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Certificate of Technical Studies
Telecommunications

Thirteen (13) Separate Concentrations

Learning Outcomes:

Recipients of Certificates of Technical Studies in Telecommunications will have demonstrated:

  1. skills required for entry-level employment and performance in media-related services in their area of specialty: animation, broadcasting, graphic design, film, makeup, media for ministry, music, photography, radio, sound recording, and television production;
  2. ability to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate job-related services within their area of expertise in media;
  3. ability to supervise, recruit, and train employees within their field of expertise by applying human resource management techniques;
  4. skill to comprehend, evaluate, and synthesize information related to their area of responsibility by demonstrating their expertise and being able to monitor the use of equipment, supplies, and quality of product;
  5. skills to effectively communicate with staff, administration, and clients by documenting activities, maintaining databases, and effectively performing scheduled activities required for the job; and
  6. skills necessary to prepare written reports including financial statements and the ability to make effective oral presentations.

All of these through twelve concentrations in Telecommunications:

Required courses for Certificate of Technical Studies:

First Semester Hours
TLCM 170: Introduction to Broadcasting
or
  TLCM 101:   Introduction to Telecommunications 3
TLCM Concentration 3
TLCM Concentration 3
TLCM Concentration 3
TLCM Concentration 3
15
Second Semester Hours
TLCM Concentration 3
TLCM Concentration 3
TLCM Concentration 3
TLCM Concentration 3
TLCM Concentration 3
15
Total credit hours 30

Student must meet prerequisites before taking any given course.

*Students must meet the general education competencies for the academic certificate.

Certificate students must test out of READ 099, into ENGL 101, and into MATH 099 as documented by ACT, placement tests, or course completion.

Concentrations and Required Courses for Certificate of Technical Studies:

CTS Concentration in Broadcasting
TLCM 102 Live Video Production
TLCM 201 Video Post Production
TLCM 202 Video Editing
TLCM 205 TV Directing
TLCM 207 Electronic Field Production
TLCM 212 Announcing
TLCM 213 Voice and Diction
TLCM 250 Electronic News Gathering
or
  TLCM 209   Scriptwriting
or
  TLCM 210   Copywriting
TLCM 220 Media Utilization
TLCM 255 Sportscasting
TLCM 256 Newscasting
TLCM 257 Live Performance for the Media
TLCM 259 Media Ethics
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
CTS Concentration in The Business of Makeup
TLCM 110 Basic Makeup
TLCM 111 Intermediate Makeup
TLCM 112 Advanced Makeup
TLCM 113 Wig & Hair Techniques
TLCM 114 Character Development and Design
TLCM 115 Old Age Makeup
TLCM 166 Makeup for Photography & Fashion
TLCM 228 Prosthetics Makeup
TLCM 229 Injury Makeup
TLCM 231 Severe Trauma Makeup
TLCM 232 The Business of Makeup
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
CTS Concentration in The Business of Music
TLCM 101 Introduction to Telecommunications
TLCM 106 Music Publishing
TLCM 108 Marketing of Recorded Music
TLCM 226 Concert Promotion & Booking
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
CTS Concentration in Computer Animation
TLCM 121 Lightwave I
TLCM 201 Video Post Production
TLCM 202 Video Editing
TLCM 205 TV Directing
TLCM 209 Scriptwriting
or
  TLCM 210   Copywriting
or
  TLCM 211   Newswriting
TLCM 216 Adobe Photoshop I
TLCM 217 Lightwave II
TLCM 218 Adobe Illustrator
TLCM 219 2D Graphics II
ART 101 Design
CIS 105 Computer Concepts (required or consent of instructor)
Computer Literacy
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
CTS Concentration in Film
TLCM 102 Live Video Production
TLCM 130 Film Pre-Production
TLCM 160 Photography I
TLCM 202 Video Editing
TLCM 203 Lighting
TLCM 205 TV Directing
TLCM 209 Scriptwriting
or
  TLCM 210   Copywriting
TLCM 215 Special Topics
TLCM 220 Media Utilization
TLCM 225 Audio Production in Media
TLCM 240 American Cinema
TLCM 257 Live Performance for the Media
TLCM 280 Film
THTR 153 Acting
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
CTS Concentration in Fine Art Photography
TLCM 160 Photography
TLCM 161 Digital Darkroom
TLCM 162 Fine Art Photography
TLCM 163 Techniques of the Masters
TLCM 164 Creating Digital Presentations
TLCM 171 The Business of Visual Artistry
TLCM 221 Advanced Photoshop
TLCM 223 Color Management Theory
TLCM 262 The Photographic Artist
TLCM 272 Advanced Portrait Photography
Electives TLCM 256, 258, 267, or 269
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
CTS Concentration in Graphic Design
ART 101 Art Design I
CWD 130 Website Design I
TLCM 101 Introduction to Telecommunications
TLCM 216 Adobe Photoshop
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
CTS Concentration in Media for the Ministry
TLCM 102 Live Video Production
TLCM 201 Video Post Production
RLGN 201 New Testament Survey I
or
  TLCM   Elective
TLCM 202 Video Editing
TLCM 205 TV Directing
TLCM 212 Announcing
or
  TLCM 222   Audio-Video Engineering
TLCM 220 Media Utilization
TLCM 225 Audio Production in Media
TLCM 250 Electronic News Gathering
or
  TLCM 259   Media Ethics
or
  TLCM 250   Electronic News Gathering
RLGN 202 New Testament Survey II
or
  TLCM   Elective
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
CTS Concentration in Photography
TLCM 160 Photography
TLCM 165 Photography II
TLCM 211 Newswriting
TLCM 220 Media Utilization
TLCM 250 Electronic News Gathering
or
  TLCM 259   Media Ethics
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio
TLCM 265 Photojournalism
TLCM 266 Color & Slide Photography
TLCM 267 Portrait Photography
TLCM 268 Sports Photography
TLCM 269 Special Topics in Photography
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
CTS Concentration in Radio
TLCM 175 Radio and TV Programming
TLCM 212 Announcing
TLCM 213 Voice and Diction
TLCM 220 Media Utilization
TLCM 225 Audio Production in Media
TLCM 255 Sportscasting
TLCM 256 Newscasting
TLCM 257 Live Performance for the Media
TLCM 270 Radio Practicum I
TLCM 271 Radio Practicum II
BADM 214 Principles of Marketing
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
CTS Concentration in Sound Recording Technology
TLCM 101 Introduction to Telecommunications
TLCM 225 Audio Production in Media
TLCM 291 Sound System Design
TLCM 294 Studio Production
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
CTS Concentration in Television and Film Set Construction
TLCM 203 Lighting
TLCM 215 Special Topics I
TLCM 230 Special Topics II
TLCM 241 Film Set Construction
TLCM 242 Prop Making
THTR 107, 108, 109, or 110 Theatre Lab Production
THTR 112 Stagecraft
THTR 114 Scene Design I
THTR 214 Scene Design II
THTR 215 Scene Painting
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
CTS Concentration in Television Production
TLCM 102 Live Video Production
TLCM 103 Practicum
TLCM 201 Video Post Production
TLCM 202 Video Editing
TLCM 203 Lighting
TLCM 205 TV Directing
TLCM 207 Electronic Field Production
or
  TLCM 250   Electronic News Gathering
TLCM 209 Scriptwriting
or
  TLCM 210   Copywriting
or
TLCM 211 Newswriting
TLCM 215 Special Topics
TLCM 220 Media Utilization
TLCM 225 Audio Production in Media
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.

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