CURRICULAR GUIDE

Media Technology
Certificate of Achievement

Curriculum Code: 0967  (Effective Fall 2002 - Summer 2007)

This program consists of practical, hands-on courses that provide students with
the necessary technical knowledge and skills needed for an entry-level position
in the media technology industry.  The certificate provides students wishing to
enter the media industry a fast-track route toward that goal.  Students wishing
to continue toward the Media Technology Associate in Applied Science Degree will
find that all courses from this option will apply.
Students should see Course Descriptions or Course Offerings for course
prerequisite information.  See the Assessment and Placement Testing section for
skills assessment and advising information.

Contact the Visual Arts and Media Department, Academic and Office Facility, Room
208, telephone number (517) 483-1574.

REQUIREMENTS                                                 TOTAL: 16 CREDITS
CODE        TITLE                                                 CREDIT HOURS
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

LIMITED CHOICE REQUIREMENTS                               TOTAL: 22-24 CREDITS
Complete the indicated number of credits from each CHOICE listed below.

CHOICE 1:   Media Technology (Choose one subchoice)              22-24 Credits
Subchoice 1A:  Audio/Radio
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 (See Note 1)                       2
MTEC 230    Radio Production II                                              4
MTEC 232    Radio Workshop (See Note 2)                                      2

Subchoice 1B:  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 3)                                      2

Subchoice 1C:  General Media Occupations (See Note 4)                         
            MINIMUM TOTAL                                                   38

1.    MTEC 223 must be taken once toward the requirements of Subchoice 1A and
      may be repeated an additional time for credit toward this certificate.
2.    A Media Technology major may not apply more than four credits in MTEC 232
      toward this certificate.
3.    A Media Technology major may not apply more than four credits in MTEC 255
      toward this certificate.
4.    Credits must be taken from Subchoices 1A or 1B and/or departmentally
      approved MTEC electives or other departmentally approved electives. 
      Students following Subchoice 1C must consult with a Media Technology
      Program Advisor regarding course selection.

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
MTEC 110          Lim. Ch.          Lim. Ch.
MTEC 120          Lim. Ch.          Lim. Ch.
MTEC 130          Lim. Ch.          Lim. Ch.
MTEC 150          Lim. Ch.