Arts, Media, and Design
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Welcome to the Arts, Media, and Design Career and Academic Pathway (CAP)

Valley College’s Arts, Media, and Design Career and Academic Pathway (AMD CAP) is for students who enjoy self-expression across a variety of different mediums. Students can study art in fields such as Studio Art to refine their craft in art production or Graphic Design to prepare students for positions in the industry. 


If you are a currently enrolled student and in the AMD CAP, click on the button below to join the AMD CAP Canvas site, the one-stop hub to help you succeed and complete your pathway at LAVC.  

加入AMD CAP Canvas网站 

Arts, Media, and Design

Program Mapper

Want to explore the majors in this CAP and see what classes you would take?  We have a great tool available to help you plan your college and career path. 

艺术,媒体和设计程序映射

AMD CAP Programs & Departments

In the AMD CAP, students can major in music (with either performance or commercial focus), theater (acting, directing, or technical focus), 美术(工作室美术或平面设计), or photography (creative/commercial or photojournalism). 对无线电感兴趣的学生, film, and television can major in broadcasting (with a performance, radio, or tv focus) or cinema/media arts (with a focus on directing, producing, screenwriting, post-production, or visual effects). Students majoring in Journalism will learn about reporting and producing multimedia content, including options for focusing on either magazines or newspapers. 

AMD Areas of Study

Click on the tabs below to access information about each Area of Study

Art Department

 艺术系主任:Eugenia Sumnik-Levins @email  

 

广播学研究范围

 Media Arts Department

 媒体艺术系系主任:Eric Swelstad @email  

Cinema Area of Study

 Media Arts Department

 媒体艺术系系主任:Eric Swelstad @email  

Dance Area of Study

戏剧舞蹈系 

 Theater and Dance 系主任:Jennifer Read, @email  

English Area of Study 

English Department 

英语系主任- Holly Batty, @email  

Humanities Area of Study 

History, Humanities, Law, Political Science (HHLP) Department 

HHLP主席- Michelle Visco @email 

Journalism Area of Study

 Media Arts Department

 媒体艺术系系主任:Eric Swelstad @email  

Noncredit offers tuition-free courses intended to provide students with lifelong learning and college and career preparation opportunities. Noncredit courses are not applicable to a degree.  

 继续教育(非学分)系

 Continuing Education Department Chair – Lilit Davoyan, @email

Media Arts Area of Study

Media Arts Department

媒体艺术系系主任:Eric Swelstad @email  

Music Department

Music Department Chair: Yih-Mei Hu, @email  

Noncredit offers tuition-free courses intended to provide students with lifelong learning and college and career preparation opportunities. Noncredit courses are not applicable to a degree.  

继续教育(非学分)系

Continuing Education Department Chair – Lilit Davoyan, @email

Photography Area of Study

Media Arts Department

媒体艺术系系主任:Eric Swelstad @email  

 

Theater Area of Study

 戏剧舞蹈系

 Theater and Dance 系主任:Jennifer Read, @email  

 

认识您的LAVC支持网络

Your CAP is a network of people who are available to help you with your academic, career, and personal goals. Some of your community include Professors, Counselors, Success Coaches, Librarians, and Tutors. 

The career transfer center supports you in reaching your career and educational goals. 我们可以帮助你发现你的梦想职业, 确定可以帮助你实现目标的专业, and develop the skills needed to land an internship or job. 如果你不确定你的专业或职业, 考虑换专业, or need help finding work, 职业转业中心随时恭候您的光临.  We can support you in making informed career decisions, building your resume, developing your interviewing and networking skills, and searching for jobs & internships. 参观职业转换中心 web page to make an appointment with a career specialist, sign up for a workshop, 并了解我们即将到来的职业活动. 
 
参观职业转换中心 
 
Examples of Questions to Ask a Member of the Career Transfer Center: 

  • What steps can I take to learn about what career and major best align with my interests, values, and skills? 

  • What career opportunities are available within the major I am considering? 

  • What internships or other opportunities are available to help me develop my job readiness skills? 

  • What jobs are available in my area of interest? 

  • How can I prepare myself to increase my chances of securing a job? 

  • Which career community is best for me based on my interests? 

Counselors are available to answer your academic, career, and personal questions and to help you to develop an educational plan. Counselors can help you plan out your semester-by-semester course selections to maximize your chances of completing your degree, 证书和/或转学目标. They can also help you learn how to choose a career, major, and transfer institution and provide strategies for being academically and personally successful. Be sure to visit your counselor regularly to update your education plan based on your major and transfer goals. 在这里预约咨询师: 

Visit Counseling 
 
可以问辅导员的问题示例: 

  • Can we review my Student Educational Plan (SEP)?

  • What courses should I take to meet my career/academic goal(s)? 

  • How do I receive credit for AP (Advanced Placement) test scores? 

  • How do I receive credit for coursework completed at another college? 

  • 我每学期应该上几节课?  

  • How many units are needed to meet my academic goal?  

  • How can I improve my current academic standing? 

LAVC Librarians are experts in academic research and citation. We can guide you through all phases of the research process: understanding research assignments, selecting a topic, 制定研究策略, finding credible sources, and citing information. We provide one-on-one research assistance at the Reference Desk every hour the library is open, 和24/7在线实时聊天支持. No appointment is required. 
 
Get Your questions answered by a librarian anytime, anywhere! 
 
Chat Now 
 
向图书管理员提问的例子:  
 

  • How do I use library databases to find resources relevant to my assignment?  

  • Can you help me understand my research assignment?  

  • How can I determine if the information I found online is credible?   

  • 我如何引用我在网上找到的图片?  

  • What’s the difference between MLA and APA citation format? 

Professors can provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in your academic and professional careers. You can reach your instructor through their LAVC email, which you can find using the directory link on the LAVC website.  You can also find their preferred contact information through the course syllabus. The syllabus will also provide information about faculty office hours, which are times outside of class specifically designated for meeting with students. Office hours sometimes referred to as faculty drop-in hours are a great place to ask questions and build professional relationships with faculty members.  It is important to get to know your professors, especially in your major, because they can provide valuable career and/or transfer advice and may be able to provide references/letters of recommendation when you need them. 

Reach out to Professors via email, during office hours, or on Canvas. 

LAVC邮箱地址目录

Examples of Questions to Ask Your Professors: 

  • 你能澄清一下这个任务吗?  

  • 我怎样才能最好地准备你的考试? 

  • What strategies do you recommend for reading the materials/texts in your class?  

  • Where can I go for tutoring and/or supplemental instruction? 

  • What are the common habits of your best students? 

  • 你为什么决定主修这个领域? 

Student Success Coaches are available to help you adjust to all aspects of college including how to do well in your classes, how to connect to clubs and other opportunities to make friends, 以及如何找到学校和生活的平衡.  We are your advocates and partners here to help you navigate college successfully and can connect you to a wide range of support and resources both on and off campus. We will reach out by email to introduce ourselves, so be sure to check your LACCD email regularly.   
 
向成功教练提问的例子 
 

  • 我可以去哪里寻求_______________的帮助? 

  • 我如何浏览Canvas或我的学生电子邮件? 

  • 我收到了LAVC发来的邮件. What does it mean? 

  • How do I choose which professors might be a good match for me?  

  • I am struggling with balancing school, work, and other responsibilities, what advice do you have? 

  • I am experiencing food and/or housing insecurity.  我可以向谁寻求帮助?   

  • I need to see a counselor.  What should I do to prepare before I go so I get the most out of my appointment? 

Tutoring is a powerful tool that all students should take advantage of, whether or not they are struggling in a class. Tutors are LAVC students who can help you in a wide range of subjects and can also model the techniques, strategies, and beliefs that successful learners use to acquire new knowledge, solve problems, 完成学术任务. In short, tutors help LAVC students develop the skills they’ll need to do their work independently. 

We offer tutoring and academic support in a wide variety of subjects as well as provide resources like study rooms, laptop/book use, 以及教学讲义.  

Visit the Academic Resource Center  (ARC) website to connect with a tutor in person or online! 

Academic Resource Center
 
可以问导师的问题示例:  

  • What are some things you did to be successful in your courses? 

  • Is there anything I can do before I ask for tutoring to help my session be productive?  

  • As a student, do you have any general advice on being a student here at LAVC? 

  • What are some outside resources and/or tips I can use to help me prepare for an exam? 

CAP In Action

The Arts, Media, and Design CAP is a dynamic and engaging pathway that provides opportunities to experience art and culture across of variety of mediums.  

洛杉矶山谷学院 Art Gallery serves as a resource for students and the greater community of the San Fernando Valley. 展示雄心勃勃的视觉艺术展览, 讲座和合作伙伴关系, 我们提供了一个充满活力的对话平台, inquiry, and discovery.

Dance Performances 是通过LAVC舞蹈课程提供的吗, which is part of the Department of Theatre and Dance and is located in the North Gym. We offer day and evening classes in a variety of dance disciplines, including Hip-Hop, Ballet, Modern, Tap, Jazz, Salsa, Pilates, Choreography, Dance Production, Dance History, 电影和舞台舞. We are committed to the value of dance as a creative outlet, cultural product, and scholarly pursuit. In our commitment to serving the entire community, our classes provide opportunities to experience dance in a supportive educational environment and include personal attention, 教员和同行评价, and numerous performance and choreographic opportunities.

Stay tuned!

KVCM.Live is an all digital lab. It is run in combination with Broadcasting classes and the Broadcasting club at LAVC. The purpose is for students to be able to express their ideas, thoughts, stories, and music in a radio and podcasting setting to further their educational goals in relation to media.

博物馆的使命是收藏, preserve, and promote historical artifacts as it relates to the history of the San Fernando Valley.

LAVC Historial Museum

 

音乐系协调 音乐会及表演 each semester.  查看我们的谷歌文档日历 or join our 音乐系Facebook群: http://www.facebook.http://www.groups/130309925594或电子邮件 @email

If you need accommodation, due to a disability, 参加上述活动, please contact (818) 947-2346 at least 5 business days in advance of a concert.

位于L的十字路口.A.’s theater, film, and television industries, the Theater Arts department coordinates Theater Performances and LAVC strives to integrate high professional standards with broad educational goals and maximum student opportunity; the Theater Arts faculty and staff comprise a rare combination of dedicated educators and experienced professionals, and the department’s programs mix a vibrant production schedule with a comprehensive slate of classes serving both traditional and non-traditional students and campus and community audiences.

CAP内的学生社团

Student clubs are a great way to network within the CAP, 与其他学生交流, 探索与共同农业政策相关的主题. 

Broadcasting Club: Contact kvcm@alhindphysiotherapy.com

电影俱乐部:联系查德·苏斯汀 sustinca@alhindphysiotherapy.com

Valley Collegiate Players: Contact Jennifer Read at readjl@alhindphysiotherapy.com

除了CAP特定的俱乐部, the 联合学生会(ASU) also has numerous clubs for students. Visit the ASU website for more information. 

艺术、媒体和设计课程

学分英语作为第二语言(ESL)
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Advanced ESL Milestone - Pathway to Broadcasting C
Advanced ESL Milestone - Pathway to Cinema/Media Arts C
高级ESL里程碑-通往音乐之路 C
Art History
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Art History AA-T AA
Graphic Design
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Art: Graphic Design AA
Graphic Design C
Art Studio
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Art: Studio AA
Studio Arts AA-T
Broadcasting
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Broadcasting AA
Broadcasting: Performance AA C
Broadcasting: Radio AA C
Broadcasting: Television AA C
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Business of Entertainment C
达芬奇解决技巧 C
电影、电视和电子媒体 AS-T
零工经济在娱乐业的职业生涯 C
现场摄影和DIT技能 C
Cinema
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Cinema Arts Production AA C
Cinema Arts Theory AA C
Commercial Music
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Commercial Music AA
Commercial Music: Instrumental/Vocal Performer C
商业音乐:爵士乐研究 C
商业音乐:音乐编曲 C
商业音乐:音乐符号 C
工程图学与设计
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Computer Graphics/Design C
English
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
English AA-T
Humanities
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Humanities AA
Journalism
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Journalism AA-T
Journalism: Magazine AA C
Journalism: Newspaper AA C
Adult Education
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Media Arts - Career Prep
Media Arts
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Media Arts - Directing AA C
媒体艺术-后期制作 AA C
Media Arts - Producing AA C
媒体艺术-编剧 AA C
Media Arts: Core Studies C
媒体艺术:视觉效果 AA C
Music
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Music AA-T AA
Music Technology
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Music Technology C
Photography-Photojournalism
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Photography AA C
Theater Arts
Area of Study Transfer Degree Degree Certificate Skill Certificate
Theater Arts AA
Theater Arts: Acting AA
Theater Arts: Directing AA
Theater Arts: Technical AA
Theater Production C
Theatre Arts AA-T