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2009 - 2010 General Catalog

 

 

Certificate of Technical Studies (with 12 separate concentrations)

Twelve (12) Separate Concentrations

Learning Outcomes:

Within the following 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 Certificate 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: (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); and
  2. skills to comprehend and evaluate information related to their area of responsibility by producing a quality finished product.

 

Required courses for Certificate of Technical Studies:

First Semester Hours
TLCM 170: Intro to Broadcasting 3
or TLCM 101:   Intro to Telecommunications
or TLCM 160:   Photography (required for a Certificate in Photography or Fine Art Photography concentrations)
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 make a "C" or higher in all courses which satisfy graduation requirements in order to receive the Certificate of Technical Studies in Telecommunications from BPCC.

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

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

Concentrations and Required Courses for Certificate of Technical Studies:

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

 

CTS Concentration in Broadcasting
Twenty-seven 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 259 Media Ethics
CTS Concentration in Business of Makeup
Twenty-seven 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)
CTS Concentration in Business of Music
Twenty-seven 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 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
CTS Concentration in Computer Animation
Twenty-seven 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
ART 101 Design I
CTS Concentration in Film
Twenty-seven 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
CTS Concentration in Fine Art Photography
Twenty-seven 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 262 The Photographic Artist
TLCM 267 Portrait Photography
TLCM 272 Advanced Portrait Photography
Electives TLCM 256, 258, or 269
CTS Concentration in Graphic Design
Twenty-seven 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
Electives CWD 140, 150 or 160
  or TLCM 160 or 261
CTS Concentration in Media for the Ministry
Twenty-seven 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
CTS Concentration in Photography
Twenty-seven 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 265 Photojournalism
TLCM 266 Color & Slide Photography
TLCM 267 Portrait Photography
TLCM 268 Sports Photography
TLCM 269 Special Topics in Photography
CTS Concentration in Radio
Twenty-seven 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 270 Radio Practicum I
TLCM 271 Radio Practicum II
BADM 214 Principles of Marketing
CTS Concentration in Sound Recording Technology
Twenty-seven 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 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
CTS Concentration in TV Production
Twenty-seven 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

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