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2014 - 2015 Digital Video Program Information

Also see, Animation and Game Art

Program Options:
AAS – Digital Video
Certificate – Digital Video
MSAA – Digital Video




For over twenty years, the Communication Design department (formerly Applied Graphic Design Technology) at Collin has offered industry-standard education in the creative service fields of animation, digital video, graphic design, web and interactive design. All full-time faculty have industry experience and all associate faculty are practicing professionals. Current industry practices and standards are a central component of classroom instruction. There is an elective option for the most diligent students to earn credit through local industry internships. Guest speakers from industry are featured on an on-going basis.

Digital Video focuses on developing the concept, design and production skills necessary for creating digital video content in any delivery format. Students will learn scriptwriting, storyboarding, video production with cameras, audio and lighting as well as nonlinear editing using industry-standard tools and techniques.



AAS – Digital Video

69 credit hours


FIRST YEAR
First Semester

ARTC    1305       Basic Graphic Design
ARTC    1325       Introduction to Computer Graphics
ARTS     2348       Digital Photography I 1
ARTV    1211       Storyboard
DRAM   2366       Introduction to Cinema
ENGL     1301       Composition I

Second Semester
ARTC    1302       Digital Imaging I
ARTC    1353       Computer Illustration I
ARTV    1303       Basic Animation
ARTV    1343       Digital Sound
ARTV    1351       Digital Video

Third Semester
ARTS     1316       Drawing I
MATH    1332       Math for Liberal Arts I
                            (See Mathematics / Natural Sciences Options)
RTVB    1329       Scriptwriting


SECOND YEAR
First Semester

ARTV    2341       Advanced Digital Video
FLMC    1304       Lighting for Film or Video
FLMC    1331       Video Graphics and Visual Effects I
MUSC    2351       Audio for Video
PHED/ DANC        Any 1 credit hour activity course
                              (See PHED / DANC Options)

Second Semester
ARTS     1301       Art Appreciation
                              (See Humanities / Fine Arts Options)
ARTV    2335       Portfolio Development for Animation (Capstone)
PSYC     2301       General Psychology
                              (See Social / Behavioral Sciences Options)
SPCH     1311       Introduction to Speech Communication
                              (See Speech Options)
ELECTIVE *


1.   May substitute ARTS-2356 or PHTC-1311

*    Elective (3 credit hours): ARTV-1345, ARTV-2301, FLMC-2331, IMED-1316 or MUSC-1331




Certificate – Digital Video

41 credit hours


FIRST YEAR
First Semester

ARTC    1325       Introduction to Computer Graphics
ARTS     2348       Digital Photography I 1
ARTV    1211       Storyboard
ARTV    1343       Digital Sound
DRAM   2366       Introduction to Cinema

Second Semester
ARTC    1302       Digital Imaging I
ARTV    1351       Digital Video
FLMC    1331       Video Graphics and Visual Effects I
RTVB    1329       Scriptwriting


SECOND YEAR
First Semester

ARTV    1303       Basic Animation
ARTV    2341       Advanced Digital Video
FLMC    1304       Lighting for Film or Video
MUSC    2351       Audio for Video

Second Semester
ARTV    2335       Portfolio Development for Animation (Capstone)


1.  May substitute ARTS-2356 or PHTC-1311



MSAA – Digital Video

14 credit hours

ARTV    1211       Storyboard
ARTV    1351       Digital Video
ARTV    2341       Advanced Digital Video
Elective *
Elective*


*  Elective (6 credit hours): DRAM-2366, FLMC-1304, MUSC-2351, RTVB-1329

Note: Some of the courses in this award program may require prerequisites. Please check the course descriptions.

 


 

Note: The second digit in a course number indicates the number of credit hours
for that course.

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Contact Information
 
Department Chair:
Laura Flores
SCC - K241
972.578.5527



Academic Advisors:
John Ciccia
CPC - D117G
972.578.5563