Television Production – Occupational Skills Certificate

Top Code: 0604.20

This curriculum prepares students for entry-level positions in the commercial, corporate, and public television industries. It also prepares students for entry level positions in related media jobs. The need for broadcast TV, cable, and Internet program content continues to grow. Career opportunities in content creation, development, production, and programming will also expand. Well-trained production assistants, camera grips, associate directors, assistants to producers, production coordinators, programming assistants, assistants to cast and talent agents, non-union directors and studio staff will find increased demand.

An Occupational Skills Certificate is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Program Outcomes

  1. Apply production techniques to aural and visual media.
  2. Demonstrate professional conduct, including collaborative skills and abilities.
  3. Demonstrate technological proficiency.

Requirements for the Occupational Skills Certificate

Required Courses
TVR 007BEGINNING TV STUDIO PRODUCTION3
TVR 016AINTERMEDIATE PRODUCING AND DIRECTING4
TVR 016BVIDEO PRODUCTION4.5
Required Electives
Select any two of the following:6
INTRODUCTION TO MEDIA WRITING
TELEVISION AND FILM SCRIPT WRITING
RADIO AND TELEVISION NEWSWRITING
INTRODUCTION TO MEDIA AESTHETICS AND CINEMATIC ARTS
ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY BUSINESS PRACTICES, MANAGEMENT, AND PRODUCING
ELECTRONIC NEWS GATHERING AND DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION
Total Units17.5