CURRICULAR GUIDE

Media Technology
Associate in Applied Science Degree

Curriculum Code: 0184  (Effective Fall 2000 - Summer 2005)

Media Technology is an integrated program that prepares students for
professional careers in audio, radio and television/video.  Audio
professionals work in audio production, audio post-production for video and
sound reinforcement positions, as well as in a variety of audio-related jobs. 
Radio professionals work in radio production, programming, promotion, on-
air/news/sports announcing, and station operations. Television/video
professionals work in producing, directing, technical operations, videography,
and videotape editing in broadcast and non-broadcast settings. Not all courses
in this program transfer to all colleges.  Students planning to transfer
should see an academic advisor or counselor before enrolling in any course.

Students should see the "Course Descriptions" section of this catalog or the
Course Schedule for course prerequisite information.  Basic skills assessment
and advising information may be found on page 8 of this catalog.

General education is an important part of this program and includes a
mathematics competency requirement.  To fulfill the mathematics competency
requirement, students may need to complete specific course work in
mathematics.  For information on how to fulfill all general education
requirements, see page 23.

Contact the Media Technology Program, Technology Learning Center, Room 123,
telephone number (517) 483-1677.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 35 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
CISB 100    Intro Computer Info Systems (See Note 1)                         3
MTEC 110    Intro Broadcast/Elec Media                                       4
MTEC 120    Audio Production I                                               4
MTEC 130    Radio Production I                                               4
MTEC 150    TV Production I                                                  4
MTEC 240    Script/Copywriting for Media                                     3
MTEC 243    Ethics/Social Impact of Media                                    3
MTEC 296    Media Internship (See Note 2)                                    3
SPCH 120    Dynamics of Communication                                        3
WRIT 121    Composition I                                                    4

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                               TOTAL: 27-32 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   General Education Core Areas                             6 Credits
(See the "GENERAL EDUCATION" section above)
            Writing Core Area (See Note 3)                                   0
            Speech Communication Core Area (See Note 3)                      0
            Science/Technology Core Area                                     3
            Global Perspectives and Diversity Core Area                      3
            Mathematics Competency (See page 23 for information on
            how to fulfill this requirement. Course work may be needed.)

CHOICE 2:   Media Specialty (Choose one Subchoice)               17-22 Credits
Subchoice 2A: Audio
MTEC 121    Audio Recording I                                                4
MTEC 122    Sound Reinforcement                                              4
MTEC 220    Audio Production II                                              4
MTEC 221    Audio Recording II                                               4
MTEC 223    Sound Reinforcement Practicum                                    2

Subchoice 2B: Radio
MTEC 230    Radio Production II                                              4
MTEC 231    Radio Programming and Promo                                      3
MTEC 232    Radio Workshop (See Note 4)                                      2
MTEC 241    Radio News Reporting                                             3
MTEC 242    Radio Sales and Marketing                                        3

Subchoice 2C: Video/Television
MTEC 152    Video Production Techniques                                      3
MTEC 153    Video Post-Production Technqs                                    3
MTEC 250    TV Production II                                                 4
MTEC 251    Advanced Field Production                                        4
MTEC 252    Lighting for Television/Video                                    3
MTEC 254    Electronic Presentat Graphics                                    3
MTEC 255    Video Workshop (See Note 5)                                      2

Subchoice 2D: General Media Occupations (See Note 6)

CHOICE 3:   Media-Related (See Note 7)                               4 Credits

            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   62

1.    Students having demonstrated computer proficiency should consult their
      program advisor for alternatives to CISB 100.
2.    Enrollment in MTEC 296 will be limited to Media Technology majors who
      have successfully completed 75% of their MTEC course work.
3.    Students completing "REQUIREMENTS" have fulfilled the requirements for
      this Core area.
4.    MTEC 232 must be taken two times for a total of 4 credits. A Media
      Technology major may not apply more than four credits in MTEC 232 toward
      this degree.
5.    A Media Technology major may not apply more than four credits in MTEC
      255 toward this degree.
6.    Credits must be taken from Subchoices 2A, 2B, 2C, and/or departmentally
      approved MTEC electives or other departmentally approved electives. 
      Students following Subchoice 2D must consult with a Media Technology
      Program Advisor regarding course selection.
7.    Students must select courses with the approval of a Media Program
      advisor. This Choice allows students to select from additional Media
      courses (MTEC prefix) or from other courses that will augment their
      Media training.

Students should see course descriptions to find out when departments plan to
offer courses.  Students who for any reason are unable to follow the course
sequence suggested below (for example, those who are part-time, have
transferred in courses from another school, or have prerequisites to fulfill)
should contact an academic advisor or counselor for help with adjustments.

I                 II                III               IV
MTEC 110          CISB 100          MTEC 240          MTEC 296
MTEC 120          WRIT 121          MTEC 243          SPCH 120
MTEC 130          Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.
MTEC 150          Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.
                  Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.           Lim.Ch.