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Specialization in Multi-Camera Video Production (Bachelor of Arts in Media) (MDAS24)The Media School

Students on Summer 2019, Fall 2019, or Spring 2020 requirements.

Specialization requirements

The specialization requires at least 9 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.

  1. Multi-Camera Video Production. Three (3) courses from the following:
    • P: A grade of C- or higher in MSCH-J 343. Advanced, accelerated emphasis on enterprising and executing broadcast stories of local and regional relevance. Report, shoot and edit news packages for use in weekly news broadcasts. News judgment, fairness, accuracy and technical skills are emphasized. Introduction to news producing and to creating social media relative to broadcast news. Credit given for only one of JOUR-J 353, JOUR-J 384, or MSCH-J 353. (3 credit hours.)
    • P: At least sophomore standing; and a grade of C- or higher in MSCH-C 226; or consent of instructor. Hands-on experiences in reporting, editing and presenting stories in images, sound and spoken word. Goes beyond basic skills with advanced cameras and software. Create projects including Podcast, Audio slideshow, web video, and Portfolio website to display projects. Credit given for only one of JOUR-J 362 or MSCH-J 362. (3 credit hours.)
    • P: A grade of C- or higher in MSCH-H 353. Advanced writing, reporting and editing techniques. Producing television news stories and programs in field and studio environments with emphasis on conventional and innovative broadcast story forms. Practice in presentation skills and social media as applied to broadcast news stories with local and regional significance. Students produce a weekly news broadcast. Credit given for only one of JOUR-J 385 or MSCH-J 385. (3 credit hours.)
    • P: A grade of C- or higher in MSCH-C 223 or TEL-T 206; and in MSCH-C 228 or TEL-T 283; and consent of instructor. Lab fee required. Intermediate, hands-on production course that teaches TV studio production. Students will gain technical proficiency within the TV studio environment and learn directing and other high-level communication skills required to produce multi-camera studio projects. Credit given for only one of MSCH-P 356 or TEL-T 356. (3 credit hours.)
    • P: A grade of C- or higher in MSCH-C 223 or TEL-T 206; and in MSCH-C 228, MSCH-G 320, TEL-T 283, or TEL-T 284; and in two 300-level production courses; and consent of instructor. A capstone course for those in production sequence. Students plan, direct, and produce programs or program segments that may air on WTIU, Indiana University's public television station. May be repeated with different topics in MSCH-P 436 and TEL-T 436. (1–3 credit hours.)
    • P: A grade of C- or higher in MSCH-C 207; or consent of instructor. Seminar exploring issues in televised sports in support of and in conflict with other cultural icons in society, business, and education. Includes writing on the ways sports, as program content, influences the television industry and on the ways television influences college and professional sports. Credit given for only one of MSCH-S 445 or TEL-T 445. (3 credit hours.)
    • Three (3) credit hours from the following:
      • P: At least junior standing; at least 12 credit hours completed in the school; and application for internship credit approved by the school. Application is available on the Media School website. Faculty-supervised work in a media field related to student's academic interests. Credits based on at least 45 work hours per credit hour with a maximum of 6 credit hours applied toward the B.A. in Media or the B.S. in Game Design. Student must write a critical analysis paper and be evaluated by a workplace supervisor. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours in CMCL-C 382, MSCH-I 382, MSCH-I 497, MSCH-X 472, or TEL-T 497. (1–3 credit hours.)
      • P: Application for internship credit approved by the school. Application is available on the Media School website. Students secure an internship and enroll for one, two or three credit hours, based on at least 120 work hours per credit hour with a maximum of three credit hours applied toward the B.A.J. Student must write a critical analysis paper and be evaluated by a workplace supervisor. May be repeated for a maximum of 3 credit hours in JOUR-J 492, MSCH-I 492, and MSCH-X 474. S/F grading. (1–3 credit hours.)
      • P: A grade of C- or higher in MSCH-C 228; and consent of instructor. With close supervision by WTIU station or production management, student is responsible for pre-production planning, production coordination and execution, postproduction, critical and audience evaluation of programs for broadcast. Develop professional working relationships and portfolio. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours in MSCH-P 437, MSCH-X 476, and TEL-T 437. (1–3 credit hours.)
  2. GPA, Minimum Grade, and Other Requirements. Each of the following:
    1. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the specialization.
    2. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the specialization—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.
    3. Exceptions to specialization requirements may be made with the approval of the department's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.