2015 - 2016 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Video Technology


VIDEO TECHNOLOGY -- ANIMATION AND VISUAL EFFECTS

(Level I Certificate)

North Lake only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet 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: C1.VIDEO.ANIMAT

This program provides the student with the technical knowledge and hands-on skills required for entry-level employment in the field of animation and special effects. Emphasis is placed on computer-based animation and visual effects for film, video and interactive multimedia production.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering I 3
ARTV 2345 3-D Modeling and Rendering II 3
RTVB 2430 Film and Video Editing 4
RTVB 1409 Audio/Radio Production I 4
14

SEMESTER II

RTVB 1305 Introduction to Television Technology 3
ARTV 1341 3-D Animation I 3
+Electives 3
9

SEMESTER III

ARTV 2351 3-D Animation II 3
RTVB 1320 Television Lighting 3
ARTV 2341 Advanced Digital Video 3
ARTV 2335 Portfolio Development for Animation 3
12
Minimum Hours Required 35

+Electives - must be selected from the following:

ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I 3
FLMC 1331 Video Graphics and Visual Effects I 3
RTVB 1392 Special Topics in Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician 3
RTVB 1391 Special Topics in Radio and Television Broadcasting 3

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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VIDEO TECHNOLOGY -- AUDIO VISUAL SPECIALIST

Gainful Employment Information

(Level I Certificate)

North Lake only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet 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: C1.VIDEO.AUDIO.VIS

The Audio Visual Specialist Certificate provides an opportunity for students to acquire knowledge and hands-on experience in the field of video technology. Upon successful completion, students will be qualified for employment as event videographers/editors, corporate audio-visual technicians, legal deposition videographers, TV/Film production assistants, live-event camera operators and utility technicians, and freelance videographer/editors.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

RTVB 1305 Introduction to Television Technology 3
RTVB 1425 TV Studio Production 4
RTVB 2430 Film and Video Editing 4
RTVB 1320 Television Lighting 3
14

SEMESTER II

RTVB 1421 TV Field Production 4
RTVB 1409 Audio/Radio Production I 4
RTVB 2370 Business Aspects of Video Technology 3
FLMC 1331 Video Graphics and Visual Effects I OR 3
ARTV 1345 3-D Modeling and Rendering I (3)
14
Minimum Hours Required 28

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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VIDEO TECHNOLOGY

(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.

CREDIT HOURS

SEMESTER I

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
14

SEMESTER II

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
16

SEMESTER III

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
15

SEMESTER IV

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
15
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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