Media Art and Film Technology

Media Art and Film Technology

Associate of Applied Science Degree

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Media Arts and Film Technology is designed to prepare students with entry-level job skills in the media industry. The program focuses on the use of media technology as well as the basics of visual design and composition. The curriculum offers theory, research and hands-on experience with an emphasis on developing proficiency in the use of multimedia tools and computer software.

Students interested in employment opportunities as Film Technicians in the film industry are encouraged to complete program electives: MMC154, MMC170, MMC174, MMC178 and MMC270.

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Degree Requirements - Minimum of 60 Credit Hours Print Requirements

General Education Core       (36 hours)
Area I.    Communications       (9 hours)
ENG111Freshman Composition I 3 credits
ENG115Freshman Composition II 3 credits
SPCH111Public Speaking -or- 3 credits
SPCH112Interpersonal Communication 3 credits
Area II.    Mathematics       (4 hours)
MATH180College Algebra 4 credits
Area III.    Laboratory Science       (8 hours)
Area IV.    Social and Behavioral Sciences       (6 hours)
Area V.    Humanities and Fine Arts       (9 hours)
Program Requirements       (18 hours)
MMC101Introduction to Mass Media Communications 3 credits
MMC105Visual Concepts 3 credits
MMC115Principles of Multimedia 3 credits
MMC130Introduction to Media Arts 3 credits
MMC135Introduction to Digital Filmmaking 3 credits
MMC295Media Capstone 3 credits
Approved Electives       (6 hours)
MMC120Screenwriting 3 credits
MMC138Introduction to Digital Photography 3 credits
MMC154Introduction to Film Production Workflow 3 credits
MMC161Introduction to Film History 3 credits
MMC170Film Crew I 3 credits
MMC174On-Set Production Techniques 3 credits
MMC178Location Production Techniques 3 credits
MMC211Media Ethics 3 credits
MMC230Intermediate Media Arts 3 credits
MMC235Intermediate Digital Filmmaking 3 credits
MMC250Mass Media Internship 3 credits
MMC270Film Crew II12 credits
THTR125Acting I 3 credits

Media Art & Film Technology Curriculum Profile 2012-2015

Program Resources

Program Director: Dr. Anita Roybal
Phone: (505)454-2565
Email: anroybal@luna.edu
Program Advisor: Kenneth Bachicha
Phone: (505)454-5347
Email: kbachicha@luna.edu

Student Success Center Personnel

Director: Renee Maestas
Phone: (505)454-5355
Email: rmaestas@luna.edu
Advisor: Janice Medrano
Phone: (505)454-2546
Email: jmedrano@luna.edu

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