Tuesday – November 21, 2017

Television & Video Production (2017-2018)

Associate in Applied Science Degree
School of Media and Creative Arts / Arts, A/V Technology & Communications Career Cluster

Downtown Milwaukee Campus
Program Code: 10-701-1


For Information: 414-297-6433
Downtown Milwaukee Campus, 414-297-MATC


Overview — This program focuses on preparing you for careers in the production, operation and programming areas of broadcast television, cable, or corporate and commercial video.

Students can gain practical video production background in the high-definition studios of Milwaukee PBS. Attain work experience by assisting with the staging and broadcasting of programs under the guidance of station staff members. Students are required to work hours that fall outside the normal school day.


Abilities necessary for success in the program are teamwork, cooperation, and an ability to accept direction and responsibility. You must be able to work under pressure. Manual dexterity is also needed.

 

Career Pathway — You can earn the TV/Video Studio Production Assistant technical diploma on your way to completing this associate degree. Contact an MATC advisor for information.

 

Career Outlook — Graduates have an excellent entry-level employment history in a competitive field. A wide range of businesses use people trained in video production. Potential employers are TV stations, cable systems, advertising agencies, private industry (in-house video), educational institutions and video production houses. Excellent opportunities exist for freelance positions or for owning your own video-related business.

 

Program Learning Outcomes — Employers expect graduates to have expertise in the following areas:

  • Operation of television studio equipment
  • Film-style field acquisition and production including news gathering
  • Operation of television control room equipment
  • Linear and non-linear videotape editing and scripting techniques
  • Utilization of electronic graphics, animation and computers
  • Integration of digital and high-definition standards in production 
  • Lighting, staging and set construction
  • Remote production and setup
  • Understanding of the television process

 

Preparation for Admission — The following are required for admission to the program:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • One year of high school-level algebra
  • Demonstration of proficiency in basic skills through a course placement assessment
  • Ability to work outside normal school hours
     

Future Opportunities — If you are interested in a bachelor's degree upon completion of the program, check with a program advisor, and the institution you plan to attend regarding the transfer of MATC credits.

 

Possible Careers

Associate Producer  Lighting Director  Linear or Non-Linear Editor
Camera Operator  Production Assistant  Technical Director
   Floor Manager  

 

Related Programs
TV/Video Studio Production Assistant
Animation
eProduction

 

Start Date: August
Sixteen-week terms.
This program will transfer to one or more four-year institutions.

 

Curriculum effective 2017-18. 

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements. 

TECHNICAL STUDIES 

Credits

 

( ) = Semester Order for Full-Time Students

 

 

(1)

 

TV-101

TV/Video Studio Production Techniques ^

4

 

(1)

 

TV-113

Television Lighting and Set Construction ‡ ^

3

 

(1)

 

TV-181

Video in Society ‡ ^  

1

 

(2)

 

TV-121

TV and Video Production Workshop 1 ‡ ^

3

 

(2)

 

TV-105

TV/Video Field Production Techniques ‡

4

 

(2)
 
Choose 3 credits from the following list: 3  
 
 
  TV-123 TV and Video Production Co-Op 1 ‡ ^    
 
 
  (or) AUDIO-120 Audio Production for Visual Media ^    
 
 
  (or) TV-124 TV and Video Production Co-Op 2 ‡    
 
 
  (or) TV-142 Non-Linear Video Editing and Authoring ‡    
 
 
  (or) TV-143 Interactive Content ‡    
 
 
  (or) TV-144 Graphic Design for Video Integration    

(2)

 

TV-112

Storytelling Via Post-Production ‡

3

 
(2)
 
 TV-107 Script Writing  for Visual Media ‡ 3  

(3)

 

TV-110

Advanced Production Techniques ‡

4

 

(3)

 

TV-122

TV/Video Production Workshop 2 ‡ ^

3

 

(3)
 
 Choose 3 credits from the following list: 3  
 
 
  TV-123 TV and Video Production Co-Op 1 ‡ ^    
 
 
  (or) AUDIO-120 Audio Production for Visual Media ^    
 
 
  (or) TV-124 TV and Video Production Co-Op 2 ‡    
 
 
  (or) TV-142 Non-Linear Video Editing and Authoring ‡    
 
 
  (or) TV-143 Interactive Content ‡    
 
 
  (or) TV-144 Graphic Design for Video Integration    

(3)

 

VICOM-150

Introduction to Digital Media ‡ ^ 

3

 

 
 
  (or) EPROD-150 Introduction to eProduction    
      (or) EPROD-151 Data Content Management and Implementation
 
   

(4)

 

MKTG-125

Advertising ‡

3

 

 
 
  (or) CAS-127 Creative Industry Business Practices    
 
 
  (or) EBUS-118 Social Media Technologies    

(4)

 

TV-115

Advanced Broadcast Program Production 

4

 

(4)

 

TV-119

Operational Broadcast Engineering ‡ ^

3

 

GENERAL STUDIES

 

 

 

 

ECON-195

Economics

3

 

     

(or) Any 200-series ECON course

   
 

 


ENG-151 and


Communication Skills 1 ‡


3

 

 

 

ENG-152

Communication Skills 2 ‡

3

 

 

 

 

(or) ENG-201 English 1 ‡
and ENG-205 Journalism 1 ‡

 

 

   


NATSCI-167


Science of Technology


3

 
 
 
  (or) Any 200-series NATSCI course    
 

 


MATH-107


College Mathematics ‡


3

 

 

 

 

(or) Any 200-series MATH course

 

 

   


PSYCH-199


Psychology of Human Relations


3

 
     

(or) Any 200-series PSYCH course

   
   


SOCSCI-197


Contemporary American Society


3

 
     

(or) Any 200-series SOCSCI or HIST course

   


 TOTAL CREDITS: 68

 

‡ Prerequisite required.

^ Counts toward earning the TV/Video Studio Production Assistant diploma.

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

 

For course descriptions, class times, locations or to register online, visit INFOnline.

NOTE: Students who have not been accepted, or have not decided on a program, may begin with the GENERAL STUDIES courses, if course prerequisites have been met.

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements. 

 

Page updated March 2017.