ART 208 - Video Techniques 3 credtis Additional Course Options: PHT 120 , PHT 164 , PHT 221 .
- PHT 151 - Film Production II 3 credits Offered Spring only
- PHT 274 - Digital Film Editing and Post Production 3 credits Offered Spring only
- ART 204 - Animation II 4 credits Additional Course Options: ART 218 , CST 132 , CST 136 , CST 140 , CST 145 , PHT 135 .
- PSY 200 - Principles of Psychology 3 credits Additional Course Options: SOC 200 , HIS 111 , HIS 112 , HIS 121 , HIS 122 .
- ART 287 - Portfolio and Resume Preparation 1 credit
Total Minimum Credits to Complete: 60
Pre-requisite and co-requisite requirements can be found in course details.
Students are strongly encouraged to complete their ENG, MTH, and SDV requirements first.
Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their advisement report by accessing the Student Information System (SIS) through the myTyler portal.
Students enrolled in ART 287 will develop a portfolio during their last semester of study.