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  Dec 11, 2017
 
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog

Television Track, Broadcast Media Production: 310A


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(R): 310A

The Television Program is a career-focused degree designed to teach video and audio production skills through hands-on, experience-based classes in studio, field and post-production.  Students develop technical skills, writing skills, aesthetic values, and professional attitudes, supported by highly committed faculty with practical experience in the field of production. The attainment of production skills is demonstrated in a digital portfolio designed to support a job search.  Knowledge and skills learned through this program will be of value in commercial, industrial, interactive and educational media production and distribution. 

A strong academic core combines a liberal arts education with specialized career courses.  This offers the graduate the alternatives of entering the field or continuing in an institution of higher learning. The curriculum is offered for high school graduates pursuing careers in video production as well as those employed in the video production field.  Completion of all curriculum requirements will lead to the award of the Associate of Applied Science (AAS).  A student interested in any of the Broadcast Media Production AAS or certificate curricula should consult an academic adviser in the Department of Media Arts & Technologies for assistance in making course selections.

 

General Education Course Selections


Click here to view the Foundation/Distribution Courses  for selection to fulfill the General Education Course Requirements.

Suggested Course Sequence


All students should review the Advising Worksheet and consult an advisor.

Second Semester


Third Semester


Fourth Semester


Total Credit Hours: 60


* ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103 , or choose from the following options:  TVRA 100  , TVRA 210  , GDES 140  or any PHOT elective.

 

Program Outline / Degree Requirements


General Education Requirements


Foundation Courses


  • English Foundation 3 semester hours (ENGF)
  • Mathematics foundation 3 semester hours (MATF)

Distribution Courses


  • TVRA 134 - Media Appreciation 3 semester hours (ARTD)
  • Behavioral and social sciences distribution 3 semester hours (BSSD)
  • Natural science distribution with lab 4 semester hours (NSLD)

General Education Elective


Total Credit Hours: 60


* ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103 , or choose from the following options:  TVRA 100  , TVRA 210  , GDES 140  or any PHOT elective.

Program Outcomes


Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Record Professional Video and audio in studio and on location with various professional cameras, microphones, lights and recording devices.

  • Write successfully for broadcast and new media to engage, inform or entertain based on audience research.

  • Produce and edit professional segments and programs of various lengths for the television & media production industry and demonstrate this proficiency through a professional portfolio.

  • Solve technical and logistical problems through planning and preparation to successfully meet production deadlines.

  • Create a portfolio that reflects  the rapidly changing structure of the television and video production industry and its employment opportunities

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