Associate of Arts in Film Studies

Top Associate of Arts Degrees in Film Studies

Film Studies

Earning an Associate of Arts (AA) degree involves enrolling in a technical or community college for two years. Within these two years a student focuses on a certain field of study in order to earn the desired degree.

Film is one of the world's most popular storytelling mediums and is the subject of serious academic study at many different institutions. This field is an excellent way to learn more about film theory, history, and criticism.

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Associate of Arts (AA) in Motion Pictures & Television

Academy of Art University
Campus or Online Full time 2 years September 2018 USA San Francisco

The School of Motion Pictures & Television's AA program offers six areas of emphasis—cinematography, directing, editing, producing, production design, and screenwriting. Each path is designed to provide students with solid fundamentals in their chosen field, as well as prepare them for a seamless transition into the BFA program [+]

The School of Motion Pictures & Television's AA program offers six areas of emphasis—cinematography, directing, editing, producing, production design, and screenwriting. Each path is designed to provide students with solid fundamentals in their chosen field, as well as prepare them for a seamless transition into the BFA program.

AA Motion Pictures & Television Unit Requirements

Major Coursework

Core 33 units Major 15 units Liberal Arts 18 units

TOTAL 66 units

AA Motion Pictures & Television Degree Requirements

Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, and LA 108 Composition for the Artist Minimum 2.0 GPA and the following general education requirements:... [-]


Bachelor in Film (1st two years)

San Mateo Colleges of Silicon Valley
Campus Full time January 2018 USA San Mateo

Individuals may obtain an A.A. in Film, which trains them in the history, theory and craft of diverse styles of film art. Many graduates continue their education at a four-year university, majoring in subjects such as film, television, digital media or theater. [+]

Our Film program specializes in film and media studies, film history and criticism, and the new global media culture.

Individuals may obtain an A.A. in Film, which trains them in the history, theory and craft of diverse styles of film art. Many graduates continue their education at a four-year university, majoring in subjects such as film, television, digital media or theater.

Our graduates are also well-equipped to pursue internships, training or coursework in film and media production. Career opportunities for those with an A.A., B.A. or advanced degree in Film include journalistic film reviewing, film education, film curating, and production in the film and television industries.... [-]


Associate Degree of Television, Radio and Media Production

Hillsborough Community College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Tampa

This hands-on, skills-based program prepares students for careers in television, radio and the internet. Learn to produce TV newscasts, live sports coverage, entertainment shows commercial and promotional video. Students receive top-notch videographer and field reporter training using professional video cameras, non-linear video editing equipment and professional audio editing software. [+]

This hands-on, skills-based program prepares students for careers in television, radio and the internet. Learn to produce TV newscasts, live sports coverage, entertainment shows commercial and promotional video. Students receive top-notch videographer and field reporter training using professional video cameras, non-linear video editing equipment and professional audio editing software. Gain valuable experience by producing, hosting and broadcasting on the college’s radio station.

Coursework emphasizes real-life training for those who want to be on-camera talent or behind the scenes. During two internships in radio, television, film or with multimedia companies, students get genuine experience and time with industry professionals.... [-]


Associate of Arts in Film and Digital Media Arts

Northern New Mexico College (NNMC)
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Espanola

In this program you will have the opportunity to make films, do sound design, music production, digital photography, visual effects, and digital images for print, web, and video. [+]

Thank you for your interest in Northern's FDMA program. Our faculty are accomplished professionals who are dedicated to nurturing your artistic development and technical proficiency as a digital media artist and professional. Our courses have a low faculty to student ratio, where students develop strong relationships with faculty as mentors and with peers as creative partners.

In this program you will have the opportunity to make films, do sound design, music production, digital photography, visual effects, and digital images for print, web, and video. You will also have the opportunity to have hands on experience in professional production environments including local and regional film productions, internships with production companies, and with our local college TV station; Canal Seis. Our FDMA program works in collaboration and cross pollination with Northern's Music program, allowing students to write and produce original music.... [-]