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Video Production and Emerging Media, associate degree

The AAS in Video Production and Emerging Media prepares students to craft compelling stories using established and emerging video technologies. In a hands-on, project-based environment, participants learn skills for employment and leadership. Video Production and Emerging Media seeks to advance equity and inclusion by broadening access to media technologies and, in collaboration with students and communities, developing more inclusive methods of storytelling. Through an intersectional and multidisciplinary lens, teachers and students prototype the media, culture, and economy of the future.

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Associate Degree: Video Production and Emerging Media2 years

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Plan of Study Grid
MM 112 Digital Media Foundations *(Entry Point Class) 2
MM 114 Visual Storytelling 3
MM 116 DIY Video 2
MM 235 Video Editing 4
ART 140A Introduction to Digital Photography *(could be used as General Ed) 4
MM 125 Video Industry Survey 1
MM 129 Sound Production 4
MM 230 Graphics for Multimedia 4
MM 259 Screenwriting/Preproduction 4
MM 260 Video Foundations 3
MM 134 Directing for Narrative 3
MM 236 Digital Media Distribution 3
MM 239 Advanced Video Editing 4
MUC 218 Digital Arts & Equity 4
MM 237 Video Compositing and Effects 4
MM 261 Narrative Production 4
MM 263


or Production Design and Art Direction
General Ed 3
MM 224 Drone Videography *(available 6th Term) 3
MM 228 360/VR Filmmaking 4
MM 258 Advanced Video Compositing 4
MM 262

Documentary Production

or Client Video & Producing
General Ed 3
MM 284 Portfolio Development 3
MM 271 Interactive Storytelling 4
MM 275

Music Video Production

or Visual Effects Lab
General Ed 3
Total Credits 92
Additional MM classes available for Substitute
MM 126 Sound for Picture 4
MM 145 Acting for Recording 4
MM 146 Directing Actors for Recording 4
MM 160 Marketing Yourself as a Multimedia Professional 2
MM 215 Introduction to Stop Motion Animation 4
MM 231 2D Game Graphics & Animation I 4
MM 232 3D Modeling and Animation 3
MM 246 Post-Production Sound for Video 2
MM 242 Immersive Technologies: Introduction to Unity 4
MM 264 Live Multi-camera Production I 4
MM 266 Post-Production: Color Correction 4
MM 280 Cooperative Work Experience in Multimedia 1-3

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