2013 - 2014 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 1305 Introduction to Television Technology 3
9

SEMESTER II

RTVB 2430 Film and Video Editing 4
ARTV 1341 3-D Animation I 3
+Electives 3-4
10-11

SEMESTER III

ARTV 2351 3-D Animation II 3
RTVB 1320 Television Lighting 3
ARTV 2341 Advanced Digital Video 3
ARTV 2435 Portfolio Development for Animation 4
13
Minimum Hours Required 32-33

+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 1409 Audio/Radio Production I 4
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

(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
++Elective Natural Science 4
18

SEMESTER II

RTVB 1320 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
17

SEMESTER III

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
16

SEMESTER IV

RTVB 1345 Broadcast Engineering 3
FLMC 1331 Video Graphics and Visual Effects I 3
RTVB 2455 TV Production Workshop II 4
RTVB 2382 Cooperative Education-Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician 3
+Electives 3-4
16-17
Minimum Hours Required 67-68

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

ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I 3
ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design 3
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 2435 Portfolio Development for Animation 4
COMM 1317 News Photography II 3
COMM 1316 News Photography I 3
COMM 2311 News Gathering and Writing I 3
COMM 2315 News Gathering and Writing II 3
DRAM 1330 Stagecraft I 3
DRAM 1351 Acting I 3
DRAM 2336 Voice and Articulation 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 2383 Cooperative Education - Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician 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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