Media Arts - Media Production


2014-2015 academic year

You can earn a media production certificate. Note that not all courses for each program can be offered every semester.

You will need to successfully complete a minimum of 16 Credit Hours.

Required Core Courses

Core 13 Credit Hours

Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
BRDC 1010 Introduction to Mass Media
A survey of entertainment and information media, including history, development, social impact, laws, ethics, policies, organization, programming, advertisers, audience, public interests, criticism, new technologies, and the future.
BRDC 1210 Television Production and Performance
Knowledge and skill development in camera operation, TV audio, lighting, videotape recorders, set and graphics design, electronic editing, electronic field production and principles of television production are featured. Also included are remote productions, TV studio and control room use and special effects. Jobs in TV are discussed.
AUDR 1600 Audio and Recording Techniques I
Introduction to recording studio technology equipment and terminology, including psychoacoustics, the limitations of the ear, and basic microphone design and construction.
AUDR 1615 Audio and Recording Techniques I Lab
Introduction to hands-on techniques utilized in recording studios. Students will be involved in mock recording sessions while learning how to operate the various components found in recording studios such as microphones, mixing consoles, multi-track recorders and two-track recorders.
CINE 1700 Post Production I
Introduction to concepts and techniques of video and audio editing and post-production using a non-linear, computer-based production system.
INFO 1740 Dreamweaver Flash and Fireworks
This course provides a comprehensive step-by-step guide for basic to intermediate skills in Dreamweaver, Flash and Fireworks. Concepts to be covered include: how to create a Dreamweaver Web site, add Flash which is a graphics program that allows the user to create or enhance graphics specifically for the Web. These skills will assist the user in creating dynamic Web sites.

Required General Education Courses

Behavioral Sci. & Social Sci. 3 Credit Hours

or any other approved General Education course
Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours
ECON 1040 Personal Finance
This course covers the basic principles needed for effective personal financial management including the practical applications of money management, budgeting, taxes, credit, insurance, housing, investments, and retirement planning.

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