Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2019-20 Academic Catalog Program: TV Production Technology - TPRD.AS Minimum Credits Required:__________________

TV Production Technology - TPRD.AS

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This degree program prepares students for careers in the television, film and Media industry. Through lecture and lab students develop skills in the three production phases: pre-, production, and post-. Courses will cover areas such as broadcast writing; studio production; field production; on-air presentation; interviewing; and digital editing. The emphasis is on exposing students to the wide variety of skills needed to succeed in the broadcast industry, as well as demonstrating the array of possibilities for careers in the ever changing Digital Media field.


Upon successful completion of the requirements for this program, the degree of Associate in Science in Digital Media Production Technology will be awarded.

Program Goals

  1. Have a fundamental understanding of the broadcast and film industry
  2. Have mastered the techniques necessary to complete pre-production work
  3. Have mastered the skills to participate in a television production
  4. Have developed the ability to complete post-production work
  5. Have the ability to work effectively in a group setting

(TPRD.AS) Curriculum

Semester 1

Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
DMP-101 - Introduction to Multimedia 3 credits
DMP-120 - Introduction to Video Production 3 credits
DMP-120L - Lab: Introduction to Video Production 1 credits
DMP-140 - Intro to Mass Communication 3 credits
EL-MATH - General Math Elective-100 Level or Higher 3-4 credits
ENG-101 - English Composition 1 3 credits

Total: 16-17 credits

Semester 2

Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
DMP-110 - Writing for Electronic Media 3 credits
DMP-121 - Advanced Video Production 2 credits
DMP-121L - Lab: Advanced Video Production 1 credits
DMP-130 - Speaking on TV 2 credits
DMP-130L - Lab: Speaking on Tv 1 credits
DMP-141 - Film Structure and Analysis 3 credits
EL-SOC - General Behavioral/Social Science Elective 3 credits

Total: 15 credits

Semester 3

Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
DMP-210 - Advanced Television Writing 3 credits
DMP-211 - TV Journalism 3 credits
DMP-220 - Digital Film Making 2 credits
DMP-220L - Lab: Digital Film Making 1 credits
ENG-102 - English Composition 2 3 credits

Select one

Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
DMP-150 - Introduction to Digital Editing 2 credits
DMP-150L - Lab: Introduction to Digital Editing 1 credits
DMP-225 - TV Production Practicum 2 credits

Total: 14-15 credits

Semester 4

Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
DMP-212 - TV News Production 2 credits
DMP-212L - Lab: TV News Production 1 credits
ART-215 - Digital Arts 2 credits
ART-215L - Lab: Digital Arts 1 credits
EL-HUM - General Humanities Elective 3 credits
EL-SCIL - General Lab Science Elective 4 credits

Select one course with lab:

Course NamecreditsTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
DMP-221 - Digital Media Senior Project 2 credits
DMP-221L - Lab: Digital Media Senior Project 1 credits
DMP-250 - Advanced Digital Video Editing 2 credits
DMP-250L - Lab: Advanced Digital Editing 1 credits

Total: 16 credits

Total (TPRD.AS) Curriculum Program Credits: 61-63

Department Personnel

Name Title Office Phone Email
LuAnne Carbaugh Professor/Co-Chairperson 02/716 413-755-4601
Joshua Girouard Technical Assistant II 02/719 413-755-4205
Dan Misco Assistant Professor 02/717 413-755-4573
John Wakelin Professor/Co-Chairperson 02/718 413-755-4194