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2023/2024 University Catalog 
    
2023/2024 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Television, Film and New Media, Emphasis in Production, B.S. in Applied Arts and Sciences


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(Major Code: 06031) (SIMS Code: 667304)

All candidates for a degree in applied arts and sciences must complete the graduation requirements listed in the section of this catalog on “Graduation Requirements .” To complete the television, film and new media major, students must fulfill the degree requirements for the major described in the catalog in effect at the time they are accepted into the premajor at SDSU (assuming continuous enrollment).

Emphasis in Production


The emphasis in production prepares students for professions in television, film and new media. The emphasis also serves those in occupations where extensive knowledge is required of message design for these media and their various distribution systems. This program focuses on skills required for careers as art directors, cinematographers, directors, editors, producers, production assistants, and writers, as well as emerging careers in new media production.

Impacted Program


The emphasis in production is designated as an impacted program. To be considered for admittance to the television, film and new media major with an emphasis in production, students must meet the following criteria:

For further information, visit http://ttf.sdsu.edu/index.php/degree_programs/tfm/tfm-undergraduate-petitioning-process.

  1. These courses cannot be taken for credit/no credit (Cr/NC);
    • THEA 100  must be completed with a grade of B (3.0) or better
    • TFM 160  must be completed with a grade of B (3.0) or better
    • TFM 110  must be completed with a grade of C (2.0) or better
    • THEA 120  must be completed with a grade of C (2.0) or better
  1. Submit a personal statement to be evaluated by the faculty;
  2. Submit two letters of recommendation to be evaluated by the faculty;
  3. Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better;
  4. Submit samples of visual creative work;
  5. Submit a treatment for a 1-3 minute production (fiction or nonfiction).

Preparation for the Major


(15 units)

Three Units Selected from


Courses must be completed with a grade of C (2.0) or better and cannot be taken for credit/no credit (Cr/NC).

Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement


Complete RWS 305W  with a grade of C (2.0) or better. See “Graduation Requirements ” section for a complete listing of requirements.

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