The BA in video production is a comprehensive course of study, balancing a solid grounding in theory with extensive hands-on experience. Field and studio production classes work with state-of-the-art technology, focusing in areas that include documentary, narrative, corporate, and experimental video.
Successful graduates of this program will be able to:
- plan and execute a video production.
- communicate ideas through visuals alone.
- demonstrate proficiency with field production techniques, technically and aesthetically.
- demonstrate an ability to edit for continuity and for affect
- communicate ideas verbally using appropriate terms and concepts for the medium and express themselves clearly in writing, using the same terms and concepts.
- use studio equipment and techniques to complete a video project.
- demonstrate proficiency with postproduction and delivery applications other than basic editing.
- demonstrate a clear ethical, professional, and cultural understanding and display a readiness to work in a global market.
- express a unique aesthetic.
A minimum of 128 credit hours consisting of the following:
- 57 required credit hours
- Applicable university global citizenship or general education program hours
|MEDC 1010: Introduction to Mass Communications OR |
MEDC 1630: Media Literacy
|EPMD 1000: Introduction to Media Production||3 hours|
|MEDC 2200: Ethics in the Media||3 hours|
|MEDC 4100: The Law and the Media||3 hours|
|VIDE 1000: Introduction to Video Production||3 hours|
|AUDI 1000 Audio Production I (for non-majors)||3 hours|
|VIDE 2100 Producing Video Productions||3 hours|
|VIDE 2200 Field Production||3 hours|
|VIDE 2300 Studio Production||3 hours|
|VIDE 2400 Video Editing||3 hours|
|VIDE 2500 Post Production||3 hours|
|VIDE 4500 Proseminar in Video Production (Production House)||3 hours|
|EPMD 4700 Professional Development||3 hours|
|VIDE 4950 Professional Media Practicum||3 hours|
In addition, a minimum of 12 skill and 3 theory credit hours are to be chosen from the following:
Skills (at least 12 hours from the following)
|VIDE 3200 Advanced Camera||3 hours|
|VIDE 3300 Advanced Studio Production||3 hours|
|VIDE 3500 Motion Graphics||3 hours|
|VIDE 3550 Visual Special Effects||3 hours|
|VIDE 3650 Special Topics||3 hours|
|VIDE 4000 Documentary Video Production||3 hours|
|VIDE 4100 Experimental Video||3 hours|
|FILM 3900 Lighting for Film and Video||3 hours|
|SCPT 2900 Scriptwriting||3 hours|
|INTM 1600 Introduction to Interactive Digital Media||3 hours|
|INTM 3580 Delivering Digital Media||3 hours|
|SCPT 3400 Television Scriptwriting||3 hours|
|SCPT 3500 Writing Screenplays for Film||3 hours|
|FILM 2320 Filmmaking I||3 hours|
Theory (at least 3 hours from the following)
|FLST 1800 Film Appreciation||3 hours|
|FLST 2060 Modern World Cinema||4 hours|
|FLST 2070 History of Animation||3 hours|
|FLST 3160 Topics in Film Studies||3 hours|
|FLST 3170 Topics in Documentary Film Studies||3 hours|
|JOUR 2070 History of Broadcasting||3 hours|
|MEDC 1630 Media Literacy||3 hours|
|MEDC 2800 Cultural Diversity in the Media||3 hours|
|MEDC 3850 Television A Critical Study||3 hours|