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Television

 
Option offered through Communications

This program is designed for transfer to a bachelor’s degree granting institution. Course work includes the theory and practice of television production and video editing. Internships in professional organizations are available. Students are required to consult with an advisor regarding appropriate option and course selection for their needs and interests.

Other Communications Degrees Include:
 
  • Audio Production
  • Communications
  • Film
  • Game Design Creation
  • Journalism
  • Multimedia
  • Public Relations
  • Radio
 
Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:
 
  • Communicate orally and in writing in college level discourse
  • Discuss and analyze current social and political issues and events
  • Demonstrate proficiency with productivity software such as word processing, presentation manager, web browser and apply them in the field of communications
  • Explain the importance of committing to a process of life-long learning 
  • Recognize and evaluate prevalent cultural narratives and texts and the various media used to convey them 
  • Operate the tools and technology encountered in a professional television studio or video production facility
  • Work as a member of a team to produce a program as you would encounter in a professional television or video production studio.
Search for courses in the online course catalog.

Curriculum

First Year

First Semester

COM 101 - Mass Communications
ENG 101 - English Comp I
PSY 101 - General Psychology
MAT - A 4 Credit Mathematics course
COM 100 - Communications Technologies

Second Semester

COM 106 - Intro to Television: Production & Theory
ENG 102 - English Comp II
Laboratory Science
ENG 128 - The Dynamics of Communication OR
ENG 129 - Public Speaking
Elective - Social Science

Second Year

First Semester

COM 206 - Television Field Production
ENG - 200 Level Course
HIS 101 - Intro to Western Civilization I
GOV 201 - American Govt and Politics
COM 109 - Introduction to Film Study
Elective - Diversity

Second Semester

COM216 - Digital Video and Multimedia Imaging
ENG - 200 Level Course
HIS 102 - Intro to Western Civilization II
GOV 202 - American National Govt
Elective - Humanities

* Mathematics requirement must be MAT 117 or higher

Career Options

Graduates may transfer to four-year colleges or universities in a similar degree program or other areas of interest and are eligible to take advantage of the many transfer/articulation agreements UNION County College has with some of the top four-year colleges and universities in the country. See a transfer counselor for details.

Program Information

Type of Program: Associate in Arts Degree

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