Interactive Design Video Production

Interactive Design Video Production



The Video Production Specialist will perform an ever-changing variety of tasks from writing scripts, shooting video and lighting, to digital non-linear editing. This person must have an understanding and ability to work with the latest technologies. Computers are a common tool and the Video Specialist must not only be creative, but have a technical grasp of new and evolving hardware and software applications as they relate to video.

Program Title:
Interactive Design Video Production

Award Type:
Associate in Applied Science Degree

Credits: Total Associate in Applied Science Degree Credits 72
Award Outcomes:
  • Produce media solutions for clients.
  • Analyze end-user needs.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with industry-standard media production hardware and software.
  • Demonstrate production workflows.
  • Develop creative solutions with visual and audio techniques.
  • Understand roles and function as a part of a production team.
  • Develop positive and accurate written communications.
  • Apply legal and ethical principles to personal, social, and professional behaviors.

Career Opportunities:
A Video Production Specialist has the potential for finding employment in the following areas: video production and animation houses, multimedia, CD and web development companies, law firms, training departments in large and mid-size corporations, hospitals, television broadcast and cable stations. Related positions can also be found in sales as account executives for production companies or equipment rental suppliers/vendors.

Choose Total Associate in Applied Science Degree Credits 72 credits from the following areas:
Technical Studies Required: 50 Credits
MMVP1500 Concepts of Interactive Media 3
MMVP1505 Introduction to Visual Communications 3
MMVP1511 Production Planning 4
MMVP1562 Audio for Media 3
MMVP1600 Introduction to Video Production 4
MMVP1605 Videography and Directing 4
MMVP1700 DSLR Video Production 3
MMVP2001 Advanced Lighting 3
MMVP2550 Video Field Production 3
MMVP2560 After Effects 3
MMVP2600 Digital Post Production 4
MMVP2605 Corporate Video Production 4
MMVP2610 Avid Non-Linear Editing 3
MMVP2641 Portfolio Production 3
MGDP1230 Photoshop 3
Technical Studies Electives: 7 Credits

Choose 7 elective credits from Graphic Design (MGDP) -or- Interactive Design Video Production (MMVP) that are not required for this award. Three (3) credits must come from the Interactive Design Video Production (MMVP) area. Recommended:
MMVP2630 Advanced Production Lab 1-8
MMVP2650 Interactive Design Video Production Internship 1-8
General Education Required: 15 Credits
COMM2130 Public Speaking 3

Choose 6 Credits from MnTC Goal Area 2 6

Choose 3 Credits from MnTC Goal Areas 3 -10 3

Choose one of the following:
ENGL2121 Writing and Research 4
ENGL2125 Technical Writing 3
ENGL2130 Introduction to Creative Writing 3
General Education Electives: 0 Credits