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2017-2018 Course Catalog 
2017-2018 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Video Editing

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The Video Editing certificate is designed for individuals with no prior video editing 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 into the world of video production editing.

For more information about the Video Editing 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 requirements.
  3. Attend any required information/registration session.

Graduation Requirements

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

Total Credits Required to Complete this Certificate - 6

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
Books (approximate) 60-100 60-100
Supplies 30 30
External Hard Drive 100-200  
PC Computer 1500-2000  
    Recommended but Optional    
Design Software 20-30 20-30

Note: Financial aid may be used to purchase a computer. Apply for financial aid by completing the Free Application for Student

Approximate total cost for program without computer: $1,226-$1,426**

Approximate total cost for program with computer option: $2,726-$3,426**

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

What Kind of Work Will You Do?

  • Video editing for production in studios
  • Planning, budgeting and producing video editing 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 co-workers

What Else Should I Consider about this Program or Career Choice?

  • Must be creative and willing to express your ideas
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines

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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