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  Sep 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Course Catalog

Video Production


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The Video Production certificate is designed for individuals with no prior video production experience, who wish to gain a basic understanding of video and software skills used in the video production industry.

The courses in this certificate are the building blocks needed to provide a solid foundation, preparing a student to enter the world of video production.

For more information about the Video Production certificate, please visit our website at https://www.dmacc.edu/programs/video/Pages/welcome.aspx.

Program Details


Location: Ankeny


Students start Fall semester.


Program Entry Requirements


  1. Complete an application for admission.
  2. Satisfy the assessment requirement.
  3. Attend any required information/registration session.

Graduation Requirements


To earn a Video Production certificate, a student must complete all required coursework as prescribed and maintain a 2.0 grade point average.

Semester 1


Semester 2


Total Minimum Credits Required to Complete this Certificate - 12


Fixed Costs


Tuition……………………………………………………………………………………..$151.00 per credit

The costs for each program are estimates and subject to change.

Varied Costs


Costs Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Books (approximate)   38    
Supplies/Equipment 550-800 20 20

Approximate total for certificate: $2,440-$2,690**

**Program entry requirements are not included in the total approximate cost.

What Kind of Work Will You Do?


  • Video production on a crew working on sets and in studios.
  • Planning, budgeting and producing video projects.
  • Editing and finishing video projects.
  • Use video to communicate messages and ideas to others.

What Skills and Abilities Will You Need?


  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be ready and willing to collaborate and work with others.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Must be able to follow directions and take direction from supervisors, clients and coworkers.

What Else Should I Consider about this Specialist Certificate?


  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be ready and willing to collaborate and work with others.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Must be able to follow directions and take direction from supervisors, clients and coworkers.

Nondiscrimination Statement


DMACC offers career and technical programs in the following areas of study:

Agriculture, National & Environmental Services /Architecture, Engineering, and Construction/Arts, Design, and Visual communications/Business, Management, and Marketing/Education, Public, and Human Services/Health Science/Hospitality and Culinary/Information Technology/Manufacturing/Transportation & Logistics

Des Moines Area Community College shall not engage in nor allow discrimination covered by law against any person, group or organization. This includes in its programs, activities, employment practices, hiring practices or the provision of services, and harassment or discrimination based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age (in employment), disability, genetic information (in employment) and actual or potential parental, family or marital status of a person. Veteran status in educational programs, activities, employment practices, or admission procedures is also included to the extent covered by law.

Individuals who believe they have been discriminated against may file a complaint through the College Discrimination Complaint Procedure. Complaint forms may be obtained from the Campus Provost’s office, the Academic Deans’ office, the Judicial Officer, or the EEO/AA Officer, Human Resources. ADA questions and concerns may be directed to the Section 504/ADA Coordinator at 2006 S. Ankeny Blvd, Bldg 6, Ankeny, IA  50023, phone 515/964-6857, sgbittner@dmacc.edu.  Title IX questions and concerns may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator at 2006 S. Ankeny Blvd, Bldg 6, Ankeny, IA  50023, phone 515/964-6574, dkmckittrick@dmacc.edu.  Question or complaints about this policy may be directed to the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, phone 312/730-1560, tax 312/730-1576..

Legal references: Iowa Code §§ 216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S. C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S. C. §§ 1681-1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S. C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).(2017)

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