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Film students

Program Overview

Looking for a role in the multimedia industry? Our four-year TV production degree might be your ticket to a career. Whether your dream is to be behind the camera in traditional media formats or on the Web, this program is designed to provide you with the hands-on, practical skills you need. Courses cover cinematography, scriptwriting, Web design, production, editing, funding, and more.

Taught with cutting edge technology by an experienced faculty, this academic program will prepare you to excel in the creative and competitive field of media production.

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Program Details

The Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) is the designated degree for flexible baccalaureate programs that are designed to accommodate the unique demands for entry and advancement within specific workforce sectors. B.A.S. programs provide degree completion opportunities for students from a variety of educational backgrounds but primarily for those with A.S. degrees or the equivalent. B.A.S. degree programs are included in our transfer agreements with other institutions and typically include capstone experiences that provide opportunities for students to demonstrate the application of acquired knowledge, skills and competencies.

Coursework includes:

  • Digital Cinematography
  • Sound Design
  • DVD Authoring, Web Design & Electronic Distribution
  • Digital FX & Compositing
  • Grant Proposals & Funding
  • Business Practices & Production Management
  • Fiction Scriptwriting
  • Ethics & Research for Non-Fiction Scripts
  • Broadcast Design & On-Air Promotions

Career Prospects

The entertainment industry is growing at a rate of 2.47 percent per year in South Florida and depends upon a highly skilled workforce to meet production demands. Graduates of the Bachelor in Applied Science in Film, Television & Digital Production degree program will be prepared for high-skill/high-wage employment for the following positions:

  • Camera Operator
  • Sound Recordist/Sound Editor
  • Post-Production Technician/Editor
  • TV Graphics Designer
  • TV Studio Floor Manager
  • Studio Broadcasting Technical Personnel
  • Media Producer and Director

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