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Discipline: Degree: AS - Television Production - S0602
Course Name Course Number
Advanced Video Production R-TV 19B
  • Record and mix sound to a professional standard.
  • Set up lighting instruments for both interiors and exteriors to a professional standard.
  • Edit programs using industry standard nonlinear editing software.
  • Act as crew on a remote production shoot.
  • Write narrative scripts.
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of skills required for full-time work in the entertainment industry.
  • All upper level RTV program students will know how to assess their own skills for potential career paths.
American Film History R-TV 24
  • Analyze the artistic construction of key American films.
  • Analyze the impact and reflection of minorities and feminism in American film.
  • Analyze the impact of key films in sociological, economic, political, cultural, artistic and technological contexts.
  • Identify major developments and events in American film history.
  • Identify major industry figures and their contributions.
  • Identify major developments and events in American film history.\n
Beginning TV Studio Production R-TV 20
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of skills required for full-time work in the entertainment industry.
  • Create TV newscasts at a professional level under deadline constraints.
  • Compose TV news stories to exact times under deadline constraints.
  • Choose news items to be reported in TV broadcast form from various media available.
  • All upper level RTV program students will know how to assess their own skills for potential career paths.
  • Operate all equipment used in a TV newscast, including cameras, special effects generators, audio recording equipment, audio mixing equipment, editing software, videotape and disc recording devices, teleprompters, graphics generators, and other computers.
  • Perform a TV newscast live in either a 5 or 10-minute format.
Beginning Video Production R-TV 19A
  • Use computer editing software to structure relevant moving images and sound into paced sequences that constitute a complete Narrative-form short film.
  • Compose shots that convey meaning through choice of composition, lens and camera placement.
  • Use visual storytelling fundamentals
  • Evaluate basic sound concepts as they apply to video projects through recording and editing of audio
  • Apply aesthetic principles of lighting, including three-point lighting, lighting quality, and color temperature.
  • Use cameras in both studio and field configurations.
  • Students exiting RTV 19A will be able to use cameras in both studio and field configurations
  • All upper level RTV program students will know how to assess their own skills for potential career paths.
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of skills required for full-time work in the entertainment industry.
Broadcast Law and Business Practices R-TV 15
  • Outline the process to apply for and protect copyrights and trademarks for intellectual properties.
  • Interpret the First Amendment as it applies to electronic media.
  • Students will be able to explain various elements of a standard broadcasting industry contract.
  • Analyze and evaluate entertainment industry contracts.
  • Contrast and compare union contracts with non-union contracts.
  • Evaluate the role of unions in the entertainment industry.
  • Students will be able to state the requirements for joining the various broadcast unions.
Editing for Film and Television R-TV 22
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of skills required for full-time work in the entertainment industry.
  • Synchronize and edit footage from multiple cameras shooting at the same time.
  • Edit a narrative-form video using continuity editing techniques and cinematic storytelling principles.
  • Operate professional-standard nonlinear editing computer hardware and software.
  • All upper level RTV program students will know how to assess their own skills for potential career paths.
  • Export a Deliverable using Codec software appropriate to the target device.
  • Edit a music video using fluid space and time techniques.
Introduction to Electronic Media R-TV 01
  • Identify the business structure and revenue streams for each medium.
  • Analyze regulations of electronic media.
  • Define commonly-used electronic communication technology.
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of professionals in the entertainment industry.
  • Identify key developments in the history of major U.S. electronic media industries, especially their evolution as social, political, and economic forces in U.S. society.
  • Describe the technical evolution of electronic media.
  • Identify the principal means of economic and political support for different electronic media, and discuss their impact.
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of skills required for full-time work in the entertainment industry.
Introduction to Screenwriting R-TV 18
  • Analyze scripts for proper story construction, character development, and overall structure.
  • Define the role of agents and Writers Guild of America in the marketing of scripts.
  • Write and perform "pitches" to professional audiences.
  • Write television scripts (film style) by a process that will include a synopsis, step outline, treatment, rough draft, and final draft to current professional standards.
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of skills required for full-time work in the entertainment industry.
  • Classify various script formats for television writing, including film and videotape.
  • All upper level RTV program students will know how to assess their own skills for potential career paths.
  • Define the role and tasks of the screenwriter.
  • Apply the principles of characterization plot, structure, dialogue, and story development
Introduction to Writing for Electronic Media R-TV 28
  • Use fundamental principles of narrative fiction screenwriting.
  • Apply technical and aesthetic issues related to writing for the film and electronic media.
  • Use mechanics of clear and concise writing.
  • Students will demonstrate proficiency in writing in a variety of script formats, including the radio script, two-column video script, film script and sitcom script formats.
  • Create a complete, short fictional narrative
  • Write in a variety of script formats, including the radio script, two-column video script, film script and sitcom script formats.
Media Aesthetics R-TV 14
  • Analyze and define the differences in how aesthetic principles can be applied between the mediums of theatrical narratives, television narratives, short narratives, music videos, advertising, and related forms.
  • Assess the development of how aesthetics are used in modern productions as opposed to earlier productions.
  • Conceive and demonstrate principles of visual composition for moving pictures with original compositions of their own.
  • Analyze principles of cinematic storytelling through editing, in narrative and nonlinear forms.
  • Analyze and predict the physiological and psychological effects of visual composition, sound design, music and editing upon audience members.
  • Students exiting RTV 14 will be able to analyze and define the differences in how aesthetic principles can be applied in theatrical narratives, television narratives, short narratives, music videos, advertising, and related forms.
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of skills required for full-time work in the entertainment industry.
Radio-TV Newswriting R-TV 05
  • Students will be capable of selecting appropriate ?sound bites? from an interview for inclusion into a news story.
  • Determine the newsworthiness of a story as it applies to a demographically-specific audience.
  • Rewrite newswire copy and create stories from facts gleaned from interviews and observation.
  • Incorporate sound bites from interviews into various types of news stories.
  • Students will be able to identify news-worthy stories, suitable to a specific demographic from the AP Wire Service for inclusion into their newscasts.
  • Define and demonstrate adherence to all laws including but not limited to defamation and slander as they pertain to news stories.
  • Demonstrate the ability to select stories and organize them into a newscast appropriate for a variety of demographics.
  • Follow and research specific stories using the Associated Press Wire Service.
  • Select appropriate news stories from the wire service and organize them into a newscast for a demographically-targeted audience.
Reality Show Production R-TV 23
  • Define how reality shows are different from documentaries.
  • After learning the characteristics of non-fiction programs, students will be able to define how reality shows are different from documentaries.
  • Demonstrate the specialized production techniques needed in reality show production.
  • Set up a Kino Flo and LED lighting kit without assistance to professional standards.
  • Demonstrate proper B-Roll acquisition.
  • Design and verbally present a 2-minute pitch for a reality show with visual aids.
Remote Multicamera Production R-TV 21
  • Diagram and design remote video recording setups for various situations, including sporting events, theatrical events, community events, and film style shoots.
  • Use video engineering devices in synchronizing video and audio signals in a remote multicamera setup.
  • Create computer graphics for identification, titling, and credit sequences.
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of skills required for full-time work in the entertainment industry.
  • Operate all equipment in remote production truck including special effects generators, computer graphics units, slow-motion controllers, video recorders, audio mixer boards, and video cameras.
  • Set up remote production equipment, including video cameras, power supply, sound recording, and video recording equipment without prompting or other assistance.
  • Direct crew in a multicamera shoot.
  • All upper level RTV program students will know how to assess their own skills for potential career paths.
Work Experience in Film and TV R-TV 100
  • Improve work performance by adapting and changing as needed according to evaluation by worksite supervisor.
  • Develop and apply an industry-standard work ethic and team skills.
  • Develop new expertise in an area of the film and\/or TV industry.
  • Apply skills learned in previous courses to a worksite situation.
  • Examine and analyze the role of a professional in film and television.
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of professionals in the entertainment industry.
  • All upper level RTV program students will know how to assess their own skills for potential career paths.
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of skills required for full-time work in the entertainment industry.
World Cinema R-TV 25
  • Summarize the artistic methods used in international films.
  • Contrast the differences in viewpoint between international and American film.
  • Evaluate the impact of international cinema movements on American film, in both cultural and economic terms.
  • Identify major film movements, key films which comprise that movement, and the major authors of those movements.
  • Identify key figures in cinema and their contributions.
  • Contrast the differences in viewpoint between international and American film.