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CCL - Editing

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Editing program is designed for students who plan to enter the field of Motion Picture/Television Production as editors. The students are provided opportunity for hands-on training in Motion Picture/Television Production, in media theory, and in editing theory. Students are also provided opportunities to demonstrate their knowledge by producing a variety of projects using both linear and non-linear systems, and by using computer based video compositing and title animation. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Motion Picture/Television Production degree is also available.
Major Code: 5981
Award: CCL
First Term: 4126
Total Credits: 46-49
Last Updated: May 20th, 2013
Required Courses: 46-49
ADA/ART177 Computer-Photographic Imaging 3
TCM100 Digital Multi Media (3) OR
Permission of Program Director 0-3
TCM101 Fundamentals of Radio and TV 3
TCM111 Screenwriting I 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
TCM241 AVID Media Composer Editing 4
TCM242 Portfolio Non-Linear Editing 2
TCM243 Introduction to Video Compositing and Title Animation 4
TCM244 Final Cut Pro Studio 4
TCM263 Film Style, Theory and Analysis 4
TCM280 The Art of Editing 3
TCM282 Advanced Non-Linear Editing Techniques 4
Restricted Electives: None
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. Identify and apply story telling principles. (TCM111, TCM263)
  4. Identify and describe the basic elements of pre-production for motion picture and television. (TCM134)
  5. Pre-produce one film and one video project. (TCM134)
  6. Identify and describe the basic elements of production for motion picture and television. (TCM135)
  7. Produce one film and one video shoot. (TCM135)
  8. Identify and describe the elements of post-production for motion picture and television. (TCM136)
  9. Demonstrate basic skills in the use of the computer in photographic imaging including photographic manipulation of images using software programs. (ADA/ART177)
  10. Demonstrate analog and digital recording techniques in the field as well as in a controlled environment. (TCM/MTC120)
  11. Use non-linear editing techniques to create and edit a variety of assigned projects. (TCM241)
  12. Use a non-linear editing system to edit a demo reel for presentation. (TCM242)
  13. Plan and produce a project using computer based video compositing and title animation. (TCM243)
  14. 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)
  15. Plan and produce a project using advanced non-linear techniques for effect and compositing creation. (TCM282)
  16. Use advanced non-linear techniques and applications to create and edit an advanced project. (TCM282, TCM244)
  17. Use advanced non-linear editing techniques to prepare an individual project for entry into a film festival. (TCM280)