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AA degree & Certificate of Achievement in
Media Arts: Visual Effects


Please note:  These requirements are based on 2020-2021 LAVC Catalog.  For the Certificates of Achievement, no general education courses are necessary.

Complete the following 6 required courses

Course Course Title UNITS
Cinema 105 History of Motion Pictures 3
Cinema 107 Understanding Motion Pictures 3
MediArt 100 The Entertainment Industry: Breaking In 3
Mediart 104 Photoshop for Motion Pictures and TV 3
Mediart 105* Visual Effects and Color Grading 3
Mediart 116 Introduction to Screenwriting 3

Complete 1 course from the following

Course Course Title UNITS
Cinema 101*  Beginning Film Production 3
MediArt 101* Introduction to Digital Film Production 3

Total units required: 21

*This course has a prerequisite or a corequisite