mission statement & student learning outcomes

MISSION STATEMENT:
The Cinema and Television Department is dedicated to providing students with the technical skills and creative guidance to prepare them for professions in the entertainment industry.
 
DEGREE PROGRAM
Degree: AA Cinema Production Plan A & B
Degree Description:
A broad curriculum including coursework in cinema history and motion picture production including screen writing, cinematography, sound, directing, producing, and post production, providing the knowledge base for students wishing to continue their studies leading to an advanced degree in cinema production. Students tailor their individual course selections based on potential degree pursuits.
Degree Learning Outcomes 
The student will:

1. Demonstrate knowledge of the historical, cultural, and economic influences on the motion picture, both narrative and documentary.
2. Demonstrate knowledge and command of the processes of writing, direction, production, postproduction, and distribution of motion pictures.
3. Demonstrate knowledge of the job market pathways into motion pictures.
 
Degree: AA Television Production Plan A & B
Degree Description:
A broad curriculum including coursework in  television studio and remote production, programming, history, business, camera, lighting, sound, and television writing, provides the knowledge base for students wishing to continue their studies leading to an advanced degree in television production. Students tailor their individual program electives based on potential degree pursuits.
Degree Learning Outcomes 
The student will:
1. Demonstrate awareness of the historical, cultural, and economic influences on television.
2. Demonstrate knowledge and command of the processes of writing, production, direction and distribution of both live switched television productions including news programs, interview format shows, and awards shows and location television productions.
3. Demonstrate knowledge of the job market pathways into motion pictures and television.
 
CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
Certificate of Achievement: Cinema Production 
Certificate Learning Outcomes
The student will:
1. Combine both narrative and documentary knowledge of the historical, cultural and economic influences on the motion picture.
2. Formulate knowledge of the processes of writing, directing, production, post-production and distribution of motion pictures.
3. Compile knowledge of the job market pathways into motion pictures.
4. Perform the duties of various technical crew positions in a single camera production environment.
 
Certificate of Achievement: Cinema/Video Production 
Certificate Learning Outcomes  
The student will: 
1. Combine both narrative and documentary knowledge of the historical, cultural and economic influences on the motion picture.
2. Formulate knowledge of the processes of writing, directing, production, post-production and distribution of motion pictures and television, including live switched and edited programs.
3. Compile knowledge of the job market pathways into motion pictures and television.
4. Perform the duties of various technical crew positions in single or multiple camera production environments.
 
Certificate of Achievement: Television Production
Certificate Learning Outcomes   
The student will:  
1. Differentiate the historical, cultural, and economic influences on television.
2. Formulate knowledge and command of the processes of writing, production, direction and distribution of both live switched television productions including news programs, interview format shows, and awards shows and location television programming.
3. Compile knowledge of the job market pathways into motion pictures and television.
4. Perform the duties of various technical crew positions in TV studio and field.