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Video/Audio Communications Arts (VAAAS)

Award: Associate in applied science degree

Program location: Elkhorn Valley Campus

This degree provides students with a background in various aspects of video and audio production and post-production. Graduates of this program should be adaptable to the following employment situations: videographer for television, independent producer, or in-house production facility; technical representative for manufacturers; or reselling. This program transfers to the University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Communication, Fine Arts, and Media and Bellevue University.

Graduation Requirements

General education

28.5

Major requirements

72.0

Total credit hours required

100.5

General education requirements (28.5 credit hrs.)

Communications

ENGL 1010English Composition IONLINEHYBRID

4.5

ENGL 1020English Composition IIONLINEHYBRID

4.5

Humanities/social sciences

PHOT 1005Basic Photography I - Digital

6.0

Quantitative/numeracy skills

Mathematics or Financial Literacy

4.5

Other

HMRL 1010Human Relations SkillsONLINEHYBRID

4.5

INFO 1001Information Systems and LiteracyONLINEHYBRID

4.5

Major requirements for Video/Audio Communication Arts (72.0 credit hrs.)

Courses

ARTS 10202-D Design

4.5

DIMA 1450Design for Motion Graphics I

4.5

PHOT 1025Digital Photography

6.0

PHOT 1500Moving Image Lab

6.0

VACA 1010Audio and Video Production Engineering

4.5

VACA 1020Audio I

4.5

VACA 1110Introduction to Scriptwriting

4.5

VACA 1130Video I - Studio

4.5

VACA 2120Screenwriting Principles

4.5

VACA 2130Video II - Field

4.5

VACA 2131Video III - Project Development

4.5

VACA 2220Digital Media Editing

4.5

VACA 2540Video Portfolio Development

3.0

VACA 2940MetroVision Practicum

3.0

OR

VACA 2981Internship

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Select 9.0 credit hours from the following:

ARTS 1010Elementary Drawing

4.5

DIMA 1220Character, Narrative, and Storyboard Development

4.5

DIMA 1620Introduction to 3-D Modeling and Animation

4.5

ENGL 1310Creative Writing

4.5

ENGL 2480Introduction to Drama Literature I

4.5

HUMS 2310Film History and AppreciationONLINE

4.5

PHOT 1540Photojournalism

6.0

PHOT 2025Intermediate Digital Photography

6.0

THEA 2010Script Analysis

4.5

THEA 2020Fundamentals of Acting I

4.5

VACA 2020Audio II

4.5

VACA 2030Audio III

4.5

VACA 2050Pro-Tools

4.5

VACA 2060Audio Mixing and Summing

4.5

VACA 2070Modern Recording Techniques

4.5

VACA 2230Video Post-Production

4.5

VACA 2240Cinematography

4.5

VACA 2900Special Topics in Video/Audio

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