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Media Communications Audio Video Internet Production (AVIP) Associate in Applied Science

Media Communications: Audio/Video/Internet/Production (AVIP)

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

​In this specialty area, you will learn to create short video and audio projects and learn all facets of video and audio production from program design (pre-production), and hands-on recording (production) through the editing process (post-production). You will take courses in webcasting and streaming media using state-of-the-art digital technology, facilities, and instruction. By the end of the program, you will have basic knowledge of lighting, camera operation, storyboarding and basic scripting, editing, sound, and producing techniques. Students will assume roles as producers, directors, camera operators and video editors. Pre-and postproduction, scripting, graphics, lighting, legal requirements, and nonlinear video editing skills will be emphasized.

View the Semester Map for Media Communications: Audio/Video/Internet Production Associate in Applied Science

Details: Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

Credit Hours (CH)

Program/Plan Number

0083

Funding Options

Open For Enrollment

Yes

Also Offered At

 

Courses

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Prerequisites

 CH

General Education Requirements

15  CH

Students should meet with a college Academic Advisor for selection of specific course requirements for the 15.0 credit hour minimum general education portion of the AAS degree.

​​Students should refer to the General Education Requirements for AAS degrees.  The AAS model includes the State of Illinois Human Diversity requirement.​

Program Core Requirements

33  CH
Business
BUSINES 141
Business Mathematics 3
Review of basic arithmetic principles, application of arithmetic operations to business forms and to analysis and solution of problems of percentage, markup and markdown, discounts, interest, prorating, life and property insurance, taxation, and payrolls. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Media Communication
MEDIACM 145
Intro To Media Communication 3
A survey of the history, technology, structure and operation of the telecommunications industry. Topics include advertising, audience measurement, network television, radio station operations, cable television, broadcast regulations and licensure, satellite communications, pod casting, and careers in media communications. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Kennedy-King
MEDIACM 170
The History of Television 3
An in-depth look at the progression of television since its inception and examination of the massive impact that its existence has had on American culture. Students will also study the different television program genres, such as soap operas, sitcoms, newscasts, reality shows, and many others, as they examine the sweeping changes that have taken place in television programming over the past several decades. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Kennedy-King
MEDIACM 190
Language, Culture and Media 3
Television, radio, print and film reflect and transmit culture through language and images. Using these media as a context, this course will examine a variety of depictions of culture and language and will evaluate perceptions about language and culture within various segments of society. Students will be encouraged to think critically about language choices and to analyze the impact of culture and media on those choices. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Kennedy-King
MEDIACM 203
Media Writing 3
Creation and preparation of scripts for radio and television programs and segments which include news copy, commercial copy, public service announcements. Special attention will be paid to correct format and form. Word processing skills will be utilized in this course. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
IAI Approved
Offered at: Kennedy-King
MEDIACM 231
TV Production I 3
Introduction to the television production system and training in the operation of the video and audio equipment necessary to produce programming. Emphasis will be how the various components integrate into a system. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
IAI Approved
Offered at: Kennedy-King
MEDIACM 232
TV Production II 3
Continuation in the development of expertise in the use of various audio and video components. Television production projects will require creating treatments, storyboards, and scripts, for the production of a final program. Emphasis on integration of equipment, production personnel, and script to create finished television production. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in MEDIACM 231, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Kennedy-King
MEDIACM 240
Minicam & Videotape Editing 3
Evaluate, set-up, light, mike, and properly record in a single-camera remote environment for desired production results. Learn to log and electronically computer edit recorded footage into professional programs and program segments. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Kennedy-King
MEDIACM 271
Intro to Interactive Media 3
A practical introduction to interactive media, otherwise known as the Internet. While in this course, students will become better acquainted with new technologies and methods for creating participatory media, while making it available through nontraditional outlets. Students will develop new ideas for assisting in this tradition, with both the Internet, as well as the traditional broadcast space. Class topics will also cover the technologies that go hand in hand with both the creation and utilization of interactive "new" media. This course will emphasize group projects. Students will be introduced to the unique issues encountered while producing for interactive media, such as streaming, bandwidth, compression, memory allocation, and optimization. Various distribution media will be examined including CD-ROM, DVD, and the Internet. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101, or Grade of C or better in English 100 and Grade of C or better in (MEDIACM 145 and CIS 120), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Kennedy-King
MEDIACM 298
Audio, Video or Internet Capstone 3
After satisfactory completion of all Media Communications courses, this course is intended to provide students with the opportunity to integrate their television, radio, and internet skills by preparing an actual portfolio suitable for employment in the media industry. With an emphasis on quality, the Capstone portfolio will feature a variety of product projects to showcase specific, industry related skills obtained while enrolled in the Media Communications program at Kennedy-King College. In addition, students will create a marketing package for themselves, including a resume, business cards, interactive website, and audition/resume disk. Student must obtain consent of Program Director to take this course concurrently with their internship course, MEDIACM 250. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Kennedy-King
Speech
SPEECH 101-1
Fundamentals of Speech Communication 3
Theory and practice of oral communication; development of poise and confidence, delivery, and speech organization; public speaking practice; small group discussion, and development of standards of criticism. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
IAI Approved
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright

Additional Requirements

 CH

Elective Program Requirements

9  CH
Select must select a minimum of 9 credit hours from the following courses:
Entrepreneurship
ENTRE 201
Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
The interdisciplinary course introduces participants from various disciplines to the concept of sustainable entrepreneurship, a manageable process applicable across careers, work settings, and time. The course focuses on building entrepreneurial attitudes and behaviors that will lead to creative solutions within the business community and other organizational environments. Course topics include the history of entrepreneurship, the role of entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs in the 21st century global economy, and opportunity identification. The course will examine elements of creative problem-solving, development of an enterprise concept/model. Examination of feasibility studies, and the social/moral/ethical implications of entrepreneurship. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 and Math 118, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Wilbur Wright
ENTRE 202
Opportunity Recognition and Development 3
Participants will learn techniques and processes leading to opportunity (value) recognition to include the assessment of target market, current economic, social, and political climate that provide value opportunities for entrepreneurial ventures. Entrepreneurial opportuntites will be assessed relative to personal strengths and weaknesses, financial, professional, social, and personal goals. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 and Math 118, and Grade of C or better in ENTRE 201, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Olive-Harvey Wilbur Wright
ENTRE 204
Entrepreneurial Marketing & Sales 3
Introduces participants to marketing and personal selling strategies designed to support entrepreneurial development and growth. Participants will develop a theoretical and practical understanding of key marketing and sales strategies, including competitive product/services pricing, product/service promotion and distribution, customer and supplier qualification and the closing of sales transactions. This course will utilize the lecture and presentation format supplemented by interactive computer simulation to facilitate the participant's understanding of marketing and sales. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of this course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 and Math 118 and Grade of C or better in (ENTRE 201, and ENTRE 202), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Olive-Harvey Wilbur Wright
Media Communication
MEDIACM 234
Producing for Television 3
An examination of the vital role of the television producer, focusing on the three areas of production: pre-production, production, and post production. Emphasis on the importance of planing, show creation, budgeting, scheduling, management, team building, field producing, and delivery. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in MEDIACM 223 and MEDIACM 231 or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Kennedy-King
MEDIACM 241
Video Editing 3
Introduction to the fundamentals of digital non-linear editing concepts and practices. Basics of importing (digitizing) video; basic editing techniques, trimming clips, basic effect palettes, overlaying audio with video, recording narration and music; and saving the finished production to digital as well as Quick time file. Students learn to storyboard their ideas and develop the ability to edit in sequence to tell a story. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in (MEDIACM 231 and MEDIACM 240).
Offered at: Kennedy-King
MEDIACM 245
Advanced Production Workshop 3
Learn the steps necessary to develop a program concept or idea into a completed radio and/or television program. Emphasis is placed upon the coordinating of technical, budgetary, personnel, scheduling, and equipment aspects of achieving effective productions. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in MEDIACM 222 OR MEDIACM 232 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Kennedy-King
MEDIACM 260
Media Sales & Marketing 3
A study of sales and marketing relative to broadcasting and cable television. Introduction to the principles of packaging a product for sale to advertisers and program buyers. Review of organization management at television stations, networks, and cable outlets, and Internet Service Providers(ISP). Emphasis is placed upon theoretical and practical aspects of developing presentation skills including instruction and utilization of media research materials such as rating books in positioning sales. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in MEDIACM 145, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Kennedy-King
Speech
SPEECH 160
Business & Professional Speech 3
Speech techniques used in selling, administrative reporting, public relations, program speaking, conference procedures, and other industrial and professional presentations. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Kennedy-King Wilbur Wright

Area of Focus

 CH

Focus Electives

 CH

Required Work-Based Learning Courses

6  CH
Media Communication
MEDIACM 295
Practicum Internship 3
Planned and supervised training which allows the application of theory to actual practice prepares a student for working independently toward specific career objectives. The internship/practicum generally occurs after the student has completed eighteen MEDIACM credit hours. It takes place at a regular worksite and instruction/supervision is provided by an employee at the worksite. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Kennedy-King
Total Minimum Credit Hours
 

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