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2011 - 2012 General Catalog

 

 

Certificate of Technical Studies in Telecommunications
(with 12 Concentrations)

Twelve (12) Separate Concentrations

Learning Outcomes:

Within the following twelve concentrations in Telecommunications: (Broadcasting, Business of Music, Computer Animation, Digital Media Studies, 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 music, computer animation, digital media studies, 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: Introduction to Broadcasting/Telecommunications
(TLCM 101 will be accepted as a substitute for TLCM 170)
3
  or TLCM 160:     Photography
    (required for Photography and 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 for Certificate of Technical Studies in Telecommunications:

Twelve Concentrations:

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

 

Broadcasting - Telecommunications Courses Available:
Twenty-seven credit hours to be selected from the following for a CTS in Telecommunications:
TLCM 102 Live Video Production
TLCM 175 Radio and Television Programming
TLCM 201 Video Post Production
TLCM 202 Video Editing
TLCM 205 Directing
TLCM 207 Electronic Field Production
  or TLCM 250     Remote News and Sports Reporting
TLCM 209 Scriptwriting
  or TLCM 210     Copywriting
  or TLCM 211     Newswriting
TLCM 212 Announcing
TLCM 213 Voice and Diction
TLCM 234 Legal Issues in the Music Business
TLCM 256 Newscasting
TLCM 257 Live Performance for the Media
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio
TLCM 259 Media Ethics
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
Business of Music - Telecommunications Courses Available:
Twenty-seven credit hours to be selected from the following for a CTS in Telecommunications:
TLCM 105 Survey of Music Business
TLCM 106 Music Publishing
TLCM 107 Sound Reinforcement
TLCM 108 Marketing of Recorded Music
TLCM 201 Video Post Production
TLCM 225 Audio Production in Media
TLCM 226 Concert Promotion & Booking
TLCM 234 Legal Issues in the Music Business
TLCM 250 Remote News and Sports Reporting
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio
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
TLCM 299 Sound Design for Film and Video
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
Computer Animation - Telecommunications Courses Available:
Twenty-seven credit hours to be selected from the following for a CTS in Telecommunications:
TLCM 121 Lightwave I
TLCM 201 Video Post Production
TLCM 202 Video Editing
TLCM 205 Directing
TLCM 209 Scriptwriting
  or TLCM 210     Copywriting
  or TLCM 211     Newswriting
TLCM 216 Adobe Photoshop
TLCM 217 Lightwave II
TLCM 218 Adobe Illustrator
TLCM 219 2D Graphics
TLCM 234 Legal Issues in the Music Business
TLCM 236 Lighting and Modeling in 3D
TLCM 239 Motion Graphics and Visual Effects
TLCM 251 Special Effects in Animation
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio
ART 101 Design I
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
Digital Media Studies* – Telecommunications CALL Courses Available:
Twenty-seven credit hours to be selected from the following for an CTS in Telecommunications:
TLCM 103 Practicum
TLCM 121 LightWave I
TLCM 130 Film Pre-Production
TLCM 160 Photography
TLCM 170 Introduction to Broadcasting/Telecommunications
TLCM 203 Lighting and T.V.
TLCM 209 Scriptwriting
TLCM 213 Voice and Diction
TLCM 216 Adobe Photoshop
TLCM 218 Adobe Illustrator
TLCM 225 Audio Production in Media
TLCM 240 American Cinema
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio
TLCM 259 Media Ethics
TLCM 299 Sound Design for Film and Video
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
*Students majoring in Digital Media Studies may complete courses face-to-face and through the CALL Program (accelerated), or a combination of both. This format is designed to serve working adults, dedicated to completing a degree that prepares them for occupations in television production, film, fine art photography, audio recording, computer animation and much more. For more information about CALL courses, please see your advisor.
Film - Telecommunications Courses Available:
Twenty-seven credit hours to be selected from the following for a CTS in Telecommunications:
TLCM 102 Live Video Production
TLCM 130 Film Pre-Production
  and TLCM 280     Film Production and Design
TLCM 160 Photography
TLCM 202 Video Editing
TLCM 203 Lighting and TV
TLCM 205 Directing
TLCM 209 Scriptwriting
  or TLCM 210     Copywriting
  or TLCM 211     Newswriting
TLCM 215 Special Topics I
TLCM 225 Audio Production in Media
TLCM 234 Legal Issues in the Music Business
TLCM 240 American Cinema
TLCM 257 Live Performance for the Media
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio
TLCM 281 Filmmaking Documentary
TLCM 299 Sound Design for Film and Video
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
Fine Art Photography - Telecommunications Courses Available:
Twenty-seven credit hours to be selected from the following for a CTS in Telecommunications:
TLCM 160 Photography
TLCM 161 Intermediate Photoshop
TLCM 162 Fine Art Photography
TLCM 163 Techniques of the Masters
TLCM 164 Creating Digital Presentations
TLCM 171 The Business of Visual Artistry
TLCM 216 Adobe Photoshop
TLCM 221 Advanced Photoshop
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio
TLCM 262 The Photographic Artist
TLCM 267 Portrait Photography
TLCM 272 Advanced Portrait Photography
Electives TLCM 256: Newscasting or TLCM 269: Special Applications in Photography
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
Graphic Design - Telecommunications Courses Available:
Twenty-seven credit hours to be selected from the following for a CTS in Telecommunications:
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
CIS 111 Internet Technology I (Corequisite: CIS 105)
CIT 130 Website Design I (Prerequisite: CIS 105 or CIT 101)
CIT 230 Advanced Topics in Programming (Spring only) (Corequisite: CIT 130)
TLCM 216 Adobe Photoshop
TLCM 218 Adobe Illustrator
TLCM 219 2D Graphics
TLCM 234 Legal Issues in the Music Business
TLCM 236 Lighting and Modeling in 3D
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio1 (Required for all Telecommunications Graduates)
Electives CIS 111: Internet Technology I (Corequisite: CIS 105), CIT 149: Web Scripting I (Fall only) (Corequisite: CIT 130), CIT 159: Introduction to Flash (Prerequisite: CIT 130) or TLCM 160: Photography
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
Media for the Ministry - Telecommunications Courses Available:
Twenty-seven credit hours to be selected from the following for a CTS in Telecommunications:
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
TLCM 202 Video Editing
TLCM 203 Lighting and TV
TLCM 205 Directing
TLCM 225 Audio Production in Media
TLCM 234 Legal Issues in the Music Business
TLCM 250 Remote News and Sports Reporting
  or TLCM 259     Media Ethics
  or TLCM 290     Digital Recording and Editing
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
Photography - Telecommunications Courses Available:
Twenty-seven credit hours to be selected from the following for a CTS in Telecommunications:
TLCM 160 Photography
  or TLCM 162     Fine Art Photography
TLCM 171 The Business of Visual Artistry
TLCM 211 Newswriting
TLCM 234 Legal Issues in the Music Business
TLCM 250 Remote News and Sports Reporting
  or TLCM 259     Media Ethics
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio
TLCM 267 Portrait Photography
TLCM 269 Special Applications in Photography
Remaining elective hours are selected from TLCM Fine Art Photography courses.
Radio - Telecommunications Courses Available:
Twenty-seven credit hours to be selected from the following for a CTS in Telecommunications:
TLCM 103 Practicum
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 215 Special Topics I
TLCM 225 Audio Production in Media
TLCM 234 Legal Issues in the Music Business
TLCM 256 Newscasting
TLCM 257 Live Performance for the Media
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio
TLCM 299 Sound Design for Film and Video
BADM 214 Principles of Marketing
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
Sound Recording Technology - Telecommunications Courses Available:
Twenty-seven credit hours to be selected from the following for a CTS in Telecommunications:
TLCM 103 Practicum
TLCM 107 Sound Reinforcement
TLCM 212 Announcing
TLCM 213 Voice and Diction
TLCM 225 Audio Production in Media
TLCM 234 Legal Issues in the Music Business
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio
TLCM 259 Media Ethics
TLCM 290 Digital Recording and Editing
TLCM 291 Sound System Design
TLCM 292 Principles of Sound Mixing
TLCM 294 Studio Production
TLCM 295 Post-Production Techniques for Music
TLCM 299 Sound Design for Film and Video
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
TV Production - Telecommunications Courses Available:
Twenty-seven credit hours to be selected from the following for a CTS in Telecommunications:
TLCM 102 Live Video Production
TLCM 103 Practicum
TLCM 175 Radio and Television Programming
TLCM 201 Video Post Production
TLCM 202 Video Editing
TLCM 203 Lighting and TV
TLCM 205 Directing
TLCM 207 Electronic Field Production
  or TLCM 250     Remote News and Sports Reporting
TLCM 209 Scriptwriting
  or TLCM 210     Copywriting
  or TLCM 211     Newswriting
TLCM 215 Special Topics I
TLCM 225 Audio Production in Media
TLCM 234 Legal Issues in the Music Business
TLCM 257 Live Performance for the Media
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio
TLCM 299 Sound Design for Film and Video
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.

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