A.A., Film, Television and Electronic Media
A.S.-T, Film, Television and Electronic Media


The purpose of the Film, Television and Electronic Media Program is to prepare  students for:

1. Entry level positions in television production

2. Entry level positions in motion picture production

3. Entry level positions in radio (both as production crew and talent)


An Associate Degree, depending on the focus of study, is designed to prepare students for transfer into upper division course work in a bachelor’s degree program, or, to prepare students to enter the workforce in a particular vocational field.  To qualify for an Associate’s Degree, a student must: 

(1) complete each major-specific course required for the degree with at least a "C" grade or better,

(2) complete all Cuesta College general education, graduation and residency requirements,

(3) achieve an overall grade point average of 2.0 for all courses attempted (major, general education, elective), and

(4) submit an Associate’s Degree Application to Admissions and Records.


Camera Operator

Production Technician Newsroom

Documentary Filmmaker

Radio DJ

Independent Video Producer

Radio Technician

Production Assistant (radio, TV, and Motion Pictures)

Video Editor

Production Technician Creative Services (Commercials)


Degree/Certificate Types:
A.A. - Associate in Arts C.A. - Certificate of Achievement
A.S. - Associate in Science C.S. - Certificate of Specialization
A.A.-T. - Associate in Arts for Transfer C.C. - Certificate of Completion (Non Credit)
A.S.-T. - Associate in Science for Transfer