Film, Television, and Media Arts Production Specialist

Associate in Science Degree
Career/Technical (Major Code: A2530)

Prepares students to pursue careers as telemedia specialists and media production consultants in telecommunications, public relations, industry, education, government, and medical institutions.  Students will learn needs analysis, scripting, graphics, studio and field production, and editing as applied to the production of media, such as instructional, documentary, and broadcast.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will utilize Production Books to communicate the design, acquisition and post production requirements to their team members in order to produce complete motion picture productions.
  • Students will participate in a collaborative environment that promotes the sharing and evaluation of creative contributions by undertaking a comprehensive video production
  • Students will demonstrate their understanding of fundamental pre-production, production and post-production concepts by completing a three to five minute video project which will integrate camera, lighting, sound and editing techniques.
Program Requirements 1
ART 121DARKROOM AND DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY I3
or FTMA 101 FUNDAMENTALS IN CAMERA, LIGHTING, AND SOUND
FTMA 100EDITING I3
FTMA 162/HUM 112CULTURE AND THE MEDIA3
or FTMA 161/ART 130 HISTORY OF FILM AS ART
or FTMA 160/COMM 185 CINEMA AS A FORM OF EXPRESSION AND COMMUNICATION
FTMA 163/COMM 180INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONIC MEDIA3
ART 159GRAPHIC DESIGN---LAYOUT3
FTMA 105INTRODUCTION TO WRITING FOR TELEVISION MOTION PICTURE, AND MEDIA3
FTMA 102/ART 131INTRODUCTION TO MOTION PICTURE PRODUCTION3
FTMA 111/RA&T 120/MUS 151RECORDING TECHNIQUES3
FTMA 120VIDEO POST-PRODUCTION, GRAPHICS, AND SPECIAL EFFECTS3
FTMA 140/TA 150TECHNICAL DESIGN AND PRODUCTION3
FTMA 113TELEVISION STUDIO PRODUCTION3
FTMA 290PROFESSIONAL MEDIA WORK EXPERIENCE I2-4
or FTMA 291 PROFESSIONAL MEDIA WORK EXPERIENCE II
or FTMA 292 PROFESSIONAL MEDIA WORK EXPERIENCE III
or FTMA 293 PROFESSIONAL MEDIA WORK EXPERIENCE IV
Total Units35-37
Recommended Electives
BUS 183BUSINESS MATHEMATICS3
BUS 210BUSINESS ENGLISH3
FTMA 116/TA 115ACTING FOR THE CAMERA I3
FTMA 160/COMM 185CINEMA AS A FORM OF EXPRESSION AND COMMUNICATION3
FTMA 112/ART 132MOTION PICTURE PRODUCTION I3
FTMA 131CINEMATOGRAPHY I3
FTMA 125SCREENWRITING II3
HLTH 101PRINCIPLES OF HEALTHFUL LIVING3

To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.