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TV/Video Communications 009A
TV/Video Communications Laboratory

Unit(s): 0.5 Class Hours: 27 Laboratory total.

Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in TV/Video Communications 110 or TV/Video Communications 112 or TV/Video Communications 115A or TV/Video Communications 115B or TV/Video Communications 130 or TV/Video Communications 150 or TV/Video Communications 152.
Sign-in/out supervised work on beginning television projects/ production assigned in a 100 level TV/Video Communications class. Accumulation of 24 hours earns 0.5 unit. Grade: Pass/No Pass Only. Open Entry/Open Exit.


TV/Video Communications 009B
TV/Video Communications Laboratory

Unit(s): 0.5 Class Hours: 27 Laboratory total.

Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in TV/Video Communications 110 or TV/Video Communications 112 or TV/Video Communications 115A or TV/Video Communications 115B or TV/Video Communications 130 or TV/Video Communications 150 or TV/Video Communications 152.
Sign-in/out supervised work on intermediate television projects/ production assigned in a 100 level TV/Video Communications class. Accumulation of 24 hours earns 0.5 unit. Grade: Pass/No Pass Only. Open Entry/Open Exit.


TV/Video Communications 009C
TV/Video Communications Laboratory

Unit(s): 0.5 Class Hours: 27 Laboratory total.

Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in TV/Video Communications 110 or TV/Video Communications 112 or TV/Video Communications 115A or TV/Video Communications 115B or TV/Video Communications 130 or TV/Video Communications 150 or TV/Video Communications 152.
Sign-in/out supervised work on advanced television projects/ production assigned in a 100 level TV/Video Communications class. Accumulation of 24 hours earns 0.5 unit. Grade: Pass/No Pass Only. Open Entry/Open Exit.


TV/Video Communications 010A
TV/Video Communications Advanced Laboratory I

Unit(s): 0.5 Class Hours: 27 Laboratory total.

Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in TV/Video Communications 215 or TV/Video Communications 230A or TV/Video Communications 230B or TV/Video Communications 230C or TV/Video Communications 230D or TV/Video Communications 260.
Sign-in/out supervised work on beginning television projects/ production assigned in a 200 level TV/Video Communications class. Accumulation of 24 hours earns 0.5 unit. Grade: Pass/No Pass Only. Open Entry/Open Exit.

TV/Video Communications 010B
TV/Video Communications Advanced Laboratory II

Unit(s): 0.5 Class Hours: 27 Laboratory total.

Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in TV/Video Communications 215 or TV/Video Communications 230A or TV/Video Communications 230B or TV/Video Communications 230C or TV/Video Communications 230D or TV/Video Communications 260.
Sign-in/out supervised work on advanced beginning television projects/production assigned in a 200 level TV/Video Communications class. Accumulation of 24 hours earns 0 .5 unit . Grade: Pass/No Pass Only. Open Entry/Open Exit.

TV/Video Communications 010C
TV/Video Communications Advanced Laboratory III

Unit(s): 0.5 Class Hours: 27 Laboratory total.

Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in TV/Video Communications 215 or TV/Video Communications 230A or TV/Video Communications 230B or TV/Video Communications 230C or TV/Video Communications 230D or TV/Video Communications 260.
Sign-in/out supervised work on intermediate television projects/ production assigned in a 200 level TV/Video Communications class. Accumulation of 24 hours earns 0.5 unit. Grade: Pass/No Pass Only. Open Entry/Open Exit.

TV/Video Communications 010D
TV/Video Communications Advanced Laboratory IV

Unit(s): 0.5 Class Hours: 27 Laboratory total.

Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in TV/Video Communications 215 or TV/Video Communications 230A or TV/Video Communications 230B or TV/Video Communications 230C or TV/Video Communications 230D or TV/Video Communications 260.
Sign-in/out supervised work on intermediate television projects/ production assigned in a 200 level TV/Video Communications class. Accumulation of 24 hours earns 0.5 unit. Grade: Pass/No Pass Only. Open Entry/Open Exit.

TV/Video Communications 100
Introduction to Electronic Media: TV, Radio, Film, and the Internet

Unit(s): 3.0 Class Hours: 54 Lecture total.

Survey of historical development, impact, and business practices of TV, radio, film, and the Internet. Emphasizes career opportunities and basic studio operations. CSU

TV/Video Communications 101
TV and Society: A Visual History

Unit(s): 3.0 Class Hours: 54 Lecture total.

Evolution and impact of TV programming as business and art form in American society. Development of a visual literacy and appreciation of television’s various formats (sitcom, Westerns, soaps, dramas, miniseries) through, lecture, video viewings, and guest speakers. CSU

TV/Video Communications 103
History of Film to 1945

Unit(s): 3.0 Class Hours: 54 Lecture total.

A survey course exploring film as an art form and developing appreciation of historical, artistic, and technical advances from 1890s to 1945. CSU/UC

TV/Video Communications 104
History of Film From 1945 to Present

Unit(s): 3.0 Class Hours: 54 Lecture total.

A lecture/visual aids course exploring film as an art form and developing appreciation of historical, artistic and technical advances. CSU/UC

TV/Video Communications 110
Introduction to Television Production

Unit(s): 3.0 Class Hours: 36 Lecture, 54 Laboratory total.

Introduction to production of television programs and operation of studio and field equipment. Includes overview of production theory, terminology and procedures, as well as hands-on training in use of cameras, audio, lighting, and control room apparatus. CSU

TV/Video Communications 112
Introduction to Video Editing and Postproduction

Unit(s): 3.0 Class Hours: 36 Lecture, 54 Laboratory total.

Fundamental approaches and techniques utilized in single-camera production for television, film, web and multi-media. Hands-on training in operation of portable digital video and audio production equipment, as well as lighting. Prior or concurrent enrollment in Television/Video Communications 110 and 112 recommended. CSU

TV/Video Communications 115A (CD-ID FTVE 130)
Single-Camera Production and Editing

Unit(s): 3.0 Class Hours: 36 Lecture, 54 Laboratory total.

Recommended Preparation: Prior or concurrent enrollment in Television/Video Communications 110 and 112 recommended. Fundamental approaches and techniques utilized in single-camera production for television, film, web and multi-media. Hands-on training in operation of portable digital video and audio production equipment, as well as lighting. CSU

TV/Video Communications 115B
Advanced Single-Camera Production and Editing

Unit(s): 3.0 Class Hours: 54 Lecture, 54 Laboratory total.

Prerequisite: TV/Video Communications 115A with a minimum grade of C.
Continued development of knowledge and skills in single-camera production technology and practices . Emphasis on professional production standards and technical advancements in digital and High Definition TV. Individual assignments vary in subsequent semesters. Prior or concurrent enrollment in Television/Video Communications 110 and 112 recommended. CSU

TV/Video Communications 120
Beginning Screenwriting for TV, Film, The Web, Corporate Video and Digital Media

Unit(s): 3.0 Class Hours: 54 Lecture total.

Recommended Preparation: English 101 or English 101H. Designed to acquaint students with fundamentals approaches to writing scripts for television, motion pictures, the web, corporate videos and digital media. Emphasis on the development of outlines, treatments, and scripts for short format programs or segments of feature length shows. CSU

TV/Video Communications 121
Intermediate Scriptwriting for TV, Film, the Web, Corporate Video and Digital Media

Unit(s): 3.0 Class Hours: 54 Lecture total.

Prerequisite: TV/Video Communications 120 with a minimum grade of C.
Explores professional requirements for scriptwriters and their relationship to the production, direction and development of scripts for TV, film, the Web, corporate videos and digital media. Strengthens fundamental writing skills . CSU

TV/Video Communications 123
Advanced Scriptwriting for TV, Film, The Web, Corporate Video and Digital Media

Unit(s): 3.0 Class Hours: 54 Lecture total.

Prerequisite: TV/Video Communications 121 with a minimum grade of C.
Explores professional requirements for writing screenplays for TV, film, and the web plus scripts for corporate videos and digital media. Advanced individual projects enhance student writing skills and body of work. CSU

TV/Video Communications 125
Cooperative Work Experience- Occupational Effects

Unit(s): 1 .0 - 6 .0 Class Hours: 60–450 Laboratory total.

This work experience course of supervised employment is designed to assist students to acquire desirable work habits, attitudes and skills in a field related to the students’ major so as to enable them to become productive employees. This course also provides students with career awareness for jobs. 75 hours of paid work or 60 hours of un-paid work equals one unit of course credit. Student repetition is allowed per Title 5, Section 55253. Grade: Pass/No Pass Only. CSU

TV/Video Communications 130
Principles of Broadcast News

Unit(s): 3.0 Class Hours: 36 Lecture, 54 Laboratory total.

Introduction to broadcast journalism for TV and digital platforms with emphasis on writing, editing, and technical production of media newscasts. Emphasizes both field and studio reporting. Prior or concurrent enrollment in Television/Video Communications 110 recommended. CS

TV/Video Communications 131
Beginning Broadcast News Workshop

Unit(s): 2 .0 Class Hours: 18 Lecture, 54 Laboratory total.

Group Instruction for beginners in news writing, reporting, interviewing, and on-camera techniques for appearing on a studentproduced cable newscast. Basic training also will include in-studio production techniques. CSU

TV/Video Communications 132
Intermediate Broadcast News Workshop

Unit(s): 2.0 Class Hours: 18 Lecture, 54 Laboratory total.

Prerequisite: TV/Video Communications 130 or TV/Video Communications 131 with a minimum grade of C.
Group instruction for intermediate level students in the writing and preparation of news, entertainment, and sports segments for a weekly TV newscast. Participation in studio production work and on-camera appearance will also be emphasized. CSU

TV/Video Communications 133
Advanced Broadcast News Workshop

Unit(s): 2 .0 Class Hours: 18 Lecture, 54 Laboratory total.

Prerequisite: TV/Video Communications 132 with a minimum grade of C.
Group instruction for advanced level students in writing and preparation of news, entertainment, and sports segments for a weekly TV newscast. Emphasis placed on advanced reporting, camera, and editing techniques as well as producing and directing the news show. CSU

TV/Video Communications 140
Cinematography

Unit(s): 3 .0 Class Hours: 36 Lecture, 54 Laboratory total.

Concepts and practice of cinema-graphic, filming, and lighting techniques as applied to single-camera film and video production. CSU/UC

TV/Video Communications 142
Acting for the Camera

Unit(s): 3 .0 Class Hours: 36 Lecture, 54 Laboratory total.

Techniques and disciplines of acting as applied to film and television production. Opportunity to practice and perform with emphasis on developing talents and skills required in acting for the screen. (Same as Theatre Arts 113). CSU/UC

TV/Video Communications 150
Producing and Directing for Television

Unit(s): 3 .0 Class Hours: 54 Lecture, 54 Laboratory total.

Prerequisite: TV/Video Communications 110 with a minimum grade of C.
Emphasizes production planning and preparation, aesthetics, budgeting, and working with a production team. Practical experience in producing and directing studio and remote productions. Different directing/producing assignments each semester. Prior or concurrent enrollment in TV/Video Communication 112 and 115A recommended. CSU/UC

TV/Video Communications 152
Beginning Audio Production

Unit(s): 3.0 Class Hours: 54 Lecture, 18 Laboratory total.

Introduction to the theory and practice of audio production for radio, stage, television, film and digital recording applications. Students will learn the fundamentals of sound design and aesthetics, microphone use, and digital recording equipment. Students gain hands on experience recording, editing, mixing and mastering audio. Upon completion, students will have basic knowledge of applied audio concepts, production workflow, equipment functions, and audio editing software. (Same as Music 152). CSU/UC

TV/Video Communications 190
Introduction to Protools

Unit(s): 1.5 Class Hours: 18 Lecture, 27 Laboratory total.

Fundamental features and applications of ProTools audio software used in post-production for television, film and music. Orientation to functions, user interface and actual operation of digital audio workstation. Techniques and aesthetics associated with creation of well-mixed soundtracks are addressed. Hands-on practice with digital recording and editing of soundtracks. (Same as Music 190). CSU

TV/Video Communications 193
Motion Graphics with Adobe After Effects

Unit(s): 3.0 Class Hours: 36 Lecture, 72 Laboratory total.

Recommended Preparation: Art 195 and/or TV/Video Communications 112 with a minimum grade of C.
This graphics animation course covers the development of original motion graphics. Video editing skills are refined within the animation software to create animated clips for use in multiple media applications. Some experience in non-linear digital video editing is recommended, as well as some graphic design experience. (Same as Art 193). CSU/UC

TV/Video Communications 215
Advanced Single-Camera/Digital Cinema Production

Unit(s): 3.0 Class Hours: 36 Lecture, 54 Laboratory total.

Recommended Preparation: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in TV/Video Communications 110 and TV/Video Communications 112 and TV/Video Communications 115A.
Introduction to single-camera digital cinematography production and post production technology, workflow and aesthetics. Emphasis upon industry standards and approaches for television and cinema production with professional High Definition and Ultra High Definition/4K video cameras. Includes HD DSLR and other largesensor digital cinema cameras, such as RED . Prior enrollment in Television/Video Communications 110, 112 and 115A recommended. CSU

TV/Video Communications 230A
Broadcast News Production

Unit(s): 3.0 Class Hours: 36 Lecture, 54 Laboratory total.

Prerequisite: TV/Video Communications 130 with a minimum grade of C.
Emphasizes actual live production of a weekly on-air cable newscast using latest newsgathering methodology and equipment. Prior or concurrent enrollment in Television/Video Communications 110, 112 and 115A recommended. CSU

TV/Video Communications 230B
Broadcast News Production

Unit(s): 3.0 Class Hours: 36 Lecture, 54 Laboratory total.

Prerequisite: TV/Video Communications 230A with a minimum grade of C.
Emphasizes actual live production of a weekly on-air cable newscast using latest newsgathering methodology and equipment. More advanced assignments than Television/Video Communications 230A. Prior or concurrent enrollment in Television/Video Communications 110, 112 and 115A recommended. CSU

TV/Video Communications 230C
Broadcast News Production

Unit(s): 3.0 Class Hours: 36 Lecture, 54 Laboratory total.

Prerequisite: TV/Video Communications 230B with a minimum grade of C.
Emphasizes actual live production of a weekly on-air cable newscast using latest newsgathering methodology and equipment. More advanced assignments than Television/Video Communications 230B. Prior or concurrent enrollment in Television/Video Communications 110, 112 and 115A recommended. CSU

TV/Video Communications 230D
Broadcast News Production

Unit(s): 3.0 Class Hours: 36 Lecture, 54 Laboratory total.

Prerequisite: TV/Video Communications 230C with a minimum grade of C.
Emphasizes actual live production of a weekly on-air cable newscast using latest newsgathering methodology and equipment. More advanced assignments than Television/Video Communications 230C. Prior or concurrent enrollment in Television/Video Communications 110, 112 and 115A recommended. CSU

TV/Video Communications 240
Agency Film Production

Unit(s): 3.0 Class Hours: 36 Lecture, 54 Laboratory total.

Prerequisite: TV/Video Communications 115A and TV/Video Communications 112 and TV/Video Communications 140 with a minimum grade of C.
This is a capstone course, where students will build upon skills and concepts developed in previous camera, editing and cinematography courses in order to learn how to produce and direct advertising agency productions . CSU

TV/Video Communications 255
Motion Picture Technical Production

Unit(s): 3.0 Class Hours: 18 Lecture, 108 Laboratory total.

Prerequisite: TV/Video Communications 115A and TV/Video Communications 112 with a minimum grade of C. This course provides hands-on on practical experience in technical production, culminating in a fully produced film screened to the public. The final movie presentation becomes the basis for creating a production reel. CSU/UC

TV/Video Communications 260
Lighting Fundamentals TV/Video

Unit(s): 3.0 Class Hours: 36 Lecture, 54 Laboratory total.

Theory and practices of lighting including control systems and instruments as well as the techniques for proper installation, operation, maintenance, and safety . (Same as Theatre Arts 133). CSU

TV/Video Communications 298
TV/Video Communications Practicum/Internship

Unit(s): 3.0 Class Hours: 9 Lecture, 135 Laboratory total.

Supervised field work in broadcast writing, announcing, journalism, editing or production at professional sites. Skills assessed before placement to match abilities with employer needs. Concurrent enrollment or completion of one TV/Video Communications production class recommended. Grade: Pass/No Pass Only. Open Entry/Open Exit. CSU