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Film and Media Studies

Film and Media Studies


Information on the classes offered for curriculum students interested in film and media studies

Program Options

The following options are available for curriculum students interested in film or media studies at A-B Tech: 

  • Digital Media A.A.S. (67 credits) - This program prepares students for entry-level jobs in the digital design and multimedia industry. Students learn to synthesize multimedia, hypertext, computer programming, information architecture, and client/server technologies using both Internet and non-network-based media. More information can be found by going to abtech.edu/academic-programs and clicking "Digital Media A.A.S."
  • Digital Video Certificate (15 credits) - This program provides training in multiple aspects of digital video and audio technologies, including creating graphics for video, camera and lighting techniques, capturing video, non-linear editing, and compression of audio/video media. More information can be found by going to abtech.edu/academic-programs and clicking "Digital Video Certificate."
  • Associate in Arts (65 credits) - This program is for students who plan to transfer to senior colleges and universities to continue study for a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree. Students interested in film and media can take film and media courses as part of the Associate in Arts curriculum. More information can be found by going to abtech.edu/academic-programs and clicking "Associate in Arts (A.A.)."

Additional Questions

For more information about film and media classes or curriculum paths, please contact Stephanie O'Brien at (828) 398-7487 or stephaniepobrien@abtech.edu.


Key Words: film, media, Institute for Film and Media Studies, IFMS, new film program 
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