Television/Video Communications C - Television Scriptwriter Certificate
Emphasis on learning writing skills for the development of such television programming as sitcoms, talk shows, news and documentaries, musical variety shows, game shows and soaps, as well as commercials, corporate videos and web programs.
Students will demonstrate basic knowledge and operational skills associated with various technologies and equipment utilized in the production and post production of professional video programs.
Students will acquire sufficient knowledge and understanding of the various aspects and crew positions associated with producing professional television programs, so as to be able to effectively assess the technical and personnel requirements for a production, coordinate the necessary resources and successfully execute the plan as either an individual or a member of a production team.
Students will demonstrate critical thinking by reviewing and critiquing past and current movies and TV shows to assess their strengths and weakness from the point of view of the media consumer.
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Required Core Courses(12 units)|
DM 100||Introduction to Electronic Media: Broadcasting, Cable, Video
DM 110||Introduction to Television Production||3 units|
DM 112||Introduction to Video Editing and Postproduction||3 units|
DM 130||Principles of Broadcast News||3 units|
Required Courses (18 units)
DM 101||Television and Society: A Visual History||3 units|
DM 120||Screenwriting for TV, Film, the Web, Corporate Video and Digital Media||3 units|
DM 121||Intermediate Script Writing for TV, Film, the Web, Corporate Video and Digital Media||3 units|
DM 123||Advanced Script Writing for TV, Film, the Web, Corporate Video and Digital Media||3 units|
DM 150||Producing and Directing for Television||3 units|
DM 230A||Broadcast News Production||3 units|
Plus, Select 3 units from the following courses:
|Mass Media and Society|
Honors Mass Media and Society
|CMST 151||Voice and Diction for Effective Communication||3 units|
|DM 009A||TV/Video Communications Laboratory||0.5 units|
|DM 009B||TV/Video Communications Laboratory||0.5 units|
|DM 009C||TV/Video Communications Laboratory||0.5 units|
|DM 010A||TV/Video Communications Advanced Laboratory I||0.5 units|
|DM 010B||TV/Video Communications Advanced Laboratory II||0.5 units|
|DM 010C||TV/Video Communications Advanced Laboratory III||0.5 units|
|DM 010D||TV/Video Communications Advanced Laboratory IV||0.5 units|
DM 101||TV and Society: A Visual History||3 units|
DM 103||History of Film to 1945||3 units|
DM 104||History of Film from 1945 to Present||3 units|
DM 115A||Single-Camera Production and Editing||3 units|
DM 115B ||Advanced Single-Camera Production and Editing||3 units|
|DM 131||Beginning Broadcast News Workshop||3 units|
DM 142||Acting for the Camera||3 units|
DM 215||Advanced Single-Camera/Digital Cinema Production||3 units|
DM 230B||Broadcast News Production||3 units|
DM 230C||Broadcast News Production||3 units|
|DM 230D ||Broadcast News Production||3 units|
|DM 298||TV/Video Communications Practicum/Internship||3 units|
|THEA 108||The Business of Entertainment||3 units|
Electives must be chosen from the following courses:
DM 196A, 197A;
CMST 105 or 105H;
TELV 009, 010, 101, 103, 104, 115A, 115B, 121, 123, 131, 141, 142, 181, 185, 190, 215, 230B, 230C, 230D, 298;
THEA 108, 110, 113, 131 .