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Code: F_AAS_MGDV

Campus: Boulder County Campus and Westminster Campus

Video Production and Editing

This degree prepares students for entry-level positions as videographer, video editor, web designers, and motion graphic artists. In addition to developing a high level of technical proficiency through the use of multiple software programs, students also develop traditional video and animation concepts and skills within the curriculum.

Core courses focus on assisting students in learning industry standard software in illustration, photo manipulation, web graphics, animation, sound, special effects, and digital video production. Electives allow students to focus on more specific design and software skills.

Students work independently as well as in collaborative groups in the design and implementation of mixed media presentations and applications.

Requirements

This degree requires the extensive use of a computer for prolonged periods of time during class and lab, analytical and creative abilities, and basic computer skills to begin the program.

Assessment testing is required for all students. Students who are reading at the college level and place into CCR 093 or above and MAT 050 or above may begin this program of study. A grade of "C" or above must be earned for each course required for the degree.

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
MGD 102Introduction to Multimedia

3

or

MGD 117Introduction to Visual Communications

3

 

MGD 104Videography

3

MGD 111Adobe Photoshop I

3

MGD 116Typography I

3

MGD 141Web Design I

3

MGD 163Sound Design I

3

MGD 164Digital Video Editing I

3

MGD 165After Effects I

3

MGD 143Motion Graphic Design I

3

MGD 264Digital Video Editing II

3

MGD 204Videography II

3

MGD 268Business for Creatives

3

Total Credit Hours:36

Required Elective Courses

Select 9 credits from the following:

Course NumberTitleCredits
ART 111Art History Ancient to Medieval

3

MAR 216Principles of Marketing

3

MAR 220Principles of Advertising

3

MGD 112Adobe Illustrator I

3

MGD 211Adobe Photoshop II

3

MGD 212Adobe Illustrator II

3

or

any other MGD class(es)

3-9

Total Credit Hours:9

Required General Education Courses

Select 3 credits from the English courses below:
Course NumberTitleCredits
ENG 121English Composition I

3

ENG 122English Composition II

3

ENG 131Technical Writing I

3

 

ART 121Drawing I

3

ART 131Visual Concepts 2-D Design

3

 

MAT 107Career Mathematics

3

or

higher math

 

Natural and Physical Sciences or Social Science Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Natural & Physical Sciences or Social Science Elective: Electives must be selected from the Approved General Education Electives List for the AAS degree.

Total Credit Hours: 60