Media Arts - Video Production

Certificate

You can earn a video 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 14 Credit Hours

Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
CINE 1000 Camera & Lighting I
An introductory course in the basics of camera functions, lighting and film style production principals for film and cinema production.
2
CINE 1010 Camera & Lighting I Lab
An application of the introductory practice of basic camera functions, lighting and film style production techniques for film and cinema production.
1
CINE 1020 Camera & Lighting II
An intermediate course in camera and lens selection configuration and lighting for dramatic impact and corporate/commercial production. Analysis and study of select existing films and shot sequences will be used to further define production styles and approaches in film and video. Sound techniques relevant to these styles and music videos will be introduced.
2
CINE 1030 Camera & Lighting Lab II
An application of Film & Videography that focuses on camera and lens selection, configuration and lighting for dramatic impact and corporate/commercial production. Sound capture techniques relevant to these styles and music videos will be practiced.
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
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
CINE 2010 Camera & Lighting III Lab
An applied lab class that practices techniques and applications of set design, continuity, set etiquette and set dressing for drama, corporate and feature-product style production. Use of specialized lenses and lighting for commercial and music video as well as 3-D moving camera techniques practiced.
1

Required Core Option Courses

Technology 3 Credit Hours

select one
Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
CINE 1200 Media Graphics
This course is designed to help students develop proficiency in and knowledge of digital graphics used in broadcasting, film and web-based media production. Students will learn raster and vector based graphics design programs including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign, and gain hands-on experience in the integration of graphic design into video and motion graphics projects. Students will design graphics packages for broadcast, movie titles, full screen graphics, lower-third templates and understand image compression and manipulation for television, film and the web.
3
CINE 2700 Post Production III
Advanced video and audio editing using industry standard television and film non-linear, computer-based production software. This class builds upon enhanced digital storytelling techniques and concepts. The student will video edit and audio sweeten short films, music videos, documentary projects, long form features and student directed movies created in the digital cinema program.
3

Required General Education Courses

Behavioral Science & Social Science 2-3 Credit Hours

select one or any other approved General Education course
Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
PSYC 1000 Human Relations
Exposure to practical information from psychology for use in everyday human relations and to improve communication skills.
2
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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