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Overview

Description

The LSC Visual Communication program offers a Video and Post Production Certificate which can be expanded into an AAS Degree. This degree track is designed to provide training for students seeking to work in video related fields such as video and movie production companies, TV stations, advertising firms, marketing or training departments in corporations, and self-employment.

Students learn skills necessary to produce movies, video presentations for TV commercials, promotional videos, training videos, and event/wedding videography for various outputs including television broadcast, Internet, mobile devices, and DVDs. The program includes hands-on training on lighting, camcorder and video equipment, and instruction from professionals with real-world video industry experience. In addition students receive a solid curriculum covering essential skills required to enter the video profession, training with the latest video editing and motion graphic software, and small classes for an affordable quality education.

The LSC Visual Communication program trains today’s digital designers in the communication media of the future. The goal of the program is to create a stimulating learning environment where students can pursue their specific interests within six areas of professional study: graphic design, multimedia, web design, video and post production, motion graphics and 3-D animation. Design services, publishing, advertising, public relations, computer systems design and related services contain areas of employment for the visual communication graduate.

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Contact

Please contact the Visual Communications Department for more information.

First Year

First Semester Courses 15 Credits
ARTS 1316 Drawing I 3
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I 3
ARTC 1317 Design Communication I 3
IMED 1301 Introduction to Digital Media 3
ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
Second Semester Courses 15 Credits
FLMC 1300 Production Management 3
ARTV 1343 Digital Sound 3
FLMC 1304 Lighting for Film or Video 3
FLMC 1331 Video Graphics & Visual Effects I 3
ARTV 2341 Advanced Digital Video 3

Second Year

First Semester Courses 15 Credits
FLMC 2331 Video Graphics & Visual Effects II 3
RTVB 1321 TV Field Production 3
FLMC 2333 Cinematography 3
RTVB 2337 TV Production Workshop I 3
IMED 2311-or-IMED 2380 Portfolio Development1-or-Cooperative Education: Interactive Media1 3
Video and Post Production Certificate Program Total 45 Credits

Footnotes

  1. Capstone Course

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Career Options

Median wage: $38,2511

Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:

  • Videographer2
  • Digital Media Coordinator2
  • Film Editor2

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation."

Footnotes

  1. Wage data is based on annual salaries from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, 2013
  2. Position titles vary by employer and location.

Tuition

Figuring out how to pay for college is one of the toughest parts of earning a degree but attending LSC is an affordable option for most students. Tuition rates are based on residency and you can get an estimate of your costs by using our LSC Tuition & Fees chart.

Average full-time tuition is $792 per semester.

Financial Aid

Financial aid helps students and their families pay for college. There are several types of financial aid available to LSC students and financial aid packages may include more than one type of award.