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Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2019-2020

Palm Beach State College

Cinematography CCC

Cinematography (6291)

Type of Award
CCC - College Credit Certificate

Program Website

Program Description
A certificate can be earned in as little as two semesters. The certificate is valuable to the student who plans to enter the field, as well as the student who is already working in the industry and wishes to update her or his skills.

Admission Requirements


Completion Requirements
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.

Program Length
Total program credits: 16. The certificate can be earned in as little as one semester.

The program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.

For More Information
Michael Seminerio, Department Chair,, (561) 868-3971

To see when the course is offered, click the course number. To see a course description, click the course title.
Required Courses Credits: 16
FIL1518C Lighting and Grip 3
FIL1461C Cinematography 3
FIL2000 Film Appreciation 3
FIL2470C Advanced Cinematography 4
FIL2681C Managing Post-Production for Directors, Producers and Cinematographers 3
Total Program Credits: 16

For individualized course sequence

Employment Opportunities
Organizations employing graduates include television stations, video and film production companies, government and educational agencies, motion pictures, and commercial advertising studios.

Some entry level positions include: sound technician, utility production assistant, video editor, and non-linear editor.

Gainful Employment
Program length excludes this program from gainful employment reporting requirements.

Career Path Notes
Credits earned in these programs will transfer directly into the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Motion Picture Production.

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