Media Arts & Technology Program Overview
The Media Arts and Technology program prepares students for careers in video and film production, sound recording, Broadcasting, commercial photography or a number of other vibrant communications industries.
Students acquire technical and communications skills through academic coursework, production skills training, and real world experience. Industry standard equipment and facilities include: HD television studios and electronic field production equipment, Avid and Apple video editing suites, multi-track audio studios, ProTools audio recording and postproduction, photo studios and digital imaging labs.
Industry-seasoned faculty, small class sizes, extensive hands-on participation, and reasonable tuition and fees add up to a quality educational experience.
Flexible degree requirements enable students to prepare to enter the workplace directly or transfer to one of many public and private universities to continue their education.
In addition, students may choose to specialize by pursuing one of three optional concentrations of study:
- The Audio Engineering Concentration (MRTA) provides comprehensive training in all aspects of professional sound engineering. Courses include instruction in music recording and mixing technique and sound for television and film.
- The Photography Concentration (MRTP) prepares students for careers in professional photography. Digital Photography, Portrait Photography, Commercial Photography, Studio Photography, and Photo Compositing are among the courses included in this thorough course of study.
- The Video/Film Concentration (MRTV) focuses on the techniques and technologies of video, television and film. All aspects of preproduction, production, and postproduction are included in courses encompassing single and multi-camera production, digital video editing, and digital cinematography.