Digital Video Production (AADVP)

Associate in Arts

This associates degree provides students with specialized training to develop proficiency in advanced and professional video production. Students will learn to develop video content covering all facets of pre-production, production and post-production. Courses include: cinematography, editing, green screen, documentary, commercial, screenwriting, lighting, production of fictional works and the creation of video graphics using state-of-the-art technology and software.

After completion of the degree, students will be prepared to follow a professional career path in production. This includes areas such as: entertainment, business, education, journalism and corporate communications.

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2017-18 | 2018-19 | 2019-20

2019-2020 Academic Requirements

The Associate in Arts Degree in Digital Video Production provides students with specialized training to develop proficiency in advanced and professional video production. Emphasis is placed on integrating content creation with Web skills.

Students should choose the appropriate faculty for academic advising based on their last name: Dan Kier (A-M), Matt Zacharias (N-Z).
Eastern Michigan University, BS degree.

Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: Articulation Agreements.
Division
Business/Computer Technologies
Department
Digital Media Arts Dept
Advisors
Dan Kier (advises students with last name beginning A-M)
Matthew Zacharias (advises students with last name beginning N-Z)
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First Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
ENG 111   Composition I 4
Elective(s)   Natural Sciences 3
FLM 120 or Introduction to Film  
FLM 150 or International Cinema  
FLM 185   The Horror Film 3
VID 105   Foundations in Digital Video I 4
Total 14
Second Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
FLM 160   American Film 3
VID 125   Foundations in Digital Video II 4
VID 270   Documentary Video Production I 3
VID 255   Green Screen I 3
Elective(s)   Math 3
Total 16
Third Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
Elective(s)   Writing/Composition or Communication 3
Elective(s)   Social and Behavioral Science 1 3
VID 210 or Screenplays  
VID 240   Digital Cinematography 3
VID 276   Video Graphics I 3
    Select a course from the VID discipline 3
Total 15
Fourth Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
Elective(s)   Arts and Humanities 2 (Not HUM) 3
Elective(s)   Natural Sciences with Lab 3
Elective(s)   Social and Behavioral Science 2 3
VID 203   Commercial Video Production 3
VID 295   Portfolio and Project Seminar 3
Total 15
Total Credits Required
60