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2009 - 2010 General Catalog

 

 

Associate of Applied Science (with 12 separate concentrations)

Twelve (12) Separate Concentrations

Learning Outcomes:

There are twelve concentrations in Telecommunications: Broadcasting, Business of Makeup, Business of Music, Computer Animation, Film, Fine Art Photography, Graphic Design, Media for the Ministry, Photography, Radio, Sound Recording Technology, and TV Production. Recipients of the degree in the Associate of Applied Science in Telecommunications will have demonstrated:

  1. skills required for entry-level employment and performance in media-related services in their area of specialty: broadcasting, business of makeup, business of music, computer animation, film, fine art photography, graphic design, media for the ministry, photography, radio, sound recording technology, and TV production;
  2. ability to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate job-related services within their areas of expertise in media;
  3. ability to supervise, recruit and train employees within their field of expertise;
  4. skills to comprehend and evaluate information related to their area of responsibility by producing a quality finished product; and
  5. skills to effectively communicate with staff, administration, and clients using databases, scheduling, preparation of written reports and oral presentations.

Required courses for Associate of Applied Science in Telecommunications:

Freshman Year
First Semester Hours
ENGL 101: Composition & Rhetoric I 3
TLCM 170: Intro to Broadcasting 3
or TLCM 101:   Intro to Telecommunications
or TLCM 160:   Photography
NOTE: TLCM 160: Photography is required for Fine Art Photography degree as a substitute for TLCM101 or TLCM 170.
MATH 102: College Algebra 3
TLCM Concentration 3
  Science Elective * 3 or 4
  15 or 16
Second Semester Hours
CIS 105: Computer Concepts 3
TLCM Concentration 3
TLCM Speech Requirement: 3
TLCM 212: Announcing
or TLCM 213:  Voice and Diction
or SPCH 110:  Principles of Speech
  Behavioral/Social Sciences Elective** 3
  Humanities Elective*** 3
15
Sophomore Year
First Semester Hours
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio1 (Required for all Telecommunications Graduates) 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 60 or 61

Students must meet prerequisites before taking any given course.

Students must make a "C" or higher in all courses which satisfy graduation requirements in order to receive the Associate of Applied Science in Telecommunications from BPCC.

*Science elective must be chosen from BLGY 105, BLGY 106, or BLGY 113; METR 101; PHSC 105 or PHSC 106; SCI 101; BLGY 110.

**Behavioral/Social Sciences elective must be chosen from GPHY 101 or GPHY 102; SLGY 201; POSC 201 or PSYC 201.

***Humanities elective must be chosen from FREN 101; HIST 101 or HIST 102; HMAN 201 or HMAN 202; RLGN 201 or RLGN 202; SPAN 101, SPAN 102 or SPAN 201 or THTR 101.

1Portfolio: A portfolio is designed to show your skills and abilities, as well as document the quality of your training and educational experiences. You will need to establish the quality of your work, level of expertise and credibility. The portfolio contains real examples of the type of work you have done and indicates the type you can do in the future. Each semester, additional samples of the projects that you complete in class will be added to the portfolio.

Concentrations and Required Courses for Associate of Applied Science in Telecommunications:

Twelve Concentrations:

Broadcasting Graphic Design
Business of Makeup Media for the Ministry
Business of Music Photography
Computer Animation Radio
Film Sound Recording Technology
Fine Art Photography TV Production

 

AAS Concentration in Broadcasting
Thirty-nine credit hours to be selected from the following:
TLCM 102 Live Video Production
TLCM 201 Video Post Production
TLCM 202 Video Editing
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 212 Announcing
TLCM 213 Voice and Diction
TLCM 255 Sportscasting
TLCM 256 Newscasting
TLCM 257 Live Performance for the Media
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio1 (Required for all Telecommunications Graduates)
TLCM 259 Media Ethics
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
AAS Concentration in Business of Makeup
Thirty-nine credit hours to be selected from the following:
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 171 The Business of Visual Artistry
TLCM 228 Prosthetics Makeup
TLCM 229 Injury Makeup
TLCM 231 Severe Trauma Makeup
TLCM 232 The Business of Makeup
TLCM 235 Telecommunications Internship (6 credit hours)
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio1 (Required for all Telecommunications Graduates)
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
AAS Concentration in Business of Music
Thirty-nine credit hours to be selected from the following:
TLCM 105 Survey of Music Business
TLCM 106 Music Publishing
TLCM 107 Sound Reinforcement
TLCM 108 Marketing of Recorded Music
TLCM 109 Public Relations in the Music Business
TLCM 201 Video Post Production
TLCM 225 Audio Production in Media
TLCM 226 Concert Promotion & Booking
TLCM 227 The Music Company
TLCM 234 Legal Issues in the Music Business
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio1 (Required for all Telecommunications Graduates)
TLCM 280 Film Production and Design
TLCM 290 Digital Recording and Editing
TLCM 291 Sound System Design
TLCM 294 Studio Production
TLCM 295 Post-Production Techniques in Music
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
AAS Concentration in Computer Animation
Thirty-nine credit hours to be selected from the following:
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
TLCM 239 Motion Graphics and Visual Effects
TLCM 251 Special Effects in Animation
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio1 (Required for all Telecommunications Graduates)
ART 101 Design I
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
AAS Concentration in Film
Thirty-nine credit hours to be selected from the following:
TLCM 102 Live Video Production
TLCM 130 Film Pre-Production
and TLCM 280   Film Production and Design
TLCM 160 Photography I
TLCM 202 Video Editing
TLCM 203 Lighting and TV
TLCM 205 TV Directing
TLCM 209 Scriptwriting
or TLCM 210   Copywriting
or TLCM 211   Newswriting
TLCM 215 Special Topics I
TLCM 225 Audio Production in Media
TLCM 240 American Cinema
TLCM 257 Live Performance for the Media
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio1 (Required for all Telecommunications Graduates)
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
AAS Concentration in Fine Art Photography
Thirty-nine credit hours to be selected from the following:
TLCM 160 Photography
TLCM 161 Intermediate Photoshop
TLCM 162 Fine Art Photography
TLCM 163 Techniques of the Masters
TLCM 171 The Business of Visual Artistry
TLCM 221 Advanced Photoshop
TLCM 223 Color Management Theory
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio1 (Required for all Telecommunications Graduates)
TLCM 262 The Photographic Artist
TLCM 267 Portrait Photography
TLCM 272 Advanced Portrait Photography
Electives TLCM 256, or 269
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
AAS Concentration in Graphic Design
Thirty-nine credit hours to be selected from the following:
ART 101 Design I
ART 102 Design II
ART 103 Drawing I
ART 104 Drawing II
ART 201 Art History I
or ART 202   Art History II
or ART 206   Intro to Fine Arts
CWD 130 Website Design I
CWD 230 Website Design II
TLCM 216 Adobe Photoshop
TLCM 218 Adobe Illustrator
TLCM 219 2D Graphics II
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio1 (Required for all Telecommunications Graduates)
Electives CWD 140, 150 or 160
  or TLCM 160 or 261
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
AAS Concentration in Media for the Ministry
Thirty-nine credit hours to be selected from the following:
TLCM 102 Live Video Production
TLCM 107 Sound Reinforcement
TLCM 201 Video Post Production
RLGN 201 New Testament Survey I
or TLCM   Elective (TLCM 295 Post-Production Techniques for Music)           
RLGN 202 New Testament Survey II
or TLCM   Elective (TLCM 110 Basic Makeup)          
TLCM 202 Video Editing
TLCM 203 Lighting and TV
TLCM 205 TV Directing
TLCM 225 Audio Production in Media
TLCM 250 Electronic News Gathering
or TLCM 259   Media Ethics
or TLCM 290   Digital Recording and Editing
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio1 (Required for all Telecommunications Graduates)
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
AAS Concentration in Photography
Thirty-nine credit hours to be selected from the following:
TLCM 160 Photography
or TLCM 162   Fine Art Photography
TLCM 165 Photography II
TLCM 211 Newswriting
TLCM 250 Electronic News Gathering
or TLCM 259   Media Ethics
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio1 (Required for all Telecommunications Graduates)
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.
AAS Concentration in Radio
Thirty-nine credit hours to be selected from the following:
TLCM 175 Radio and TV Programming
TLCM 209 Scriptwriting
or TLCM 210   Copywriting
or TLCM 211   Newswriting
TLCM 212 Announcing
TLCM 213 Voice and Diction
TLCM 225 Audio Production in Media
TLCM 255 Sportscasting
TLCM 256 Newscasting
TLCM 257 Live Performance for the Media
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio1 (Required for all Telecommunications Graduates)
TLCM 270 Radio Practicum I
TLCM 271 Radio Practicum II
BADM 214 Principles of Marketing
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
AAS Concentration in Sound Recording Technology
Thirty-nine credit hours to be selected from the following:
TLCM 103 Practicum
TLCM 107 Sound Reinforcement
TLCM 212 Announcing
TLCM 213 Voice and Diction
TLCM 225 Audio Production in Media
TLCM 235 Telecommunications Internship (6 credit hours)
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio1 (Required for all Telecommunications Graduates)
TLCM 259 Media Ethics
TLCM 290 Digital Recording and Editing
TLCM 291 Sound System Design
TLCM 292 Principles of Sound Mixing
TLCM 293 Multi-track Recording
TLCM 294 Studio Production
TLCM 295 Post-Production Techniques for Music
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
AAS Concentration in TV Production
Thirty-nine credit hours to be selected from the following:
TLCM 102 Live Video Production
TLCM 103 Practicum
TLCM 201 Video Post Production
TLCM 202 Video Editing
TLCM 203 Lighting and TV
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 I
or TLCM 225   Audio Production in Media
TLCM 257 Live Performance for the Media
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio1 (Required for all Telecommunications Graduates)
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.

1Portfolio: A portfolio is designed to show your skills and abilities, as well as document the quality of your training and educational experiences. You will need to establish the quality of your work, level of expertise and credibility. The portfolio contains real examples of the type of work you have done and indicates the type you can do in the future. Each semester, additional samples of the projects that you complete in class will be added to the portfolio.

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