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The Associate of Fine Arts in Cinema-Television provides hands-on, practical experience with the basic technical, creative, and business elements involved in creating visual content for the film and television industries. A liberal arts foundation exposes students to the wider world of thought and ideas that enable critical thinking, creative problem-solving, and the ability to communicate ideas and opinions effectively.

AFA Cinema-Television (2018 & Prior) Program Requirements

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successfully completing the AFA in Cinema-Television, students will be able to:

  1. Explain storytelling form and technique in cinema and television, from writing and development through production and post-production.
  2. Assess the practical needs of a given cinema or television production.
  3. Demonstrate competence with the tools and technologies of professional cinema and television production.
  4. Analyze cinema and television content with regard to the expressive forms and the influence of global culture.

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