Video Production

This specialization is a hands-on program that focuses on the creative and technical aspects of video production. Students take courses in studio and field production as well as additional courses in a variety of specialized areas related to their career goals and interests such as audio production, documentary, independent production, electronic filmmaking, and video graphics.

Major Core (15 credits)

All students in the Communication Bachelor of Science Program are required to take the following five courses:
COM 200 - Fundamentals of Communication Design
COM 215 - Small Group Communication
COM 225 - Interpersonal Communication
COM 253 - Fundamentals of Video Production
COM 497 - Field Experience
Communication majors must successfully complete COM 205 - Fundamentals of Professional Presentations to satisfy 3 credits of the University Requirement in communication.
(COM 100 - Communication does not meet this requirement for majors.)

Video Production Specialization Requirements (15 credits)

All students in the Video Production Specialization are required to take the following five courses:
COM 201 - Applied Communication Design
COM 259 - Studio Production
COM 360 - Video Field Production
COM 365 - Advanced Post Production Techniques
COM 492 - Practicum in Video Production

Video Production Specialization Electives (12 credits)

All students in the Video Production Specialization are required to choose four of the following courses. Additional courses can be taken as Free Electives.
COM 234 - Fundamentals of Copywriting
COM 257 - Audio Production
COM 258 - Cinematic Techniques
COM 265 - Video Technology
COM 310 - Communication and Behavior
COM 333 - Video Scriptwriting
COM 335 - Advertising and Promotional Design
COM 372 - Electronic Film making
COM 377 - Video Directing
COM 385 - Documentary Production
COM 468 - Special Effects in Video
COM 490 - Practicum in Managing Communication
COM 493 - Practicum in Advertising and Promotions