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Liberal Arts and Behavioral/Social Sciences Division

Audio/Video Option

Program Description

The Audio/Video Option will focus on the detailed study of acoustics, audio production, recording engineering, sound design, motion graphics, visual composition, and non-linear video editing and production. Students will be qualified to seek positions in the fields of audio production, video production, post-production, advertising, interactive design, and electronic publishing.

General Education Core course listings and definitions appear on pages 54-57. Placement testing will determine the sequencing of courses. Additional courses may be required.

Program Requirements

Competency or Program Requirement Course Number and Title Required Credits
FIRST SEMESTER
Continuing Learning and Information Literacy/Ethics DAT*H101 Introduction to Digital Arts 3
Critical Analysis and Logical Thinking/Written Communication ENG*H101 Composition 3
Oral Communication Choose any Oral Communication listed 3
Quantitative Reasoning ◊ MAT*H135 or higher than MAT*H137 3
Program Requirement ART*H121 Two Dimensional Design or
DAT*H102 Intro to Photography or
GRA*H150 Introduction to Graphic Design
3
SECOND SEMESTER
Scientific Reasoning ◊◊ Choose any Scientific Reasoning listed (Prefer DAN*H175) 3-4
Written Communication Choose any Written Communication listed (Prefer ENG*H102) 3
Program Requirement DAT *H108 Digital Imaging I 3
Program Requirement DAT*H110 Digital Video I 3
Program Requirement DAT*H218 Electronic Music Composition and Audio Technology I 3
THIRD SEMESTER
Aesthetic Dimensions/Written Communication Choose any Aesthetic Dimensions/Written Communication listed (Prefer ART*H101 or 102) 3
Scientific Knowledge ◊◊ Choose any Scientific Knowledge listed (Prefer BIO*H105) 3-4
Program Requirement DAT*H104 Multimedia Authoring I 3
Program Requirement DAT*H220 Acoustics and Sound Design 3
Program Requirement DAT*H224 Digital Video II 3
FOURTH SEMESTER
Historical Knowledge Choose any Historical Knowledge listed (Prefer HIS*H101 or 102) 3
Social Phenomena Choose any Social Phenomena listed (Prefer COM*H101) 3
Program Requirement DAT*H205 Multimedia Authoring II 3
Program Requirement DAT*H226 Motion Graphics and Animation 3
Program Requirement DAT*H290 Digital Arts Project 3

Total Credits: 60-62

Any given course may only be used to satisfy one of the competency areas even if it is listed under more than one.

◊ MAT*H137 and courses numbered lower than MAT*H137 will not transfer to Connecticut State Universities as Quantitative Reasoning courses.

◊◊ At least one Scientific Knowledge and Understanding OR Scientific Reasoning course must have a lab component.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. Analyze and evaluate the properties of sound, human hearing, psychoacoustics, electro-acoustic and digital sound reproduction systems.
  2. Design and edit digital and analog audio files.
  3. Synthesize and apply the processes involved in transforming a concept to a video production.
  4. Design, produce, edit, and complete original video projects.
  5. Utilize state-of-the-art special effect techniques currently used in the film and video industry.
  6. Complete significant projects terminating in deliverable software/media products with technical documentation.

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