Television Producing

Courses

200 Level

  • TELE 202 Survey of Television
     

    TELE 202

    Survey of Television
    This course introduces students to the development of television and its influence as a powerful, one-on-one medium. Students learn how television has combined the elements of film, radio and live performance into a dynamic and evolving form of global communication. The course prepares students for entry into the nonlinear world of television production by examining the transitional stages of television and through the production of relevant media exercises. Prerequisite(s):
  • TELE 205 Television Field Production
     

    TELE 205

    Television Field Production
    This course explores the many challenges in the process of preparation for the field production shoot. Students learn preproduction and production skills that help them identify and problem-solve common production obstacles. Students working on projects in the field obtain the knowledge and the experience necessary to deliver programming to clients. Prerequisite(s): BREN 200 or TELE 202, FILM 101.
  • TELE 210 Television Studio Production
     

    TELE 210

    Television Studio Production
    This course simulates an actual multi-camera studio production environment with students rotating crew positions in order to experience the requirements of each job, such as director, technical director, camera operator, etc. under actual working conditions. Students produce live and pre-taped programs in the studio utilizing a studio audience when appropriate. Prerequisite(s): BREN 200 or TELE 202, FILM 101.
  • TELE 250 Live Event Production
     

    TELE 250

    Live Event Production
    Students examine the challenges inherent to live event production. These venues include news, sports events, debates, awards ceremonies, concerts and town-hall meetings. As part of the course curriculum, students prepare and produce actual and staged events that help develop viable production skills. Prerequisite(s): TELE 205, TELE 210.

300 Level

  • TELE 300 Line Producing
     

    TELE 300

    Line Producing
    The line producer is involved in both the creative and technical decisions of television programming, in both studio and field programs. Students in this course gain knowledge in all areas that are encountered in real world situations, including scheduling, budgeting, logistical and managerial skills, as well as determining content as it is applied to television production. Prerequisite(s): TELE 205.
  • TELE 303 Segment Producing
     

    TELE 303

    Segment Producing
    This course exposes students to a multimedia environment requiring complex decision making under tight deadlines.  Students explore the process of producing short segments for tabloid-style programming through a series of simulated exercises and studio assignments involving producing content for overnight deadlines, on-location work and live event coverage. Prerequisite(s): TELE 205 or TELE 210.
  • TELE 350 Television Postproduction
     

    TELE 350

    Television Postproduction
    This course emphasizes both the technical and theoretical aspects of editing various television formats, such as sporting events, news features, promos and entertainment programming. The needs and audience expectations for each are analyzed and demonstrated along with delivery requirements of the client. Students produce various editing projects in both field and studio contexts. Prerequisite(s): (BREN 205, SNDS 201, TELE 205) or TELE 250.
  • TELE 360 Business of Television
     

    TELE 360

    Business of Television
    This course is a study of the business of television. Students receive a macro look at the network and cable television industries and investigate the various players in the business, including networks, producers, agents and advertisers. Students gain a network's perspective on the creation, selling, financing and management of television programs. Prerequisite(s): MOME 206 or TELE 205.

400 Level

  • TELE 401 Producing New Media for Advanced Television
     

    TELE 401

    Producing New Media for Advanced Television
    This course exposes students to advanced television production techniques, new media distribution channels, the importance of asset management and the production of intellectual properties. The course combines workshops, research and insightful exposure to successful media productions using personal interaction with a group of professional mentors.  Hands-on projects are conducted during classes to help students develop nonlinear strategies for their television producing major. Prerequisite(s): BREN 200 or TELE 202, TELE 205.
  • TELE 450 Field Internship I
     

    TELE 450

    Field Internship I
    The field internship provides students with professional, hands-on experiences in a working, active television production environment. This television station environment includes production of daily news programs, public affairs programs, promotional interstitials, commercials, and other locally-produced programs both live and pre-recorded. Prerequisite(s): TELE 205, 60 credit hours, 2.5 overall GPA.
  • TELE 451 Field Internship II
     

    TELE 451

    Field Internship II
    The field internship provides students with professional, hands-on experiences in a working, active television production environment. This television station environment includes production of daily news programs, public affairs programs, promotional interstitials, commercials, and other locally-produced programs both live and pre-recorded. Prerequisite(s): TELE 205, 60 credit hours, 2.5 overall GPA.
  • TELE 452 Field Internship III
     

    TELE 452

    Field Internship III
    The field internship provides students with professional, hands-on experiences in a working, active television production environment. This television station environment includes production of daily news programs, public affairs programs, promotional interstitials, commercials, and other locally-produced programs both live and pre-recorded. Prerequisite(s): TELE 205, 60 credit hours, 2.5 overall GPA.
  • TELE 453 Field Internship IV
     

    TELE 453

    Field Internship IV
    The field internship provides students with professional, hands-on experiences in a working, active television production environment. This television station environment includes production of daily news programs, public affairs programs, promotional interstitials, commercials, and other locally-produced programs both live and pre-recorded. Prerequisite(s): TELE 205, 60 credit hours, 2.5 overall GPA.
  • TELE 495 Special Topics in Television Producing
     

    TELE 495

    Special Topics in Television Producing
    The topic of this course varies from quarter to quarter. Each seminar focuses on various issues in the field of television producing and offers the student an opportunity to pursue individual research projects related to the subject of the course. Prerequisite(s): Vary according to topic.