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2016-2017 Course Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED 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/graphicdesign/Pages/welcome.aspx.

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


Semester 3


  • Select one course from Option 1 Credits: 3

Option 1 - Select 1 course


Total Minimum Credits Required to Complete this Certificate - 9


Fixed Costs


Tuition……………………………………………………………………………………..$147.00 per credit

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

Varied Costs


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

Approximate total for certificate: $1,951-$2,221*

* 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 Policy


Des Moines Area Community College shall not engage in nor allow discrimination covered by law against any person, group or organization. This includes in employment, hiring practices or the provision of services, and harassment or discrimination based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy and marital status), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability and genetic information. 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. For information about the ADA, the Section 504/ADA Coordinator may be contacted at 515-964-6857.  For Title IX questions and concerns contact 515-964-6850. (2016)

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