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LANSING COMMUNITY COLLEGE

 

CURRICULUM GUIDE

 

Media Technology

Associate in Applied Science Degree

 

Curriculum Code: 0184  (Effective Fall 2004 - Summer 2009)

 

Media Technology is an integrated program that prepares students for professional careers in audio, radio and television/video.  Audio professionals work in audio production, audio post-production for video and sound reinforcement positions, as well as in a variety of audio-related jobs.  Radio professionals work in radio production, programming, promotion, on-air/news/sports announcing, and station operations. Television/video professionals work in producing, directing, technical operations, videography, and videotape editing in broadcast and non-broadcast settings. Not all courses in this program transfer to all colleges.  Students planning to transfer should see an academic advisor or counselor before enrolling in any course.

 

PREREQUISITES
Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for skills assessment and advising information.

 

INFORMATION
Contact the Visual Arts and Media Department, Academic and Office Facility, Room 208A, telephone number (517) 483-1574.

 

REQUIREMENTS

TOTAL:  33 CREDITS

CODE

TITLE

CREDIT HOURS

MTEC 110

Intro Broadcast/Elec Media

4

MTEC 120

Audio Production I

4

MTEC 140

Desktop Video Production

4

MTEC 200

Employment Issues in Media (See Note 1)

1

MTEC 240

Script/Copywriting for Media

3

MTEC 243

Ethics/Social Impact of Media

3

MTEC 285

Media Portfolio (See Note 2)

2

MTEC 296

Media Internship (See Note 3)

3

SPCH 120

Dynamics of Communication

3

WRIT 121

Composition I

4

 

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS

TOTAL:  37-41 CREDITS

Complete the indicated number of credits from EACH CHOICE listed below.

 

CHOICE 1:  General Education Core Areas

10-13 Credits

(See General Education Core Requirements for information on how to fulfill these requirements.  Core area proficiency exams, where appropriate, are available for each core area.)

 

Communication Core Area (See Note 4)

0

 

Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area

3-4

 

Mathematics Core Area

3-4

 

Science Core Area

4-5

 

Writing Core Area (See Note 4)

0

 

CHOICE 2:  Media Specialty

24 Credits

MTEC 121

Audio Recording I

4

MTEC 122

Sound Reinforcement

4

MTEC 130

Radio Production I

4

MTEC 150

Television Production I

4

MTEC 152

Video Production Techniques

4

MTEC 153

Video Post-Production Technqs

4

MTEC 220

Audio Production II

4

MTEC 221

Audio Recording II

4

MTEC 223

Sound Reinforcement Practicum (See Note 5)

2

MTEC 230

Radio Production II

4

MTEC 232

Radio Workshop (See Note 6)

2

MTEC 250

TV Production II

4

MTEC 252

Lighting for Television/Video

3

MTEC 254

Electronic Presentat Graphics

3

MTEC 255

Video Workshop (See Note 7)

2

 

CHOICE 3:  Media-Related (See Note 8)

3-4 Credits

 

 

MINIMUM TOTAL

70

 

NOTES:

 

1.

MTEC 200 is restricted to Media Technology majors only and must be successfully completed a minimum of three times for graduation.

2.

The Portfolio is a capstone course in this curriculum.  All courses must be completed or taken concurrently with MTEC 285.

3.

Enrollment in MTEC 296 will be limited to Media Technology majors who have successfully completed 75% of their MTEC course work.

4.

Students completing "REQUIREMENTS" have fulfilled the requirements for this Core area.

5.

MTEC 223 may be repeated one additional time for a total of 4 credits toward this degree.

6.

MTEC 232 may be taken one additional time for a total of 4 credits toward this degree.

7.

MTEC 255 may be taken one additional time for a total of 4 credits toward this degree.

8.

Students must select courses with the approval of a Media Program advisor. This Choice allows students to select from additional Media courses (MTEC prefix) or from other courses that will augment their Media training.

 

SUGGESTED COURSE SEQUENCE

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill) should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

 

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