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Program Requirements

Digital Cinema: Associate in Science
Minimum Credits for Graduation: 62

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Fall Term 1

Minimum Total Semester Credits: 16
ART117, Design I for Electronic Media, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

COMM101, Mass Media, 3 cr.
A minimum grade of C is required in COMM 101.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

COMM110, Aesthetics/Techniques of Video and Film Editing, 1 cr.
A minimum grade of C is required in COMM 110.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

COMM111, Foundations of Digital Editing, 1 cr.
A minimum grade of C is required in COMM 111.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

COMM140, Introduction to Field Production, 3 cr.
A minimum grade of C is required in COMM 140.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL100, Academic Writing I, 3 cr.
A minimum grade of C is required in ENGL 100. A student exempted from ENGL 100 must substitute a 3-credit SUNY GEN ED approved course. The course should be selected in consultation with the student's advisor. Students in the Digital Cinema program should take the "Sitcom-themed" section of ENGL 100.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL135, Writing Workshop - Short Narrative Film, 1 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

FSS160, Freshman Seminar - Communication and Media Arts, 1 cr.
FSS 160 is only offered in the Fall semester.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

Spring Term 1

Minimum Total Semester Credits: 15
ART111, Photography I, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

COMM210, Production and Direction, 3 cr.
A minimum grade of C is required in COMM 210. COMM 210 is only offered in the Spring semester.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL101, Academic Writing II, 3 cr.
Students in the Digital Cinema program should take the "Film-themed" section of ENGL 101.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL200, Screenwriting, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 


Choose one from the courses listed below:
Minimum credits required: 3
MATH132, College Algebra and Trigonometry Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi
MATH135, Precalculus Mathematics Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi
MATH200, Statistics Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi

Fall Term 2

Minimum Total Semester Credits: 16
COMM240, Non Fiction & Fiction Field Production, 3 cr.
A minimum grade of C is required in COMM 240.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 

ENGL233, Film Analysis, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 


Choose one from the courses listed below:
Minimum credits required: 1
A minimum grade of C is required in COMM 262 or ENGL 260.

COMM262, Portfolio Preparation-Communication Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi
ENGL260, Creative Writing Portfolio Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi

Restricted Elective
Select a minimum of 6 credits from the courses listed below:
For the Restricted Elective(s), select 6 credits from: ART 149, ART 212, ART 233, COMM 112, COMM 145, COMM 225, COMM 245, COMM 265, COMM 270, ENGL 102, ENGL 216, ENGL/SOCI 218, ENGL 255, ENGL 271.
If COMM courses are selected, a minimum grade of C is required.

ART 149, Special Topic - Art, 3 cr.
ART 212, Digital Photography, 3 cr.
ART 233, Animation, 3 cr.
COMM 112, Foundations of Motion Graphics, 1 cr.
COMM 145, DVD Authoring, 1 cr.
COMM 225, Communication Law and Ethics, 3 cr.
COMM 245, Professional Video Editing and Post Production, 3 cr.
COMM 265, Communication & Media Arts Internship, 3 cr.
COMM 270, Hollywood: On Location, 6 cr.
ENGL 102, Approaches to Literature, 3 cr.
ENGL 216, Advanced Screenwriting, 3 cr.
ENGL 218, Smart TV, 3 cr.
ENGL 255, Writing the Dramatic Television Series, 3 cr.
ENGL 271, Writing Internship, 1 cr.
SOCI 218, Smart TV, 3 cr.
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Spring Term 2

Minimum Total Semester Credits: 15
ENGL201, Fundamentals of Speech, 3 cr.
Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi 


Choose one from the courses listed below:
Minimum credits required: 3
A minimum grade of C is required in COMM/ENGL 298. COMM/ENGL 298 is only offered in the Spring semester.

COMM298, Cinema Capstone Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi
ENGL298, Cinema Capstone Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi


Choose one from the courses listed below:
Minimum credits required: 3
PSYC103, Introduction to Psychology Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi
SOCI101, Introduction to Sociology Schedule: Sp, Su, Fa, Wi

SUNY GEN ED Restricted Elective I
Select a minimum of 3 credits from the courses listed below:
Select a course from any of the approved SUNY GEN ED course areas except Area 8-The Arts.

ANTH 201, Introduction to Anthropology, 3 cr.
ANTH 202, Cultural Anthropology, 3 cr.
ANTH 220, Dev Anthropology in a Globalizing World, 3 cr.
ANTH 260, Culture Survey for Study Abroad, 3 cr.
ANTH 295, Global Seminar, 3 cr.
ARAB 101, Arabic I, 3 cr.
ARAB 102, Arabic II, 3 cr.
ART 101, History and Appreciation of Art I, 3 cr.
ASTR 101, Introductory Astronomy, 3 cr.
BIOL 100, Human Biology, 3 cr.
BIOL 101, Principles of Biology I, 3 cr.
BIOL 102, Principles of Biology II, 3 cr.
BIOL 104, General Biology I, 4 cr.
BIOL 105, General Biology II, 4 cr.
BIOL 112, Essentials of Medical Microbiology, 3 cr.
BIOL 114, Essentials of Nutrition, 3 cr.
BIOL 115, Field Natural History, 3 cr.
BIOL 116, Tropical Field Natural History, 4 cr.
BIOL 125, Biology and Earth Science for Teachers, 4 cr.
BIOL 131, Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology I, 4 cr.
BIOL 132, Principles of Human Anatomy and Physiology II, 4 cr.
BIOL 201, Human Anatomy and Physiology I, 4 cr.
BIOL 202, Human Anatomy and Physiology II, 4 cr.
BIOL 211, Ecology, 4 cr.
BIOL 216, General Microbiology, 4 cr.
CHEM 101, Principles of Chemistry I, 4 cr.
CHEM 102, Principles of Chemistry II, 4 cr.
CHEM 107, General Chemistry I, 4 cr.
CHEM 108, General Chemistry II, 4 cr.
CHEM 205, Organic Chemistry I, 4 cr.
CHEM 206, Organic Chemistry II, 4 cr.
CHIN 101, Mandarin Chinese I, 3 cr.
CHIN 102, Mandarin Chinese II, 3 cr.
CRJU 217, Ethics in Criminal Justice, 3 cr.
ECON 101, Introduction to Economics, 3 cr.
ECON 120, Principles of Microeconomics, 3 cr.
ECON 121, Principles of Macroeconomics, 3 cr.
ENGL 102, Approaches to Literature, 3 cr.
ENGL 205, American Literature I, 3 cr.
ENGL 206, American Literature II, 3 cr.
ENGL 208, Introduction to Native American Literature, 3 cr.
ENGL 215, Short Fiction, 3 cr.
ENGL 220, Literature for Children, 3 cr.
ENGL 225, World Literature I, 3 cr.
ENGL 226, World Literature II, 3 cr.
ENGL 227, Creative Writing Workshop, 3 cr.
ENGL 229, Introduction to Poetry, 3 cr.
ENGL 245, Survey of British Literature I, 3 cr.
ENGL 246, Survey of British Literature II, 3 cr.
ENGL 248, Contemporary Women Writers, 3 cr.
ENVS 101, Introduction to Environmental Science, 3 cr.
ENVS 102, Technology and the Environment, 3 cr.
ENVS 105, Environmental Ethics, 3 cr.
ENVS 107, Economy, Society & Environment, 3 cr.
ENVS 295, Global Seminar, 3 cr.
FREN 101, French I, 3 cr.
FREN 102, French II, 3 cr.
FREN 201, Intermediate French I, 3 cr.
FREN 202, Intermediate French II, 3 cr.
GEOG 120, World Regional Geography, 3 cr.
GEOL 101, Introductory Geology, 3 cr.
GEOL 125, Biology and Earth Science for Teachers, 4 cr.
GERM 101, Beginning German I, 3 cr.
GERM 102, Beginning German II, 3 cr.
HSTY 101, Development of the Western Tradition I, 3 cr.
HSTY 102, Development of the Western Tradition II, 3 cr.
HSTY 110, World History to 1500, 3 cr.
HSTY 111, World History Since 1500, 3 cr.
HSTY 201, American History to 1877, 3 cr.
HSTY 202, American History Since 1877, 3 cr.
HSTY 215, History of Latin America, 3 cr.
HSTY 225, African American History, 3 cr.
HSTY 233, Women in U.S. History, 3 cr.
HSTY 252, Native American History: Colonial Policies, 3 cr.
HSTY 255, Labor History, 3 cr.
HSTY 260, Topics in Modern Latin America, 3 cr.
HUMN 232, Introduction to World Religions, 3 cr.
HUMS 206, Juvenile Delinquency, 3 cr.
IED 260, Culture Survey for Study Abroad, 3 cr.
ITAL 101, Italian I, 3 cr.
ITAL 102, Italian II, 3 cr.
MATH 109, Statistical Literacy, 3 cr.
MATH 122, Technical Mathematics, 3 cr.
MATH 132, College Algebra and Trigonometry, 3 cr.
MATH 135, Precalculus Mathematics, 3 cr.
MATH 181, Discrete Mathematics, 3 cr.
MATH 200, Statistics, 3 cr.
MATH 201, Calculus I, 4 cr.
MATH 202, Calculus II, 4 cr.
MATH 203, Calculus III, 4 cr.
MATH 206, Differential Equations, 4 cr.
METR 101, Introductory Meteorology, 3 cr.
PHIL 101, Introduction to Philosophy, 3 cr.
PHIL 201, Contemporary Moral Issues, 3 cr.
PHSC 104, General Physics I, 4 cr.
PHSC 105, General Physics II, 4 cr.
PHSC 211, Physics I (Mechanics and Heat), 4 cr.
PHSC 212, Physics II (Electricity and Magnetism), 4 cr.
PHSC 213, Physics III (Waves, Optics and Modern Physics), 4 cr.
POSC 103, American National Government, 3 cr.
POSC 104, American State and Local Government, 3 cr.
POSC 107, Economy, Society & Environment, 3 cr.
POSC 260, Topics in Modern Latin America, 3 cr.
PSYC 100, , cr.
PSYC 101, Psychology of Personal Growth, 3 cr.
PSYC 103, Introduction to Psychology, 3 cr.
PSYC 201, Social Psychology, 3 cr.
PSYC 205, Developmental Psychology: The Child, 3 cr.
PSYC 207, Developmental Psychology: The Adolescent, 3 cr.
PSYC 208, Developmental Psychology: The Adult, 3 cr.
PSYC 209, Abnormal Psychology, 3 cr.
PSYC 218, Educational Psychology, 3 cr.
PSYC 263, Development Across the Lifespan, 3 cr.
RECR 150, Play Across Cultures, 3 cr.
RUSN 101, Russian I, 3 cr.
RUSN 102, Russian II, 3 cr.
SOCE 150, Play Across Cultures, 3 cr.
SOCE 201, Human Sexuality, 3 cr.
SOCE 205, Organizational Behavior, 3 cr.
SOCE 258, Creative Nonfiction, 3 cr.
SOCI 101, Introduction to Sociology, 3 cr.
SOCI 103, The American Community, 3 cr.
SOCI 201, Sociology of the Family, 3 cr.
SOCI 203, Race and Ethnicity in American Society, 3 cr.
SOCI 205, Contemporary Social Problems, 3 cr.
SOCI 206, Juvenile Delinquency, 3 cr.
SOCI 207, Introduction to Criminology, 3 cr.
SOCI 220, Dev Anthropology in a Globalizing World, 3 cr.
SPAN 101, Beginning Spanish I, 4 cr.
SPAN 102, Beginning Spanish II, 3 cr.
SPAN 201, Intermediate Spanish I, 3 cr.
SPAN 202, Intermediate Spanish II, 3 cr.
WGST 233, Women in U.S. History, 3 cr.
WGST 248, Contemporary Women Writers, 3 cr.
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SUNY GEN ED Restricted Elective II
Select a minimum of 3 credits from the courses listed below:
Select an approved course from one of the following SUNY GEN ED areas: 4-American History, 5-Western Civilization, 6-Other World Civilizations, or 9-Foreign Language.

ANTH 202, Cultural Anthropology, 3 cr.
ANTH 220, Dev Anthropology in a Globalizing World, 3 cr.
ANTH 260, Culture Survey for Study Abroad, 3 cr.
ARAB 101, Arabic I, 3 cr.
ARAB 102, Arabic II, 3 cr.
ART 101, History and Appreciation of Art I, 3 cr.
CHIN 101, Mandarin Chinese I, 3 cr.
CHIN 102, Mandarin Chinese II, 3 cr.
FREN 101, French I, 3 cr.
FREN 102, French II, 3 cr.
FREN 201, Intermediate French I, 3 cr.
FREN 202, Intermediate French II, 3 cr.
GERM 101, Beginning German I, 3 cr.
GERM 102, Beginning German II, 3 cr.
HSTY 101, Development of the Western Tradition I, 3 cr.
HSTY 102, Development of the Western Tradition II, 3 cr.
HSTY 110, World History to 1500, 3 cr.
HSTY 111, World History Since 1500, 3 cr.
HSTY 201, American History to 1877, 3 cr.
HSTY 202, American History Since 1877, 3 cr.
HSTY 215, History of Latin America, 3 cr.
HSTY 225, African American History, 3 cr.
HSTY 233, Women in U.S. History, 3 cr.
HSTY 235, Medieval Europe 500-1500, 3 cr.
HSTY 245, Topics in Modern Asia, 3 cr.
HSTY 252, Native American History: Colonial Policies, 3 cr.
HSTY 255, Labor History, 3 cr.
HSTY 260, Topics in Modern Latin America, 3 cr.
HUMN 232, Introduction to World Religions, 3 cr.
IED 260, Culture Survey for Study Abroad, 3 cr.
ITAL 101, Italian I, 3 cr.
ITAL 102, Italian II, 3 cr.
POSC 245, Topics in Modern Asia, 3 cr.
POSC 260, Topics in Modern Latin America, 3 cr.
RECR 150, Play Across Cultures, 3 cr.
RUSN 101, Russian I, 3 cr.
RUSN 102, Russian II, 3 cr.
SOCE 150, Play Across Cultures, 3 cr.
SOCI 220, Dev Anthropology in a Globalizing World, 3 cr.
SOCI 225, Globalization & the Contemporary World, 3 cr.
SPAN 101, Beginning Spanish I, 4 cr.
SPAN 102, Beginning Spanish II, 3 cr.
SPAN 201, Intermediate Spanish I, 3 cr.
SPAN 202, Intermediate Spanish II, 3 cr.
WGST 233, Women in U.S. History, 3 cr.
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SUNY General Education & TC3 Liberal Arts courses

Note: The @ symbol represents any course number or discipline. For example, BIOL @ means any course with a Biology course prefix. An @ alone means one course in any course discipline with any course number.