Video Specialist - VS21

Offered at the Following Campus

  • High Schools

Program Overview

The Video Specialist Technical Certificate of Credit program is designed for students to learn the fundamental techniques of video production. Students will be trained in pre-production, production, post-production and script writing to create a complete video from start to finish. Students will obtain the essential knowledge to gain employment in an entry-level video production job.

Entrance Requirements

  • Submit a completed application and application fee;
  • Be at least 16 years of age;
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript;
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
  • Present acceptable SAT or ACT scores taken within the last 60 months, or acceptable ACCUPLACER, COMPASS or ASSET scores taken within the last 60 months. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.

Course Overview

Credit Hours
Occupational Courses (17 hours)

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

This course will study the processes, elements, uses, and impacts of mass media, including history development, operation, and cultural effects of books, newspapers, magazines, motion pictures, radio, television, sound recordings, and computer media.

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

An introduction of TV and digital video pre-production planning and the mastering of the essential skill sets necessary before production begins.

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

Introduction to electronic field and remote productions, including single and multiple camera operations. Basic field camera operations, tape to tape editing, editing techniques, single/multiple camera continuity, and scripting are all addressed.

Prereqs: DIMT 1120

Coreqs: DIMT 1130

Introduction to electronic field and remote productions, including single camera operations. Field production and writing in various formats for broadcast.

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

This course focuses on lighting for interior spaces and studio applications with emphasis on special lighting conditions such as reduced, low level key lighting and studio chroma keys utilizing Green and/or Blue Screen technology.


Related Program Options:

Digital Media Technology Degree
Digital Media Technology Diploma



Erin Lee
Amanda Hayes
WIOA Assistant Coordinator
Office: 617A
Phone: (229) 468-2027
Campus: Ben Hill-Irwin Campus, Coffee Campus

Shamonti Mobley
High School Services Specialist
Office: Berrien Hall, Room 310
Phone: (229) 333-2100 ext. 1246
Campus: Valdosta Campus, High Schools