Television and Radio - Video Post-Production – Certificate of Achievement

Top Code: 0604.20

Video Post-Production prepares students for a seamless transfer into the CSU system to complete a baccalaureate degree in Film, Television, Broadcast Journalism, digital or electronic media, or a similar major within the creative industries. The primary goal of this Associate Degree in Video Post-Production is to provide formal training for individuals who seek entry-level employment in the field of television and video post-production. This field consists of professions such as assistant editors, editors, post-production supervisors, sound editors, visual effects artists and title designers for manifold delivery systems, including broadcast and digital or electronic media. Students will utilize industry standard hardware, software and operating systems to acquire, manage and edit digital video and audio. Large projects are assigned to allow students to build their portfolios.

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 post-production audio and visual methods in a media context.
  2. Integrate critical thinking into a post-production audio/video context.
  3. Integrate standards of professional conduct in a post-production audio/video context.
  4. Develop technological proficiency in a media context.

Requirements for the Certificate of Achievement

Semester I
TVR 002ABEGINNING AUDIO PRODUCTION3
TVR 004BEGINNING SINGLE CAMERA PRODUCTION3
or TVR 007 BEGINNING TV STUDIO PRODUCTION
TVR 144DIGITAL NON-LINEAR ASSISTANT EDITING2
Semester II
TVR 024ELECTRONIC NEWS GATHERING AND DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION3
TVR 041BEGINNING DIGITAL NON-LINEAR VIDEO EDITING3
TVR 143DIGITAL AUDIO WORKSTATION SKILLS3
Semester III
TVR 141BINTERMEDIATE DIGITAL NON-LINEAR VIDEO EDITING2
TVR 142ADVANCED NON-LINEAR EFFECTS EDITING3
Required Elective
Select any one of the following:1-3
TELECOMMUNICATIONS WORKSHOP
TELEVISION FIELD PRODUCTION
POST PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP
EXTENDED POST PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP
Total Units23-25

Recommended Electives

CIS 041CCNA: INTRODUCTION TO NETWORKS3

This Certificate of Achievement is not eligible as a major for an Associate Degree.

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