Video and Media Production - Western Iowa Tech Community College
Western Iowa Tech Community College
Video and Media Production

Video and Media Production | AAS

Associate of Applied Science
Sioux City
Estimated Program Costs Required Classes Transfer Options

The Video and Media Production program presents the techniques and technologies of video and film production as they are implemented in the film, video, television, and interactive media industries. Through a combination of hands-on exercises, lecture. group projects, and real-world applications, you are introduced to video production with industry standard tools. Familiarity with professional standards and the aesthetic considerations of video and film production are emphasized. Skills you will acquire include the ability to shoot and edit video, lighting techniques for location and studio productions, and basic scripting for television and film. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment in the broadcast and cable television and video production industry.

Meet Your Advisor

Jennifer Conley
Jennifer Conley
Career Navigator
Sioux City Campus, Admissions
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Transfer to a Four-Year School

If a bachelor's degree is your educational goal, getting a head start on your major has never been easier. You can apply the credits from this associate degree toward a bachelor's degree at a four-year college and university. To make the most of your time and money, tell your advisor about your transfer plans early in the admissions process.

Four-Year College Agreements

Required Classes for Video and Media Production | AAS

SDV 108 The College Experience 1
ELE 101 Industrial Safety 1
CIN 104 Media Production and Equipment 3
CIN 114 Introduction to Editing and Motion Graphics 4
MUS 285 Audio Production & Equipment I 3
MMS 142 Media Literacy OR 3
MMS 101 Mass Media 3
CIN 116 Management and Operations 3
CIN 118 Technical Production in Media 3
CIN 125 Integrated Motion Graphics and Video 2
CIN 126 Video Field Production 3
CIN 161 Video Practicum I 1
COM 723 Workplace Communications 3
CIN 127 Live Video Production 3
CIN 162 Video Practicum II 2
MUS 302 Studio Production in Mass Communication 3
MMS 132 Writing for the Mass Media 3
GRA 140 Digital Imaging 3
SMM 101 Social Media Explored 3
CIN 135 Advanced Motion Graphics and Video 3
CIN 145 Marketing and Advertising for Media 3
CIN 163 Video Practicum III 2
MMS 265 Mass Communications Law 3
PSY 102 Human & Work Relations 3
MAT 772 Applied Math 3
CIN 932 Internship 3

Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Chris Mansfield
Chris Mansfield
Instructional Program Coordinator
Sioux City Campus, Room B210
Michael Jones
Michael Jones
Audio, Video, Broadcasting Instructor
Dr. Michael Rohlena
Dr. Michael Rohlena
Assoc Dean of Instruction for Career & Technical Education
Sioux City Campus, Room B107

Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $13,199.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $13,266.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated student housing and meals: $3,075.00/semester

* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.