Television Operations – Associate in Science Degree, Certificate of Achievement

Top Code: 0604.20

The curriculum prepares students for employment as commercial, corporate, and cable television operators. With the growth of cable and satellite distribution and the continuing development of new communication technologies (high definition television, fiber optics and digital media), expanding opportunities will be available for well-trained individuals.

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Program Outcomes

  1. Create effective communication using written, oral and/or audio-visual methods in a media context.
  2. Integrate critical thinking in a media context.
  3. Integrate professional standards of conduct in a media context.
  4. Develop technological proficiency in a media context.

Requirements for the Certificate of Achievement

Semester I
TVR 001INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONIC MEDIA3
TVR 002ABEGINNING AUDIO PRODUCTION3
TVR 007BEGINNING TV STUDIO PRODUCTION3
Semester II
TVR 107INTERMEDIATE TV STUDIO OPERATIONS4
TVR 108ADIGITAL VIDEO SYSTEMS2.5
Semester III
TVR 024ELECTRONIC NEWS GATHERING AND DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION3
TVR 041BEGINNING DIGITAL NON-LINEAR VIDEO EDITING3
TVR 108BVIDEO BROADCASTING AND STREAMING2.5
Required Electives
Select any one of the following:1-3
TELECOMMUNICATIONS WORKSHOP
SPORTS RADIO BROADCASTING WORKSHOP
RADIO PRODUCTION WORKSHOP
TELEVISION FIELD PRODUCTION
TV OPERATIONS INTERNSHIP
Total Units25-27

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General Education Requirements for the Associate in Science Degree