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Discipline: Degree: AS-T - Film Television and Electronic Media - S0442
Course Name Course Number Objectives
American Film History R-TV 24
  • Identify major developments and events in American film history.
  • Identify major industry figures and their contributions.
  • Identify major developments and events in American film history.
  • Analyze the impact of key films in sociological, economic, political, cultural, artistic and technological contexts.
  • Analyze the impact and reflection of minorities and feminism in American film.
  • Analyze the artistic construction of key American films.
Beginning Radio Production R-TV 11A
  • Students will be able to correctly identify and state the use of the major pieces of equipment found in a radio studio.
  • Students will be able to set a proper microphone level suitable to create a broadcast-quality recording.
  • Identify equipment needed for operation of a studio.
  • Differentiate various editing effects of voice, sound and music in both tape-based and digital technologies.
  • Explain the components of an interview.
  • Combine voice, music and sound effects in the creation of a radio commercial suitable for airing.
  • Demonstrate proper maintenance of studio equipment.
Beginning Video Production R-TV 19A
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of skills required for full-time work in the entertainment industry.
  • All upper level RTV program students will know how to assess their own skills for potential career paths.
  • Students exiting RTV 19A will be able to use cameras in both studio and field configurations
  • Use cameras in both studio and field configurations.
  • Apply aesthetic principles of lighting, including three-point lighting, lighting quality, and color temperature.
  • Evaluate basic sound concepts as they apply to video projects through recording and editing of audio
  • Use visual storytelling fundamentals
  • Compose shots that convey meaning through choice of composition, lens and camera placement.
  • Use computer editing software to structure relevant moving images and sound into paced sequences that constitute a complete Narrative-form short film.
Editing for Film and Television R-TV 22
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of skills required for full-time work in the entertainment industry.
  • All upper level RTV program students will know how to assess their own skills for potential career paths.
  • Operate professional-standard nonlinear editing computer hardware and software.
  • Edit a narrative-form video using continuity editing techniques and cinematic storytelling principles.
  • Synchronize and edit footage from multiple cameras shooting at the same time.
  • Edit a music video using fluid space and time techniques.
  • Export a Deliverable using Codec software appropriate to the target device.
Introduction to Audio Production for Film and Television R-TV 29
  • Students will be able to separate sound from a 2-minute video clip, re-edit the dialog, music and sound effects of the clip, and recombine it with the video while keeping all dialog and sound effects in sync.
  • Analyze the factors needed to isolate sound effects and original sound clips and merge them into video editing timelines (MO #7).
Introduction to Electronic Media R-TV 01
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of skills required for full-time work in the entertainment industry.
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of professionals in the entertainment industry.
  • Identify key developments in the history of major U.S. electronic media industries, especially their evolution as social, political, and economic forces in U.S. society.
  • Describe the technical evolution of electronic media.
  • Identify the principal means of economic and political support for different electronic media, and discuss their impact.
  • Analyze regulations of electronic media.
  • Define commonly-used electronic communication technology.
  • Identify the business structure and revenue streams for each medium.
Introduction to Screenwriting R-TV 18
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of skills required for full-time work in the entertainment industry.
  • All upper level RTV program students will know how to assess their own skills for potential career paths.
  • Classify various script formats for television writing, including film and videotape.
  • Apply the principles of characterization plot, structure, dialogue, and story development
  • Define the role and tasks of the screenwriter.
  • Write television scripts (film style) by a process that will include a synopsis, step outline, treatment, rough draft, and final draft to current professional standards.
  • Write and perform "pitches" to professional audiences.
  • Define the role of agents and Writers Guild of America in the marketing of scripts.
  • Analyze scripts for proper story construction, character development, and overall structure.
Introduction to Writing for Electronic Media R-TV 28
  • Students will demonstrate proficiency in writing in a variety of script formats, including the radio script, two-column video script, film script and sitcom script formats.
  • Use mechanics of clear and concise writing.
  • Apply technical and aesthetic issues related to writing for the film and electronic media.
  • Use fundamental principles of narrative fiction screenwriting.
  • Write in a variety of script formats, including the radio script, two-column video script, film script and sitcom script formats.
  • Create a complete, short fictional narrative
Media Aesthetics R-TV 14
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of skills required for full-time work in the entertainment industry.
  • Students exiting RTV 14 will be able to analyze and define the differences in how aesthetic principles can be applied in theatrical narratives, television narratives, short narratives, music videos, advertising, and related forms.
  • Analyze and predict the physiological and psychological effects of visual composition, sound design, music and editing upon audience members.
  • Analyze principles of cinematic storytelling through editing, in narrative and nonlinear forms.
  • Conceive and demonstrate principles of visual composition for moving pictures with original compositions of their own.
  • Assess the development of how aesthetics are used in modern productions as opposed to earlier productions.
  • Analyze and define the differences in how aesthetic principles can be applied between the mediums of theatrical narratives, television narratives, short narratives, music videos, advertising, and related forms.
On-Air Personality Development R-TV 02
  • Students will be able to demonstrate their ability to perform as a disc jockey during a one-hour show.
  • Students will be able to clearly articulate words while on the microphone.
  • Demonstrate ability to clearly articulate words.
  • Demonstrate the ability to project words suitable for broadcasting.
  • Demonstrate the ability to regulate pace of speech.
  • Perform in a vocal tone suitable for broadcasting.
  • Identify the relationship between audience demographics and on-air personality.
  • Create and demonstrate an on-air personality for a disc jockey.
  • Create and demonstrate an on-air newscast.
World Cinema R-TV 25
  • Contrast the differences in viewpoint between international and American film.
  • Identify key figures in cinema and their contributions.
  • Identify major film movements, key films which comprise that movement, and the major authors of those movements.
  • Evaluate the impact of international cinema movements on American film, in both cultural and economic terms.
  • Contrast the differences in viewpoint between international and American film.
  • Summarize the artistic methods used in international films.