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Degree Plans - Video Technology - Video Technology AAS (Archived)

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(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree, Tech Prep)

North Lake only

  • Students pursuing this award program are required to meet Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards and course prerequisites.
  • Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by the college awarding the degree.

Degree Plan Code: AAS.VIDEO.TECH

The Video Technology program is designed to prepare students for entry level or advanced employment in the video industry. Opportunities in medicine, entertainment, advertising, industry, broadcast, cable, education, military, government, and business are among the career options. Students will develop skills and knowledge necessary to plan, budget, produce, and perform post-production of various video projects.



RTVB 1305 Introduction to Television Technology 3
RTVB 1425 TV Studio Production 4
RTVB 2430 Film and Video Editing 4
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
++Elective Natural Science 4


RTVB 1371 Television Lighting 3
RTVB 1421 TV Field Production 4
RTVB 1409 Audio/Radio Production I 4
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3)
+++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3


RTVB 2370 Business Aspects of Video Technology 3
RTVB 2437 TV Production Workshop I 4
DRAM 2366 Film Appreciation I OR 3
MUSI 1306 Music Appreciation (3)
+Electives 6


RTVB 1345 Broadcast Engineering 3
ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering I 3
RTVB 2455 TV Production Workshop II 4
RTVB 2382 Cooperative Education-Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician 3
+Electives 3-4
Minimum Hours Required 67-69

+Elective - a minimum of nine (9) credit hours must be selected from the following:

ARTV 2341 Advanced Digital Video 3
ARTS 2348 Digital Art I 3
COMM 2311 News Gathering and Writing I 3
RTVB 1191 Special Topics in Radio and Television Broadcasting 1
RTVB 1329 Scriptwriting 3
RTVB 1347 Audio/Radio Production II 3
RTVB 1391 Special Topics in Radio and Television Broadcasting 3
RTVB 2335 Television Production 3
RTVB 2383 Cooperative Education - Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician 3
COMM 1316 News Photography I 3
DRAM 1330 Stagecraft I 3
DRAM 1351 Acting I 3
DRAM 2336 Voice and Articulation 3
ARTV 2345 3-D Modeling and Rendering II 3
ARTV 1341 3-D Animation I 3
ARTV 2351 3-D Animation II 3
ARTV 2435 Portfolio Development for Animation 4

++Elective - must be selected from any four-credit hour course selected from the DCCCD Core Curriculum for Natural Sciences.

+++Social/Behavioral Science Elective - must be selected from the DCCCD Core Curriculum for Social/Behavioral Science.

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.

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