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Cinema-Television-Radio Career Skills Certificate of Achievement


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The Cinema-Television-Radio Career Skills Certificate of Achievement is designed for seasoned professionals who wish to hone their skills and/or cross-over to another area of media production. It provides opportunities to gain the fundamental proficiencies and understanding in career skills, including film/TV producing, directing, cinematography, video editing, production design, radio announcing and acting, to work in the media industry through six specialty options: Cinema, Television, Radio, Post Production, Screen Acting or Critical Studies. The courses focus on specialized technical skills that mirror real-world tasks as well as specific media analysis. Additionally, they build the technical, aesthetic, and project management skills needed for employment and advancement in a career in this field. Students who complete this certificate can work in a variety of jobs including camera operator, video journalist, TV show researcher, film editor, voice-over talent and/or film/TV show talent.

Program Student Learning Outcomes


Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Accurately use the language and vocabulary of video production.
  • Demonstrate upgraded skills and knowledge required for employment in their selected specialty.
  • Produce a demo reel showcasing media industry skills.

REQUIRED COURSES:

Course ID Title Units
CTVR 101   Video Production Basics 3
  Completion of one Specialty area 9-10

TOTAL UNITS FOR THE CERTIFICATE:


12-13

Cinema Specialty

 
Required Course:  
CTVR 31  * Film Production I 3
Restricted Electives: (6-7 units)  
CTVR 32  * Film Production II 3
CTVR 40   Television and Film Scriptwriting I 3
CTVR 42  * Television and Film Directing 3
CTVR 151   Non-Linear Editing I 3
CTVR 233  * Film Production III 3
CWE 180   Cooperative Work Experience-Cinema, TV, Radio 1
     
*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.  

Television Specialty

 
Required Course:  
CTVR 124  * Television Production I 3
Restricted Electives:  (6-7 units)  
CTVR 40   Television and Film Scriptwriting I 3
CTVR 42  * Television and Film Directing 3
CTVR 125  * Television Production II 3
CTVR 129  * Documentary Production 3
CTVR 151   Non-Linear Editing I 3
CWE 180   Cooperative Work Experience-Cinema, TV, Radio 1
     
*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.  

Radio Specialty

 
Required Course:  
CTVR 110   Audio Production 3
Restricted Electives:  (6-7 units)  
CTVR 40   Television and Film Scriptwriting I 3
CTVR 113  * Radio Broadcasting 3
CTVR 114  * Radio Station Activities 2
CTVR 115  * Advanced Radio Performance and Studio Operations 2
CTVR 191   Voice-Over and Announcing 3
CWE 180   Cooperative Work Experience-Cinema, TV, Radio 1
     
*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.  

Post Production Specialty

 
Required Course:  
CTVR 151   Non Linear Editing I 3
Restricted Electives:  (6-7 units)  
CTVR 40   Television and Film Scriptwriting I 3
CTVR 111  * Audio and Sound for Television and Film 3
CTVR 251  * Non-Linear Editing II 3
CTVR 253  * Digital Special Effects 3
CWE 180   Cooperative Work Experience-Cinema, TV, Radio 1
     
*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.  

Screen Acting and Voice Performance Specialty

 
Required Course:  
CTVR 290   Acting for the Camera I 3
Restricted Electives:  (6-7 units)  
CTVR 40   Television and Film Scriptwriting I 3
CTVR 42  * Television and Film Directing 3
CTVR 104   Cold Reading and Interview Techniques 3
CTVR 191   Voice-Over and Announcing 3
TA 190   Acting for Television and Film 3
CTVR 291   Acting for the Camera II - Creating a Character 3
CWE 180   Cooperative Work Experience-Cinema, TV, Radio 1
     
*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.  

Critical Studies Specialty

 
Required Course:  
CTVR 3   The History and Appreciation of American Cinema 3
Restricted Electives:  (6-7 units)  
CTVR 2   History and Appreciation of Television Broadcasting 3
CTVR 4   Cinematic Storytelling 3
CTVR 5   History and Appreciation of International Cinema 3
CTVR 7   Cross Cultural Cinema 3
CTVR 9   Women in Cinema and Television 3
CTVR 100   Introduction to Cinema, Television, and Radio 3
CWE 180   Cooperative Work Experience-Cinema, TV, Radio 1
     
*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.  

 

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