Digital Video Production

 

The College operates its own television studio, CCPTV, which broadcasts educational programming on the local cable channels.

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Learning to Film the Living World

Our Digital Video Production program will teach you how to work behind the scenes of film, professional video and television programming. You will learn strong technical foundations of video production, camera operation, lighting, audio acquisition and editing. As you move through the program, you will rotate roles and positions on a video production team with your colleagues, which will give you a well-rounded understanding of what it takes to create quality video productions, and what it takes to be a good team member.

Careers

Find your path.

Film and Video Editor – est. salary $53,243*
Multimedia Artist and Animator – est. salary $39,314*
Art Director – est. salary $58,988*

 

EMSI Data, 2017; Philadelphia Metropolitan Statistical Area; *these jobs may require a bachelor's degree or higher.

Videos & Multimedia

Courses and Completion Sequence

The following courses and sequence of courses is designed for the optimal success and completion of the Digital Video Production degree/certificate. Any alterations should be discussed with your academic advisor.

Semester 1

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
PHOT 104 - Introduction to Video Production 3 credits Access to DVP classes requires a grade of "B" or better in PHOT 104

Major Course

FNMT 118 - Intermediate Algebra or
higher (Math 137 recommended)
3 credits   Mathematics
PHOT 151 - Digital Imaging 3 credits  

Major Course

ENGL 101 - English Composition 3 credits   ENGL 101
CIS 103 - Applied Computer Technology 3 credits   Tech Comp

Minimum GPA requirement of 2.0 to continue in program

  • This program is designed to provide students with the option of entering the workforce or transferring to a bachelor's degree program after earning their associate's degree
  • Follow this course schedule each semester and you’ll earn your associate’s degree in two years
  • Make sure you discuss your first semester schedule and your educational plan with an advisor or counselor when you register.

Semester 2

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
DVP 120 - Camera and Lighting Techniques for Digital Video Production 4 credits   Major Course
DVP 130 - Audio Techniques for Digital Video Production 4 credits   Major Course
DVP 140 - Video Editing Techniques for Digital Video Production 4 credits   Major Course
ENGL 102 - The Research Paper 3 credits   Major Course

Students will do most DVP classwork and location work in teams, and be offered open lab times to do assignments and hone skills. Students will search for business relationships, opportunities and internships.

Semester 3

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
DVP 150 - Producing and Directing Techniques for Digital Video Production 4 credits DVP 150 is only offered in the Spring semester Major Course
HIST 103 - United States History: The 20th Century or
GEOG 103 - Cultural Geography
3 credits Students may select an alternate course with Dept. Head approval Social Sciences Interpretive Studies American/ Global Diversity Writing Intensive
EASC 111 - Environmental Conservation or
STS 101 - Introduction to Science, Technology and Society
3/4 credits Students may select an alternate course with Dept. Head approval Natural Sciences
PHOT 113 - Digital Technology, Art, and Culture 3 credits    Humanities

Semester 4

Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes Course Type
DVP 210 - Advanced Techniques for Digital Video Production 4 credits   Major Course
DVP 220 - Advanced Studio Techniques for Digital Video Production 4 credits DVP 220 is a prerequisite for PHOT 299 DVP 120, DVP 130, DVP 140, DVP 150.
DVP 210 and DVP 240 may be taken concurrently
Major Course
PHOT 299 - Professional Practices in Photographic Imaging and Digital Video Production 3 credits   Major Course

PHOT 105 - Introduction to Digital Photography or
DVP 240 - Advanced Editing Techniques for Digital Video Production or
ENGL 107 - Society and Mass Communications or
ENGL 116 - Interpersonal Communication or
ENGL 117 - Group and Team Communication or
ENGL 205 - Creative Writing or
ENGL 282 - Scriptwriting or
ENGL 271 - The Language of Film or
ENGL 272 - Topics in Film Study or
PHOT 211 - Event and Corporate Videography
or
3/4 credits DVP 240 : Pre req: DVP 140 or
ENGL 107 Society and Mass Communications.

Directed Elective
  • Congratulations, this is your final semester! Don’t forget to complete your graduation application.
  • Meet with an advisor when registering for your classes
  • Finalize your transfer plans:
  • Take advantage of our scholarship opportunities for transferring students and apply for a scholarship
  • Visit Career Connections to learn about internships and your future career possibilities

General Education Requirements:

All general education requirements necessary for graduation are met through the courses in the program as indicated above. Students who wish to take courses that differ from the general education courses indicated above must complete a course substitution request form. To access the form, login to the MyCCP portal, and in the Student tab, under Electronic Forms, click on the Records and Registration Forms link, then choose Request For Course Substitution Of Graduation Requirement link. A more detailed explanation of the College’s general education requirements is also available.

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