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Video Production VID.S.STC

Short-term Technical Certificate - 22 Credit Hours

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Design
Effective as of Fall 2022

What is the program about?

This certificate introduces students to the basics of video production, including lighting & cinematography and audio production. Students will learn the design process, appropriate applications and video and audio equipment to create quality videos.

Program Outcomes

  • Develop video with an understanding of the design process, including the principles and elements of design.
  • Discuss the history, fundamentals and basic theories of video production.
  • Demonstrate the use of hardware, including video and audio recording equipment.
  • Develop professional quality digital video and audio using computer-based design applications and tools.

Career Opportunities

There are several positions to fill in the digital video production profession. You could work in television, advertising, or news reporting. You also could apply your skills in education, government, or business industries. Within these settings, you could hold entry-level positions in a variety of positions, such as a video editor, camera operator, audio editor, or live stream operator. As well, there are freelance opportunities.


This courses could transfer to those schools we have articulation agreements: Columbus College of Art and Design, Wright State University (Lake Campus), Franklin University, and Art Academy of Cincinnati.


Course Title Credits
VIS 1100 Design Foundations 4
VIS 1140 Design Processes 4
VIS 1410 History & Theory of Video Production 3
VIS 1420 Video Production 4
VIS 1430 Lighting & Cinematography 4
VIS 1440 Audio Production 3
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Program Accreditation Information

Sinclair Community College has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design since 2002.

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.