Arts, Media & Entertainment

Do you enjoy developing creative solutions to solve problems? Would you like a career that allows you to be imaginative, independent and express yourself? A career in Arts, Media & Entertainment may be for you!

Career Options

  • Art Director
  • Digital Illustrator
  • Game Developer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Fashion Designer
  • Florist
  • Interior Designer
  • Multimedia Journalist
  • Photographer
  • Radio/Television Broadcaster
  • Sound Engineer
  • Special Effects Artist
  • Video Producer
 

CCSF can help you explore, prepare, and advance with meaningful careers in the arts, media, and entertainment sectors. For example, companies in the metropolitan Bay Area pay the highest salaries in the country for graphic designers, and there are more than 1,300 graphic designer job openings every year. Also, in the next few years, 40 percent of all jobs will be freelance, and the fastest-growing area is digital media. 

Whether you are looking to build your skills in web design, video production, or fashion, the San Francisco Bay Area’s best community college Arts, Media & Entertainment programs are at CCSF. For more information and examples of job salaries, click here.

 

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Student Stories


Melissa San Miguel Quintana

Arts

Visual Media Design Student Photo

Armando De Loera Mejia & Adam Schindler

Floristry

Broadcast Electronic Media Arts Student Photo

Jessica Baker

Broadcast Electronic Media Arts


Jung Fitzpatrick

Photography

Fashion Student Photo

J Banks

Fashion

 



Credit Programs by Department

Credit Program Units Required Career Match Codes AA/AS/Certificate/ Credit/NonCredit Website
Architecture
Architecture 41 A/R AS/Credit Architecture
Assistant Interior Designer 15 A/E Cert./Credit Architecture
Interior Design 34 A/E AS/Credit Architecture
Art
Art History 21 A/E/S AA-T/Credit Art
Studio Arts 24 A/R/ AA-T/Credit Art
Broadcast Electronic Media Arts
Audio and Video for the Web 5.5 I/E/A Cert./Credit Broadcast Electronic Media Arts
Audio-Visual Technologist 22   Cert./Credit Broadcast Electronic Media Arts
Broadcast Motion Graphics 17 R/E/I Cert./Credit Broadcast Electronic Media Arts
Convergent Media Production 56-59.5 A/I Cert./Credit Broadcast Electronic Media Arts
Film, Television & Electronic Media 19-21   AS-T/Credit Broadcast Electronic Media Arts
Foundation in Broadcast Electronic Media Arts 16.5 S/C/E Cert./Credit Broadcast Electronic Media Arts
Live Sound 15 R/I Cert./Credit Broadcast Electronic Media Arts
Multimedia Broadcast Journalism 26 R/E/I Cert./Credit Broadcast Electronic Media Arts
Multimedia Content Creation for the Internet 9   Cert./Credit Broadcast Electronic Media Arts
Sound Design 14 R/I Cert./Credit Broadcast Electronic Media Arts
Sound Recording Arts 16 R/I Cert./Credit Broadcast Electronic Media Arts
Television Production 17 R/E/I Cert./Credit Broadcast Electronic Media Arts
Video Editing and Post Production 18 A/E/S Cert./Credit Broadcast Electronic Media Arts
Cinema
Cinema Production 38-39 A/R AS/Credit Cinema
Film, Television & Electronic Media 19-21   AS-T/Credit Cinema
Film, Television and Media Arts 19-21 S/C/E AS-T/Credit Cinema
Pre-production/producing 21 E/S/A Cert./Credit Cinema
Communications Studies
Communications Studies 18 A/S/E AA-T/Credit Communications Studies
Computer Science
Game Development 20-22 A/I Cert./Credit Computer Science
English
Creative Writing 15 A/S/I Cert./Credit English
English 15/18 S/A/E AA/AA-T/Cert./Credit English
Environment Horticulture and Floristry
Commercial Cut-Flower and Greenhouse Production 32-45 E/R AS/Cert/Credit Environment Horticulture and Floristry
Floristry 38-42 A/E AA/AS/Cert./Credit Environment Horticulture and Floristry
Fashion
Advanced Apparel Techniques 9 A/R Cert./Credit Fashion
Apparel Construction 16 R/I/C Cert./Credit Fashion
Fashion Design 51 A/E AS/Cert./Credit Fashion
Fashion Illustration 15 A/S/R Cert./Credit Fashion
Fashion Merchandising 38-43 A/E AS/Cert./Credit Fashion
Fashion Portfolio 16 E/S/A Cert./Credit Fashion
Fashion Styling 16 E/S/A Cert./Credit Fashion
Image Consulting 16 A/E Cert./Credit Fashion
Patternmaking 16 R/I/S Cert./Credit Fashion
Textiles 21 R/C/E Cert./Credit Fashion
Interdisciplinary Studies
Collaborative Design 17 A/E Cert./Credit Interdisciplinary Studies
Journalism
Editorial Management and Design (Journalism) 42 A/E Cert./Credit Journalism
Journalism 18-44 A/E AA/AA-T/Credit Journalism
On-line Research (Journalism) 33 C/I Cert./Credit Journalism
Music
Computers and Music 15-16 R/A/E Cert./Credit Music
Music Technology 16 R/A/E Cert./Credit Music
Photography
Alternative Photography Process 16 R/A Cert./Credit Photography
Architectural Photography 17 A/I/E Cert./Credit Photography
B&W Photography-The Print 17 R/C/A Cert./Credit Photography
B&W Photography-The Zone System 17 R/I/S Cert./Credit Photography
Digital Photography 17 A/E Cert./Credit Photography
Motion Photography 15 A/E/R Cert./Credit Photography
Photography 44-46 A/E AS/Credit Photography
Photography Studio Practice 16 R/I/S Cert./Credit Photography
Portrait Lighting 17 R/I/S Cert./Credit Photography
Reportage Photography 17 A/R Cert./Credit Photography
Studio Lighting 17 A/E/S Cert./Credit Photography
Physical Education and Dance
African Heritage Performance 17 A/S/R Cert./Credit Physical Education and Dance
Classical Dance Performance 17 A/S/R Cert./Credit Physical Education and Dance
Dance Aerobics and Fitness 17 S/A/R Cert./Credit Physical Education and Dance
Dance Performance Art 37-41 A/S/R AA/Credit Physical Education and Dance
Social Dance 17 A/R/E Cert./Credit Physical Education and Dance
Various
Liberal Studies 18 S/A/I AA/AS/Credit Various
Visual Media Design
Digital Animation 14.5-17 A/I Cert./Credit Visual Media Design
Digital Art Foundation 19 A/E/R Cert./Credit Visual Media Design
Digital Illustration 27 A/R/I Cert./Credit Visual Media Design
Graphic Design 43 A/E AA/Credit Visual Media Design
Visual and Interactive Design 36 I/R/C Cert./Credit Visual Media Design
Visual Design Foundation 25 I/R/C Cert./Credit Visual Media Design
Visual Media Production 31-33 I/R/C Cert./Credit Visual Media Design


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