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TV/Video Communications Certificate

TV/Video Communications Certificate of Proficiency - Media Studies

Emphasis on preparing students for careers as producers and executives in the cable, television, and film industries as well as those who wish to be media teachers, critics and historians. Students will gain theoretical knowledge about the history, development, and societal impact of the media in the United States and the world as well as practical experience in dealing with production aesthetics and terminology, basic scriptwriting skills, and business and budgeting applications relating to the electronic media.

Course
​Units
​TELV 100, Introduction to Electronic Media: TV, Radio, Film and the Internet ​3
​TELV 101, Television and Society: A Visual History ​3
​TELV 104 or Theatre Arts 104,History of Film from 1945 to Present ​3
​TELV 105, Mass Media and Society ​3
​TELV 120, Beginning Writing for TV, Film and Corporate Video ​3
​TOTAL 15​
 

Students may also apply these courses as partial fulfillment of the requirements for the TV/Video Communication Associate Degree and Certificates offered by Santiago Canyon College's sister institution--Santa Ana College.  For more information about the Santa Ana College TV/Video Communications programs, please visit Santa Ana College Television/Video Communications Department.


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Certificate of Proficiency in Digital Media Studies

The certificate of proficiency in digital media studies is designed to develop students' understanding of television, film and digital media arts. The program includes an overview of the historical, theoretical, economic and technological impact of the industry on society. In addition, students will gain practical experience in scriptwriting, production and post-production.

Course ​Units
TELV 103 History of Film to 1945 ​3
TELV 104 History of Film From 1945 to Present ​3
TELV 105 Mass Media and Society ​3
TELV 122 Screenwriting for Digital Media ​3
TELV 124 Introduction to Digital Media Production ​3
​TOTAL                15
 

Certificate of Proficiency in Digital Media Production

The certificate of proficiency in digital media production will provide students with the skills and practical experience to create digital content for employers and clients. The program introduces students to video and commercial production, non-linear editing, digital arts as well as elements associated with running a business.

Course ​Units
ART 195 Introduction to Digital Media Arts ​3
TELV 122 Screenwriting for Digital Media ​3
TELV 124 Introduction to Digital Media Production ​3
TELV 126 Industrial Video Production (IVP) ​3
TELV 127 Post Production II/Motion Graphics ​3
​TOTAL                15