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CCL - Broadcast Production

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Broadcast Production program is designed for students who plan to enter the field of Motion Picture/Television Production in the specific area of broadcasting. Students are provided experiences for hands-on training in Motion Picture/Television Production, in media theory, and in the production of both live and pre-recorded television shows including news, sports, commercials, on-the-scene reporting, interviewing, and studio anchoring. Technical elements stressed include multi-camera techniques in studio, on-location shooting, editing, sound, graphics, and the operation of the studio. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Motion Picture/Television Production degree is also available.
Major Code: 5973
Award: CCL
First Term: 4126
Total Credits: 47-50
Last Updated: Jun 27th, 2013
Required Courses: 44-47
TCM100 Digital Multi Media (3) OR
Permission of Program Director 0-3
TCM101 Fundamentals of Radio and TV 3
TCM111AA Scripting for the Media 3
TCM117 Introduction to Cinematography 3
TCM/MTC120 Introduction to Sound Design for Film and Video 3
TCM134 Pre-Production for Motion Picture and Television 3
TCM135 Production for Motion Picture and Television 3
TCM136 Post-Production for Motion Picture and Television 3
TCM151 Broadcast Production 3
TCM240 Advanced Television Commercial Production 3
TCM241 AVID Media Composer Editing 4
TCM242 Portfolio Non-Linear Editing 2
TCM250 Documentaries for Social Change 4
TCM251 Advanced Studio Production 3
TCM263 Film Style, Theory and Analysis 4
Restricted Electives: 3 Credits
ADA/ART177 Computer-Photographic Imaging 3
ART131 Photography I 3
TCM111 Screenwriting I 3
TCM131 Radio-Television Announcing 4
TCM217 Advanced Cinematography 3
TCM248 Advanced Film Production Techniques 4
TCM260 Film/Video Producing and Financing 3
TCM265 Advanced Scheduling and Budgeting 3
TCM275 Advanced Portfolio Production 4
TCM285++ Special Topics: Motion Picture/Television Production (any module) 1-3
TCM290 Professional Media Marketing 3
TCM296++ Cooperative Education (any suffixed course) 1-4
Free Electives: None
General Education: None
General Education Core: None
First-Year Composition: None
Critical Reading: None
Oral Communication: None
Mathematics: None
General Education Distributed: None
Humanities and Fine Arts: None
Social and Behavioral Sciences: None
Natural Sciences: None
Program Competencies:
  1. Demonstrate use of computers and basic video cameras to manipulate and create multi media products. (TCM100)
  2. Trace the history of the development of American radio and television and describe the role, responsibilities and purposes of mass communications in American society. (TCM101)
  3. Write a script for different categories of media. (TCM111AA)
  4. Shoot a short 16mm or high-definition video project and crew on additional 16mm or high-definition video project shoots. (TCM117)
  5. Demonstrate analog and digital recording techniques and skills in studio and on location. (TCM/MTC120)
  6. Identify and describe the basic elements of pre-production for motion picture and television. (TCM134)
  7. Pre-produce one film and one video project. (TCM134)
  8. Identify and describe the basic elements of production for motion picture and television. (TCM135)
  9. Produce one film and one video shoot. (TCM135)
  10. Identify and describe the elements of post-production for motion picture and television. (TCM136)
  11. Complete the post-production and marketing plan for one film and one video project. (TCM136)
  12. Demonstrate multi-camera production techniques and skills in studio and on location. (TCM151)
  13. Shoot short pieces for television and prepare the pieces for edit. (TCM240)
  14. Use non-linear editing techniques to create and edit a variety of assigned projects. (TCM241)
  15. Use a non-linear editing system to edit a film or television project for presentation. (TCM242)
  16. Operate equipment in a studio and work with a team to create an in-studio quality video production. (TCM251)
  17. Create, produce and screen your own social documentary. (TCM250)
  18. Describe how film can function as an agent of change in and between societies, and affect not just popular and artistic culture but political and social culture as well. (TCM263)