2015 - 2016 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Video Technology
Degree Plan: Video Technology AAS

(Associate in Applied Sciences Degree)

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


RTVB 1320 Television Lighting 3
RTVB 1421 TV Field Production 4
FLMC 1331 Video Graphics and Visual Effects I 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking (3)
+++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3


RTVB 2437 TV Production Workshop I 4
DRAM 2366 Introduction to Cinema OR 3
MUSI 1306 Music Appreciation (3)
++Elective Natural Science 4
RTVB 1409 Audio/Radio Production I 4


RTVB 1345 Broadcast Engineering 3
RTVB 2455 TV Production Workshop II 4
RTVB 2282 Cooperative Education-Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician 2
+Electives 3
RTVB 2370 Business Aspects of Video Technology 3
Minimum Hours Required 60

+Elective - must be selected from the following:

ARTV 1341 3-D Animation I 3
ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering I 3
ARTV 2341 Advanced Digital Video 3
ARTV 2345 3-D Modeling and Rendering II 3
ARTV 2351 3-D Animation II 3
ARTV 2335 Portfolio Development for Animation 3
RTVB 1329 Scriptwriting 3
RTVB 1347 Audio/Radio Production II 3
RTVB 1391 Special Topics in Radio and Television Broadcasting 3
RTVB 2383 Cooperative Education - Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician 3
FLMC 2331 Video Graphics and Visual Effects II 3
FLMC 1311 Survey of the Motion Picture 3

++Natural Science Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options for Natural Sciences.

+++Social/Behavioral Science Elective - must be selected from the AAS Core Options 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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