Film, Television and Electronic Media (FTVE)

Possible career opportunities

Students majoring in film, television, and electronic media (FTVE) enter broadcasting, cable, online media, and related industries. They can pursue graduate degrees in the field of mass or electronic communication for work in audio and video production, web development, radio and television, cable television, and media departments of agencies, institutions, and businesses.

The study of film prepares students for careers in the entertainment industry, law, business, and education, or for further education at the graduate or professional level. Career options include: feature film editors, executives in video distribution companies, technicians for local news programs, and independent filmmakers. Other occupations include: cinematographer, movie and stage grip, technical writer, playwright, screenwriter, author, producer, editor, rigger, camera operator, and film laboratory technician. Some careers may require more than two years of study.

Certificate and degree pathways:

Film class schedules (FTVE-200 — FTVE-282)

Television Arts class schedules (FTVE-120 — FTVE-166)



Contact Film, Television and Electronic Media

Chair: Ken White
Telephone: 925-969-2721
Office location: PAC-204 Campus map