Visual Communication AAS Degree: Video & Post Production Track
- Two year program
- Enter the workforce quickly
- Credits earned in the Video & Post Production Certificate Level II program may be applied to this degree.
- Full program offered at LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood and LSC-North Harris
- Partial program offered at LSC-Montgomery and LSC-Tomball
- Visual Communications Department
The goal of the Visual Communication program is to create a stimulating learning environment for students where they can pursue their specific interest within five areas of professional study: graphic design, multimedia, web design, video and post production 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.
Courses in the Video Production program provide training in the theory and technical processes used in a modern commercial video production studio. Students are given hands-on instruction in the operation of professional cameras, lighting, sound, and video editing equipment, script writing and storyboarding to create video for a variety of delivery platforms; movies, television, commercials, online and other new media. Companies that hire Video & Post Production students include a wide array of different levels of employment. From Motion Picture studios, Commercial video production houses, and Advertising firms, to Web Development companies, Educational development, In-House corporations and Self-Employment.
The Visual Communication Associate of Applied Science degree is awarded for successful completion of 60 credit hours that include a common core of academic and a selection of technical courses. A certificate in Visual Communication is structured to be completed in 2-3 semesters and is designed to provide a core understanding of a specific area.
Credits earned in the Video & Post Production Certificate Level II program may be applied to this degree.
|First Semester Courses||12 Credits|
|ARTV 1351||Digital Video||3|
|FLMC 1304||Lighting for Film & Video||3|
|ARTC 1302||Digital Imaging I||3|
|ARTC 1317||Design Communication I||3|
|Second Semester Courses||15 Credits|
|RTVB 1321||TV Field Production||3|
|ARTV 1343||Digital Sound||3|
|FLMC 1300||Production Management||3|
|ARTS 1316||Drawing I||3|
|IMED 1301||Introduction to Digital Media||3|
|Third Semester Courses||9 Credits|
|ENGL 1301||Composition & Rhetoric I||3|
|Elective||Math (1314 or Higher; MATH 1332 Suggested)1||3|
|First Semester Courses||12 Credits|
|ARTV 2341||Advanced Digital Video||3|
|FLMC 1331||Video Visual Effects I||3|
|Elective||Creative Arts / Language, Philosophy & Culture1||3|
|Second Semester Courses||12 Credits|
|RTVB 2337||TV Production Workshop I||3|
|FLMC 2331||Video Visual Effects II||3|
|IMED 2311-or-RTVB 2381||Portfolio Development2-or-Cooperative Education - Commercial and Advertising Art2||3|
|Elective||General Education Elective1||3|
|Visual Communication AAS (Video & Post Production Track) Program Total||60 Credits|
Median wage: $42,7721
Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:
- Digital Media Coordinator2
- Film Editor2
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Lone Star College is an open-enrollment institution. Most students are accepted once they have completed the admissions process.
Lone Star College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on College to award Associate of Arts (AA), Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT), Associate of Science (AS) and Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees.