2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Video Technology
Degree Plan: Video Technology AAS

(Associate of Applied Science Degree)

North Lake campus only

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

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.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
RTVB 1305 Introduction to Television Technology 3
RTVB 1409 Audio/Radio Production 1 4
RTVB 2430 Film and Video Editing 4
ENGL 1301 Composition 1 3
Semester Total 14
Course Course Title Credit Hours
RTVB 1320 Television Lighting 3
RTVB 1425 TV Studio Production 4
FLMC 1331 Video Graphics and Visual Effects 1 3
SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking (3)
+++Elective Social/Behavioral Science 3
Semester Total 16
Course Course Title Credit Hours
RTVB 1421 TV/Video Field Production 4
RTVB 2437 TV/Video Production Workshop 1 4
++++Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3
RTVB 2370 Business Aspects of Video Technology 3
Semester Total 14
Course Course Title Credit Hours
RTVB 1345 Broadcast Engineering 3
RTVB 2455 TV/Video Production Workshop 2 4
RTVB 2282 Cooperative Education-Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician 2
+Electives Elective list (one course) 3
++Elective Natural Science 4
Semester Total 16
Minimum Hours Required 60

+Elective - must be selected from the following:

Students can only take ONE cooperative education course per semester.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTS 2356 Photography 1 3
COMM 1316 News Photography 1 3
FLMC 1300 Production Management 3
FLMC 1311 Survey of the Motion Picture 3
FLMC 2331 Video Graphics and Visual Effects 2 3
FLMC 2333 Cinematography 3
FLMC 2335 Screenwriting for Features, Shorts and Documentaries 3
FLMC 2344 Advanced Film and Video Editing 3
RTVB 1329 Scriptwriting 3
RTVB 1347 Audio/Radio Production 2 3
RTVB 1391 Special Topics in Radio and Television Broadcasting 3
RTVB 2335 TV/Video Production 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.

++++Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - must be selected from the following:

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTS 1301 Art Appreciation 3
ARTS 1303 Art History 1 3
ARTS 1304 Art History 2 3
DRAM 1310 Introduction to Theater 3
DRAM 2361 History of Theater 1 3
DRAM 2366 Introduction to Cinema 3
HUMA 1311 Mexican-American Fine Arts Appreciation 3
HUMA 1315 Fine Arts Appreciation 3
MUSI 1306 Music Appreciation 3
MUSI 1310 American Music 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.