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.

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Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $12,864.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $12,931.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated housing and meals: $3,825.00/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.

Transfer Agreements

Western Iowa Tech Community College has articulation agreements with many four-year colleges and universities in the region. Most or all of this degree is accepted by the four-year schools listed below, which means you can continue your education and earn a bachelor's degree. Admissions criteria vary slightly for each school. It is important to talk to your admissions advisor right away to select transferrable classes.

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

Entrance Requirements

Submit your official high school/college transcripts to

Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Chris Mansfield
Instructional Program Coordinator
712.274.8733 Ext. 2315
Sioux City Campus, Room B210
Michael Jones
Audio, Video, Broadcasting Instructor
712.274.8733 Ext. 2751
Dr. Michael Rohlena
Assoc Dean of Instruction for Career & Technical Education
712.274.8733 Ext. 3217
Sioux City Campus, Room B107