Award: Certificate (code CRT.ART.VIDEO)
Total Credit Hours: A minimum of 27 credit hours.
Visual Arts and Humanities
Purpose: The video production certificate prepares students in the fundamentals of developing television programs. The courses cover technical areas such as equipment set-up and operation, lighting, selection of lenses and audio. Other important areas include program planning, the production process, image composition and video graphics.
This option is a serious introduction to the field rather than a comprehensive study of production methods. It is beneficial to students who need an introduction to video production methods for employment or personal use. Credits earned for the certificate may be applied to the Associate of Applied Science degree program in communication arts technology.
Range of Occupations
- Camera operator
- Video production assistant
Occupations can be explored further through the virtual Careers Center.
Financial Aid: This program has not been approved or is pending approval by the U.S. Department of Education federal aid program eligibility. Students enrolled in this program may not be eligible to receive financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education (Pell Grants, SEOG, Federal Work-Study, Direct Loans or PLUS loans) or the Maryland Higher Education Commission (Educational Assistance Grants, Senatorial Scholarships or Delegate Scholarships). For current information on eligible programs, contact Financial Aid.