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Video Production Specialist (BP) Associate in Applied Science Degree

Overview and Award Outcomes

Overview

The Video Production Specialist will perform an ever-changing variety of tasks from writing scripts, shooting video and lighting, to digital non-linear editing. This person must have an understanding and ability to work with the latest technologies. Computers are a common tool and the Video Specialist must not only be creative, but have a technical grasp of new and evolving hardware and software applications as they relate to video.

Award Outcomes

Produce media solutions for clients.

Analyze end-user needs.

Demonstrate proficiency with industry-standard media production hardware and software.

Demonstrate production workflows.

Develop creative solutions with visual and audio techniques.

Understand roles and function as a part of a production team.

Develop positive and accurate written communications.

Apply legal and ethical principles to personal, social, and professional behaviors.

Career Opportunities

A Video Production Specialist has the potential for finding employment in the following areas: video production and animation houses, multimedia, CD and web development companies, law firms, training departments in large and mid-size corporations, hospitals, television broadcast and cable stations. Related positions can also be found in sales as account executives for production companies or equipment rental suppliers/vendors.

Program Requirements

Technical Studies Required 50 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MMVP1500Concepts of Interactive Media

3

MMVP1505Introduction to Visual Communications

3

MMVP1511Production Planning

4

MMVP1562Audio for Media

3

MMVP1600Introduction to Video Production

4

MMVP1605Videography and Directing

4

MMVP1700DSLR Video Production

3

MMVP2001Advanced Lighting

3

MMVP2550Video Field Production

3

MMVP2560After Effects

3

MMVP2600Digital Post Production

4

MMVP2605Corporate Video Production

4

MMVP2610Avid Non-Linear Editing

3

MMVP2641Portfolio Production

3

MGDP1230Photoshop

3

General Education Required 15 Credits

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
COMM2130Public Speaking

3

Choose six credits from MnTC Goal Area 2

6

Choose three credits from MnTC Goal Areas 3-10

3

Choose one of the following:

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
ENGL2121Writing and Research

4

ENGL2125Technical Writing

3

ENGL2130Introduction to Creative Writing

3

General Education Elective 0 Credits

Technical Studies Elective 7 Credits

Choose seven elective credits from Graphic Design (MGDP) or Interactive Design Video Production (MMVP) that are not required for this award. Three (3) credits must come from the Interactive Design Video Production (MMVP) area.

Recommended:

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MMVP2630Advanced Production Lab

1 - 8

MMVP2650Interactive Design Video Production Internship

1 - 8

Total Associate in Applied Science Degree Credits 72

Semester Sequence

Offered at Brooklyn Park Only

First Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MMVP1500Concepts of Interactive Media

3

MMVP1505Introduction to Visual Communications

3

MMVP1511Production Planning

4

MMVP1600Introduction to Video Production

4

MMVP1700DSLR Video Production

3

Total Credits  17

Second Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MMVP1562Audio for Media

3

MMVP2001Advanced Lighting

3

MMVP2600Digital Post Production

4

MMVP2605Corporate Video Production

4

COMM2130Public Speaking

3

Total Credits  17

Summer Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
Choose 3 credits from MnTC Goal Areas 3-10

3

Choose one of the following:

ENGL2121Writing and Research

4

ENGL2125Technical Writing

3

ENGL2130Introduction to Creative Writing

3

Total Credits  6

Third Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MGDP1230Photoshop

3

MMVP1605Videography and Directing

4

MMVP2550Video Field Production

3

Choose 3 credits from MnTC Goal Area 2

3

Technical Studies Electives

3

Total Credits  16

Fourth Semester

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MMVP2560After Effects

3

MMVP2610Avid Non-Linear Editing

3

MMVP2641Portfolio Production

3

Choose 3 credits from MnTC Goal Area 2

3

Technical Studies Electives

4

Total Credits  16

Techncial Studies Electives

Choose 7 elective credits from Graphic Design (MGDP) or Interactive Design Video Production (MMVP) that are not required for this award.  Three (3) credits must come from the Interactive Design Video Production (MMVP) area.

Recommended:

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits
MMVP2630Advanced Production Lab

1 - 8

MMVP2650Interactive Design Video Production Internship

1 - 8

Choose a Total of:  7 Credits

MnTC Goal Areas

A complete list of MnTC courses and Goal Areas that can be used to meet General Education requirements can be found at www.hennepintech.edu.  The same course cannot satisfy more than one MnTC Goal Area requirement.

Course NumberCourse TitleCourse Credits

Graduation (72 Credits)

Semester listings reflect the recommended sequence.  Due to circumstances beyond our control, the information herein is subject to change without notice.   6/21/2018 : BP 1105 / EP