Media Communication Option
|Course Title||Course Number||Semester Taken||Credits||Prerequisites|
|GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES|
|College Writing I||ENG111||3||ENG095 and ESL098 or RDG095 or placement|
|College Writing II||ENG112||3||ENG111|
|Individual and Society||From Area 2||3|
|Introduction to Mass Media||VMA111 satisfies Area 3 requirement||3||ENG095 and MAT093 or placement|
|Quantitative Thought||From Area 4||3||MAT097 or placement|
|Science and Technology||From Area 5||4|
|Drawing I||VMA104 satisfies Area 6 requirement||3||ENG095 or placement|
|VMA Freshman Seminar||VMA100 satisfies LCS requirement||3||ENG095 and MAT093 or placement|
|Visual Design: Composition and Color||VMA102||3||ENG095 and MAT093 or placement|
|Elements of Video Production||VMA141||3||ENG095 and MAT093 or placement|
|Digital Imaging w/Photoshop||VMA105||3||ENG095 and MAT093 or placement|
|History of Moving Image||VMA115||Spring||3||ENG095 and MAT093 or placement|
|Introduction to Audio Tech||VMA151||3||ENG095 and MAT093 or placement|
|Advanced Video Production||VMA241||Fall||3||VMA141 or Instructor permission; co-req VMA242|
|Video Post-Production||VMA242||Fall||3||VMA141 or Instructor permission; co-req VMA241|
|Projects in Video Production||VMA243||Spring||3||VMA241 and VMA242 or Instructor permission|
|Motion Graphics and Composing||VMA273||3||VMA105 or Instructor permission|
|Media Project Planning||VMA244||Fall||3||VMA141|
|Media Communications Internship||VMA299M||3||VMA241 or Chair approval|
|Career Elective||see note*||3|
*Note: Select the career elective from VMA courses.
BUNKER HILL COMMUNITY COLLEGE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTS INTO THIS PROGRAM FOR THE FALL 2015 SEMESTER.
The Media Communication Program provides a well-integrated learning environment to prepare students for careers as professional digital media producers and well-informed mass media consumers. Our mission is to lay the foundation for professional careers as digital media producers, managers, and technical staff through extensive academic and technical experiences related to digital media industries and production, including video and audio production, Web page design, and multimedia programs. The Media Communication Program promotes creativity, independence, and critical thinking as valuable life skills in a fast-changing and technology-driven world. This program seeks to promote creative problem-solving skills as well as a thorough technical background aimed at providing students with educational and professional career opportunities in both artistic and commercial settings. Courses in theory, organization, and applications complement the lab courses. In addition to basic program requirements, students participate in an internship in a commercial setting and take a course in career-related electives appropriate to career goals.
Graduates of this program qualify to continue their education in programs leading to a bachelor’s degree. Graduates also qualify for employment in educational media centers, media service organizations, corporate media departments, cable television, libraries, and hospitals.
Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:
- Write clearly and intelligently about mass media issues.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the processes involved in planning, scripting, shooting, and editing a media production.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the basic technical aspects of the video camera, lighting for video, audio recording, videotape recording and digital editing.
- Demonstrate a basic level of skill in using the video camera, various kinds of microphones, a lighting kit and nonlinear editing systems.
- Demonstrate a knowledge, understanding and basic skill in the use of audio production elements.
- Demonstrate a knowledge, understanding and basic skill in the production of multimedia projects using various computer software programs.