Nov 21, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Degree Map: Liberal Arts A.A., Film Option


The degree map below is an example of how a full-time student can complete this degree in two years.  You should see an academic advisor for a customized degree map that works for you.  To be recommended for an Associate in Arts degree, you must achieve a grade point average of 2.0 as a minimum on all coursework attempted (minimum of 60 hours).

Note the Milestones below each semester.  Milestones are reminders of actions you should take during that semester to help keep you on track for degree completion.

First Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
CSCI 1203 - Computer Concepts and Applications   3
ENGL 1113 - Composition I   3
HIST 1483 - U.S. History 1492 to the Civil War Era  or HIST 1493 - U.S. History - Civil War Era to the Present   3
MATH 1473 - Quantitative Reasoning (A)  or higher level General Education Math 3
Required General Education Elective. Select one three-hour course from one of the following: Psychology, Social Sciences, Foreign Language, or Fine Arts (Art, Music, Theatre). The following courses are recommended:
ART 1123 - Drawing I  
PSYC 1113 - Introduction to Psychology (S)  
SOCI 1113 - Introduction to Sociology (S)  
3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Download MS Office from MyTCC.
  • Form a study group, join a student organization, or volunteeer at a community service site.
  • Visit the writing, math and science, or technology learning centers for free individual tutoring support services.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.

Second Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ART 1063 - Art History Survey II (H)  or ART 1113 - Art Appreciation (H)   3
ART 2813 - Filmmaking I   3
ENGL 1213 - Composition II   3
General Education Humanities Elective.  See the General Education Requirements  for the complete course list.  HUMN 2113 - Humanities I: Prehistory through the Middle Ages (H)  is recommended. 3
HUMN 2443 - Art of Film (H)  (required) 3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 1.70 during the first 30 credit hours attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Meet with an academic advisor before enrolling for the next semester.
  • Schedule a campus visit with your transfer institution’s student recruitment office.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.

Third Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ART 2823 - Film Internship Filmmaking II   3
General Education Science (with lab). See the General Education Requirements  for the complete course list. BIOL 1114 - General Biology for Non-Majors (L)  is recommended. 4
General Education Humanities Elective.  See the General Education Requirements  for the complete course list. HUMN 2223 - Humanities II: From the Renaissance to the Present (H)  is recommended. 3
HUMN 2333 - Humanities: Literature and Film (H)  (required) 3
POLS 1113 - American Federal Government   3
Total Credit Hours 16

Milestones

  • Consult with an academic advisor to complete a Petition for Computer Proficiency.
  • Meet with an academic advisor for a graduation check.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.
  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Complete applications for admission and financial aid for the four-year institution to which you plan to transfer.

Fourth Semester

Course Number and Title Credit Hours
ART 2913 - Film/Video History and Analysis I   3
HUMN 2663 - Hollywood's America (H)   3
General Education Science (without lab). See the General Education Requirements  for the complete course list.  The following courses are recommende:
BIOL 1113 - Introduction to Environmental Science  
BIOL 2313 - Principles of Ecology  
3
THEA 1053 - Acting I   3
THEA 2453 - Creative Writing: Scriptwriting I   3
Total Credit Hours 15

Milestones

  • Check academic calendar for important dates and deadlines impacting classes and financial aid.
  • Meet with an academic advisor to file for graduation.
  • To maintain financial aid eligibility, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 if 31 or more hours have been attempted.  See a financial aid counselor to determine your financial aid status.

Transfer Information

This degree is intended for transfer to a four-year university for completion of a baccalaureate degree.  You should work closely with an academic advisor each semester to make certain you are enrolled in the correct courses for a seamless transfer process and you are encouraged to begin a dialogue with your intended transfer school as early as possible. Early coordination between TCC academic advisors and advisors from selected four-year institutions can streamline the transfer process. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that he/she understands the program/admission/transfer requirements for the transfer school.