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Digital Filmmaking & Video Production
Associate of Applied Science
Published June 1, 2016

Student Learning Outcomes

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• Conceptualize, plan, execute, and deliver a production utilizing basic video techniques, and demonstrating technical proficiency that meets minimum industry standards

• Apply peer and professional critiques in the articulation and justification of aesthetic decisions in their own projects and in the evaluation of other media work

• Present and conduct themselves professionally and demonstrate an understanding of specific career paths, job responsibilities, and industry expectations

• Apply basic business practices of the media industry while maintaining legal and ethical standards

• Apply basic media-related research, writing, and verbal communication skills to their work

• Seek entry-level employment opportunities that exist in the preproduction, lighting, directing, technical, broadcast, production, post-production, and business arenas

Program Courses

Total Credit Hours: 90
Program-Specific Credits: 66

AUDA101 Fundamentals of Audio
DFVA101 Survey of Digital Filmmaking and Video Production
DFVA102 Introduction to Filmmaking Applications and Design
DFVA103 Fundamentals of Video Production
DFVA105 Conceptual Storytelling
DFVA111 Principles of Cinematography
DFVA113 Fundamentals of Editing
DFVA123 Intermediate Video Production
DFVA133 Lighting for Digital Film
DFVA201 Fundamentals of Scriptwriting
DFVA202 Digital Cinematography
DFVA203 Intermediate Editing
DFVA205 History of Film and Media
DFVA212 Broadcast Graphics I
DFVA213 Studio Production
DFVA223 Intermediate Audio
DFVA233 Electronic Field Production
DFVA409 Portfolio II
FND135 Image Manipulation
FND150 Digital Color Theory

General Education Credits: 24

MAT100 College Mathematics
COM101 Oral Communications
PSY101 Psychology
HUM101 Introduction to Humanities
ENG104 Composition
GE2084 Writing II

Program Electives

Program-Related Electives: Select Two

PHOA101 Introduction to Photography
FND105 Design Fundamentals
FND110 Observational Drawing
Courses from other degree programs are subject to Academic Director/Program Coordinator approval upon request
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