Oct 28, 2020  
2020-21 Academic Catalog 
2020-21 Academic Catalog

TV Production Technology - TPRD.AS

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Digital Media Production Video on Youtube

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

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

(TPRD.AS) Curriculum

Total: 16-17 credits

Total (TPRD.AS) Curriculum Program Credits: 60-63


  1. GAT-125 /GAT-125L  or GAT-150 /GAT-150L  recommended. 
  2. ENG-120  or ART-150 /ART-150L  recommended.

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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