Video Production – Associate in Science Degree, Certificate of Achievement


Top Code: 0604.20

The curriculum prepares students to work in various areas of broadcasting and electronic media. Coursework covers basic aspects of audio and video production, post-production principles, and writing for commercial, educational and cable companies. Practical internships are offered in professional facilities, including commercial and public broadcast companies, cable television, post-production and production companies. Students are prepared for such positions as production assistants, production coordinators, associate directors, stage managers, researchers, programmers, camera operators, technical directors, and editors.

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. Demonstrate technological proficiency in a media context.

Requirements for the Certificate of Achievement

Semester I
TVR 001INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONIC MEDIA3
TVR 002ABEGINNING AUDIO PRODUCTION3
TVR 004BEGINNING SINGLE CAMERA PRODUCTION3
TVR 007BEGINNING TV STUDIO PRODUCTION3
Semester II
BIT 025SURVEY OF COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY IN BUSINESS3
TVR 015INTRODUCTION TO MEDIA WRITING3
TVR 016AINTERMEDIATE PRODUCING AND DIRECTING4
TVR 041BEGINNING DIGITAL NON-LINEAR VIDEO EDITING3
Semester III
TVR 016BVIDEO PRODUCTION4.5
TVR 021ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY BUSINESS PRACTICES, MANAGEMENT, AND PRODUCING3
TVR 024ELECTRONIC NEWS GATHERING AND DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION3
TVR 128ETELEVISION PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP1-2
or TVR 129E EXTENDED TELEVISION PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP
Total Units36.5-37.5

Recommended Electives

BUS 009INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS3
COMM 001SURVEY OF MASS COMMUNICATION3
SPCH 003VOICE AND DICTION3
SPCH 004ORAL INTERPRETATION3
TVR 012BEGINNING ANNOUNCING AND PERFORMING IN ELECTRONIC MEDIA3
TVR 014ABEGINNING RADIO PRODUCTION3
TVR 017ATELEVISION AND FILM SCRIPT WRITING3
TVR 017BTELEVISION AND FILM SCRIPT WRITING3
TVR 018RADIO AND TELEVISION NEWSWRITING3
TVR 019INTRODUCTION TO MEDIA AESTHETICS AND CINEMATIC ARTS3
TVR 124TELEVISION FIELD PRODUCTION3

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General Education Requirements for the Associate in Science Degree