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2010 - 2011 General Catalog

 

 

Associate of Applied Science in Telecommunications
(with 12 concentrations)

Twelve Separate (12) Concentrations

Learning Outcomes:

There are twelve concentrations in Telecommunications: Broadcasting, Business of Music, Computer Animation, Digital Media Studies, Film, Fine Art Photography, Graphic Design, Media for the Ministry, Photography, Radio, Sound Recording Technology, and TV Production. Recipients of the degree in the Associate of Applied Science in Telecommunications will have demonstrated:

  1. skills required for entry-level employment and performance in media-related services in their area of specialty: broadcasting, business of music, computer animation, digital media studies, film, fine art photography, graphic design, media for the ministry, photography, radio, sound recording technology, and TV production;
  2. ability to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate job-related services within their areas of expertise in media;
  3. ability to supervise, recruit and train employees within their field of expertise;
  4. skills to comprehend and evaluate information related to their area of responsibility by producing a quality finished product; and
  5. skills to effectively communicate with staff, administration, and clients using databases, scheduling, preparation of written reports and oral presentations.

Required courses for Associate of Applied Science in Telecommunications:

Freshman Year
First Semester Hours
ENGL 101: Composition & Rhetoric I 3
TLCM 170: Introduction to Broadcasting/Telecommunications
(TLCM 101 will be accepted as a substitute for TLCM 170)
3
  or TLCM 160:     Photography
NOTE: TLCM 160: Photography is required for the Fine Art Photography concentration as a substitute for TLCM 170.
MATH 102: College Algebra 3
TLCM Concentration 3
  Science Elective * 3 or 4
  15 or 16
Second Semester Hours
CIS 105: Computer Concepts 3
TLCM Concentration 3
TLCM Speech Requirement: 3
TLCM 212: Announcing
or TLCM 213:  Voice and Diction
or SPCH 110:  Principles of Speech
  Behavioral/Social Sciences Elective** 3
  Humanities Elective*** 3
15
Sophomore Year
First Semester Hours
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio1 (Required for all Telecommunications Graduates) 3
TLCM Concentration 3
TLCM Concentration 3
TLCM Concentration 3
TLCM Concentration 3
15
Second Semester Hours
TLCM Concentration 3
TLCM Concentration 3
TLCM Concentration 3
TLCM Concentration 3
TLCM Concentration 3
15
Total credit hours 60 or 61

Students must meet prerequisites before taking any given course.

Students must make a "C" or higher in all courses which satisfy graduation requirements in order to receive the Associate of Applied Science in Telecommunications from BPCC.

*Science elective must be chosen from BLGY 105, BLGY 106, BLGY 110, or BLGY 113; PHSC 105, PHSC 106, PHSC 110, or PHSC 111;or SCI 101.

**Behavioral/Social Sciences elective must be chosen from ANTH 201 or ANTH 202; GPHY 101 or GPHY 102; POSC 201, POSC 202, or POSC 290; PSYC 201, PSYC 202, PSYC 205, PSYC 206, PSYC 210, PSYC 215, PSYC 220, or PSYC 225; or SLGY 201, SLGY 202, SLGY 203, or SLGY 207.

***Humanities elective must be chosen from FREN 101; HIST 101, HIST 102, HIST 201, or HIST 202; HMAN 201, HMAN 202, or HMAN 203; RLGN 201 or RLGN 202; SPAN 101, SPAN 102, or SPAN 201.

1Portfolio: A portfolio is designed to show your skills and abilities, as well as document the quality of your training and educational experiences. You will need to establish the quality of your work, level of expertise and credibility. The portfolio contains real examples of the type of work you have done and indicates the type you can do in the future. Each semester, additional samples of the projects that you complete in class will be added to the portfolio.

Concentrations for Associate of Applied Science in Telecommunications:

Twelve Concentrations:

Broadcasting Graphic Design
Business of Music Media for the Ministry
Computer Animation Photography
Digital Media Studies Radio
Film Sound Recording Technology
Fine Art Photography TV Production

 

Broadcasting - Telecommunications Courses Available:
Thirty-nine credit hours to be selected from the following for an AAS in Telecommunications:
TLCM 102 Live Video Production
TLCM 175 Radio and Television Programming
TLCM 201 Video Post Production
TLCM 202 Video Editing
TLCM 205 Directing
TLCM 207 Electronic Field Production
  or TLCM 250     Remote News and Sports Reporting
TLCM 209 Scriptwriting
  or TLCM 210     Copywriting
  or TLCM 211     Newswriting
TLCM 212 Announcing
TLCM 213 Voice and Diction
TLCM 234 Legal Issues in the Music Business
TLCM 256 Newscasting
TLCM 257 Live Performance for the Media
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio1 (Required for all Telecommunications Graduates)
TLCM 259 Media Ethics
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
Business of Music – Telecommunications Courses Available:
Thirty-nine credit hours to be selected from the following for an AAS in Telecommunications:
TLCM 105 Survey of Music Business
TLCM 106 Music Publishing
TLCM 107 Sound Reinforcement
TLCM 108 Marketing of Recorded Music
TLCM 201 Video Post Production
TLCM 225 Audio Production in Media
TLCM 226 Concert Promotion & Booking
TLCM 234 Legal Issues in the Music Business
TLCM 250 Remote News and Sports Reporting
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio1 (Required for all Telecommunications Graduates)
TLCM 280 Film Production and Design
TLCM 290 Digital Recording and Editing
TLCM 291 Sound System Design
TLCM 294 Studio Production
TLCM 295 Post-Production Techniques in Music
TLCM 299 Sound Design for Film and Video
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
Computer Animation – Telecommunications Courses Available:
Thirty-nine credit hours to be selected from the following for an AAS in Telecommunications:
TLCM 121 Lightwave I
TLCM 201 Video Post Production
TLCM 202 Video Editing
TLCM 205 Directing
TLCM 209 Scriptwriting
  or TLCM 210     Copywriting
  or TLCM 211     Newswriting
TLCM 216 Adobe Photoshop
TLCM 217 Lightwave II
TLCM 218 Adobe Illustrator
TLCM 219 2D Graphics
TLCM 234 Legal Issues in the Music Business
TLCM 236 Lighting and Modeling in 3D
TLCM 239 Motion Graphics and Visual Effects
TLCM 251 Special Effects in Animation
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio1 (Required for all Telecommunications Graduates)
ART 101 Design I
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
Digital Media Studies* – Telecommunications CALL Courses Available:
Thirty-nine credit hours to be selected from the following for an AAS in Telecommunications:
TLCM 103 Practicum
TLCM 121 LightWave I
TLCM 130 Film Pre-Production
TLCM 160 Photography
TLCM 170 Introduction to Broadcasting/Telecommunications
TLCM 203 Lighting and T.V.
TLCM 209 Scriptwriting
TLCM 213 Voice and Diction
TLCM 216 Adobe Photoshop
TLCM 218 Adobe Illustrator
TLCM 225 Audio Production in Media
TLCM 240 American Cinema
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio1 (Required for all Telecommunications Graduates)
TLCM 259 Media Ethics
TLCM 299 Sound Design for Film and Video
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
*Students majoring in Digital Media Studies may complete courses face-to-face and through the CALL Program (accelerated), or a combination of both. This format is designed to serve working adults, dedicated to completing a degree that prepares them for occupations in television production, film, fine art photography, audio recording, computer animation and much more. For more information about CALL courses, please see your advisor.
Film – Telecommunications Courses Available:
Thirty-nine credit hours to be selected from the following for an AAS in Telecommunications:
TLCM 102 Live Video Production
TLCM 130 Film Pre-Production
  and TLCM 280     Film Production and Design
TLCM 160 Photography
TLCM 202 Video Editing
TLCM 203 Lighting and TV
TLCM 205 Directing
TLCM 209 Scriptwriting
  or TLCM 210     Copywriting
  or TLCM 211     Newswriting
TLCM 215 Special Topics I
TLCM 225 Audio Production in Media
TLCM 234 Legal Issues in the Music Business
TLCM 240 American Cinema
TLCM 257 Live Performance for the Media
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio1 (Required for all Telecommunications Graduates)
TLCM 281 Filmmaking Documentary
TLCM 299 Sound Design for Film and Video
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
Fine Art Photography – Telecommunications Courses Available:
Thirty-nine credit hours to be selected from the following for an AAS in Telecommunications:
TLCM 160 Photography
TLCM 161 Intermediate Photoshop
TLCM 162 Fine Art Photography
TLCM 163 Techniques of the Masters
TLCM 164 Creating Digital Presentations
TLCM 171 The Business of Visual Artistry
TLCM 216 Adobe Photoshop
TLCM 221 Advanced Photoshop
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio1 (Required for all Telecommunications Graduates)
TLCM 262 The Photographic Artist
TLCM 267 Portrait Photography
TLCM 272 Advanced Portrait Photography
Electives TLCM 256: Newscasting, or TLCM 269: Special Applications in Photography
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
Graphic Design – Telecommunications Courses Available:
Thirty-nine credit hours to be selected from the following for an AAS in Telecommunications:
ART 101 Design I
ART 102 Design II
ART 103 Drawing I
ART 104 Drawing II
ART 201 Art History I
  or ART 202     Art History II
  or ART 206     Intro to Fine Arts
CWD 111 Internet Technology I *
CWD 130 Website Design I
CWD 230 Website Design II
TLCM 216 Adobe Photoshop
TLCM 218 Adobe Illustrator
TLCM 219 2D Graphics
TLCM 234 Legal Issues in the Music Business
TLCM 236 Lighting and Modeling in 3D
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio1 (Required for all Telecommunications Graduates)
Electives CWD 140: Designing Web Interfaces; CWD 150: Web Scripting I or CWD 160: Introduction to Flash or TLCM 160: Photography
* Prerequisite for CWD 130
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
Media for the Ministry – Telecommunications Courses Available:
Thirty-nine credit hours to be selected from the following for an AAS in Telecommunications:
TLCM 102 Live Video Production
TLCM 107 Sound Reinforcement
TLCM 201 Video Post Production
RLGN 201 New Testament Survey I
  or TLCM     Elective (TLCM 295: Post-Production Techniques for Music)
RLGN 202 New Testament Survey II
TLCM 202 Video Editing
TLCM 203 Lighting and TV
TLCM 205 Directing
TLCM 225 Audio Production in Media
TLCM 234 Legal Issues in the Music Business
TLCM 250 Remote News and Sports Reporting
  or TLCM 259     Media Ethics
  or TLCM 290     Digital Recording and Editing
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio1 (Required for all Telecommunications Graduates)
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
Photography – Telecommunications Courses Available:
Thirty-nine credit hours to be selected from the following for an AAS in Telecommunications:
TLCM 160 Photography
  or TLCM 162     Fine Art Photography
TLCM 171 The Business of Visual Artistry
TLCM 211 Newswriting
TLCM 234 Legal Issues in the Music Business
TLCM 250 Remote News and Sports Reporting
  or TLCM 259     Media Ethics
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio1 (Required for all Telecommunications Graduates)
TLCM 267 Portrait Photography
TLCM 269 Special Applications in Photography
Remaining electives are selected from TLCM Fine Art Photography courses.
Radio – Telecommunications Courses Available:
Thirty-nine credit hours to be selected from the following for an AAS in Telecommunications:
TLCM 103 Practicum
TLCM 175 Radio and TV Programming
TLCM 209 Scriptwriting
  or TLCM 210     Copywriting
  or TLCM 211     Newswriting
TLCM 212 Announcing
TLCM 213 Voice and Diction
TLCM 215 Special Topics I
TLCM 225 Audio Production in Media
TLCM 234 Legal Issues in the Music Business
TLCM 256 Newscasting
TLCM 257 Live Performance for the Media
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio1 (Required for all Telecommunications Graduates)
TLCM 299 Sound Design for Film and Video
BADM 214 Principles of Marketing
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
Sound Recording Technology – Telecommunications Courses Available:
Thirty-nine credit hours to be selected from the following for an AAS in Telecommunications:
TLCM 103 Practicum
TLCM 107 Sound Reinforcement
TLCM 212 Announcing
TLCM 213 Voice and Diction
TLCM 225 Audio Production in Media
TLCM 234 Legal Issues in the Music Business
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio1 (Required for all Telecommunications Graduates)
TLCM 259 Media Ethics
TLCM 290 Digital Recording and Editing
TLCM 291 Sound System Design
TLCM 292 Principles of Sound Mixing
TLCM 294 Studio Production
TLCM 295 Post-Production Techniques for Music
TLCM 299 Sound Design for Film and Video
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.
TV Production – Telecommunications Courses Available:
Thirty-nine credit hours to be selected from the following for an AAS in Telecommunications:
TLCM 102 Live Video Production
TLCM 103 Practicum
TLCM 175 Radio and Television Programming
TLCM 201 Video Post Production
TLCM 202 Video Editing
TLCM 203 Lighting and TV
TLCM 205 Directing
TLCM 207 Electronic Field Production
  or TLCM 250     Remote News and Sports Reporting
TLCM 209 Scriptwriting
  or TLCM 210     Copywriting
  or TLCM 211     Newswriting
TLCM 215 Special Topics I
TLCM 225 Audio Production in Media
TLCM 234 Legal Issues in the Music Business
TLCM 257 Live Performance for the Media
TLCM 258 Media Portfolio1 (Required for all Telecommunications Graduates)
TLCM 299 Sound Design for Film and Video
Remaining hours are electives from TLCM.

1Portfolio: A portfolio is designed to show your skills and abilities, as well as document the quality of your training and educational experiences. You will need to establish the quality of your work, level of expertise and credibility. The portfolio contains real examples of the type of work you have done and indicates the type you can do in the future. Each semester, additional samples of the projects that you complete in class will be added to the portfolio.

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