2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Video Technology
Degree Plan: Audio Visual Specialist Certificate

(Level 1 Certificate)

North Lake campus only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

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.

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
RTVB 1320 Television Lighting 3
Semester Total 14
Course Course Title Credit Hours
RTVB 1421 TV/Video Field Production 4
RTVB 1425 TV Studio Production 4
RTVB 2370 Business Aspects of Video Technology 3
FLMC 1331 Video Graphics and Visual Effects 1 OR 3
RTVB 1345 Broadcast Engineering OR (3)
RTVB 1329 Scriptwriting (3)
Semester Total 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.