Oct 27, 2020  
2020-21 Academic Catalog 
2020-21 Academic Catalog

TV Production Technology - ACTP.COC

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The Digital Media TV Production Certificate is designed for individuals with prior experience or course work in Communication, Multimedia or broadcast production who would like to either retrain or update and enhance their skills in the Digital Media field.

The Certificate will allow students to plan a course of study suited to their particular interests or needs related to Digital Media. The department offers state-of-the-art facilities; current software applications and course work to prepare individuals for broadcast jobs in the 21st century. The curriculum is laid out in menu style with several kinds of courses offered each semester. The student is required to take at least 12 credits in the Digital Media Production Department. The other 12-17 credits would be selected from the list below. Other courses not appearing on the list would be accepted with permission from the student’s advisor and Department Chair.

The student will need to complete a minimum of 24 credits to earn the Certificate of Completion, but could take up to 29 credits if he or she so chose.

Computer and Software Requirements

Due to the ongoing Covid 19 Pandemic the Digital Media Production Department is requiring all incoming students, catalog year 20-21, purchase one of the following Apple iPads:


Highly Recommended:

2020 iPad Pro, 12.9 inch, 128GB with Wi-Fi: $899


2020 iPad Pro, 11 inch, 128GB with Wi-Fi: $749

Minimum (Please note a student may receive a supplemental assignment in some courses due to limitations of this model)

2020 iPad Air, 64 GB with WiFi, 64GB: $479 recommended upgrading space to 256 GB: $629

If you already own an Apple iPad and have questions if it meets the department wide requirements please contact Technical Assistant Josh Girouard by email: jgirouard@stcc.edu 

Any other questions about this requirement please contact John Wakelin by email: jwakelin@stcc.edu

(ACTP.COC) Curriculum

Total: 21 credits

Elective Course Choices

Student should take 6 credits from the following subjects: Arts, Visual and Performing  (ARTS, MUSC, THTR), Technical Arts and Design  (GRPH), Honor Program (HONR), or Marketing (MRKT). Please see your advisor for preferred courses. This is a fictional course and is for illustrative purposes only.

Total: 6 credits

Total (ACTP.COC) Curriculum Program Credits: 27

Program Personnel

Name Title Office Phone Email
Joshua Girouard Technical Assistant II 02/719 413-755-4205 jgirouard@stcc.edu
Dan Misco Assistant Professor 02/717 413-755-4573 dmmisco@stcc.edu
John Wakelin Professor/Chairperson 02/718 413-755-4194 jwakelin@stcc.edu

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