This Transfer Degree Road Map applies to the following catalog year(s):

The Transfer Degree Road Map on this page presumes the completion of lower division General Education, the United States History and Government requirements, and lower division core requirements for this major. See General Education Rules for more information. Lower division major requirements can be found by looking at the 4-Year Degree Road Map for this major. Refer to ASSIST for transfer information and articulation of courses taken at California Community Colleges. Verified Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) STAR Act students should use the ADT/STAR Act Degree Road Map for their major.

Once transfer coursework is evaluated, applicants and admitted students can use the Degree Progress Report/Planner to learn which requirements need to be completed.

To meet residency requirements, students must complete a minimum of 30 units at CSUN: 24 units must be upper division, 12 units in the major, and 9 units in General Education.

Transfer Year 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
CTVA 309 3
CTVA 305 or CTVA 310 3
CTVA 320 3
GE B5 Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning 3
Elective 3

Transfer Year 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
CTVA 319 3
(CTVA 329A/B or CTVA 329C) or CTVA 494A/B 3
CTVA 420 3
GE Upper Division from Section C or Section F 3
Elective 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
CTVA 350 or CTVA 440 3
CTVA 425 3
CTVA 351 or CTVA 480 or CTVA 482 or CTVA 487 3
GE Upper Division from Section D or Section F 3
Electives 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
CTVA 422 or CTVA 428 3
Cinema and Television Arts Upper Division Elective* 3
Electives 9
Total 15

One course for the degree must have an Ethnic Studies/ES designation.

*Select 3 additional units in CTVA or an allied field, with the approval of an advisor, as prescribed in the official departmental advisement form for Screenwriting.