Media Arts - Media Production

Certificate

You can earn a media production certificate. Note that not all courses for each program can be offered every semester.

You will need to successfully complete a minimum of 16 Credit Hours.


Required Core Courses

Core 13 Credit Hours

Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
BRDC 1010 Introduction to Mass Media
An introduction to the history and technology of Mass Media. The history of print, radio, television, recorded music and the internet will be introduced along with a study of advertising, ethics, social impact, new technologies, government regulation and the future of media. Students are also introduced to audio and video editing tools in an effort to create projects such as podcasts and music videos.
3
BRDC 1210 Television Production and Performance
Knowledge and skill development in camera operation, TV audio, lighting, videotape recorders, set and graphics design, electronic editing, electronic field production and principles of television production are featured. Also included are remote productions, TV studio and control room use and special effects. Jobs in TV are discussed.
3
AUDR 1600 Audio and Recording Techniques I
Introduction to recording studio technology equipment and terminology, including psychoacoustics, the limitations of the ear, and basic microphone design and construction.
2
AUDR 1615 Audio and Recording Techniques I Lab
Introduction to hands-on techniques utilized in recording studios. Students will be involved in mock recording sessions while learning how to operate the various components found in recording studios such as microphones, mixing consoles, multi-track recorders and two-track recorders.
1
CINE 1700 Post Production I
Introduction to concepts and techniques of video and audio editing and post-production using a non-linear, computer-based production system.
1

Required Core Option Courses

Technology 3 Credit Hours

select both AUDR 1625 and 1635 or one other course
Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
BRDC 1220 Television Production and Performance II
Planning, shooting and editing TV news reports and longer feature segments are covered along with television performing, producing and directing. Students also deliver a TV weather segment, conduct a studio interview and produce a video announcement.
3
AUDR 1625 Audio Principles and Technology II
An advanced study of Audio Principles and Technology with greater detail of individual microphone characteristics and techniques, stereo microphone techniques, signal processing, psychoacoustics and introductory acoustic principles of studio spaces.
2
AUDR 1635 Audio and Recording Techniques II Lab
Continuation of hands-on instruction as utilized in modern recording studios. Students will be involved in mock recording sessions while learning how to operate the various components found in recording studios such as microphones, digital and analog mixing consoles, multi-track recorders two-track recorders, and digital audio workstations (DAW). Patching and operating outboard gear will also be introduced.
1
CINE 1720 Post Production II
Continuation of concepts and techniques of video and audio editing and production using a non-linear, computer-based production system. The student will demonstrate comprehension of basic editing techniques to enhance visual storytelling. The student will learn to critically analyze shot construction, motion and composition in storytelling. The student will be introduced to motion graphics, effects and color correction techniques that will support their creativity and enhance their digital skill-set.
3

Required General Education Courses

Behavioral Science & Social Science 3 Credit Hours

or any other approved General Education course
Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
ECON 1040 Personal Finance
This course covers the basic principles needed for effective personal financial management including the practical applications of money management, budgeting, taxes, credit, insurance, housing, investments, and retirement planning.
3

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