Digital Cinema



Digital Cinema

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Course Offerings

One unit of credit equals four semester hours.

DC 405 Digital Cinema 
1 credit
This course introduces students to the core step-by-step process of making a short narrative film. Students will learn to turn their ideas into a short screenplay. They will take that screenplay and make a practical production plan around it. They will learn shooting strategies and techniques. Finally they will learn the basics of editing and will assemble their rough elements into a final cut.

DC 406 Screenwriting 
1 credit
This course introduces students to the tools and techniques of crafting a screenplay. Topics include proper formatting, story structure and story elements.

DC 407 Lighting for Cinema 
1 credit
This course introduces students to the tools, terminology and strategies involved with lighting in cinema.

DC 408 Cinematography 
1 credit
This course further explores working with camcorders, knowing what to control and how, gaining knowledge of common technical statistics and controlling the frame for deliberate results.

DC 409 Non-Linear Editing
1 credit
This course further explores non-linear computer editing. Editing basics and advanced tools are explored in depth.

IT 212 Computer Fundamentals and Logic
1 credit
Discusses the basic features of a computer, binary numbers and ASCII codes, and the application of computer logic in the development of algorithms that solve problems in the business world. Also discussed: function-oriented versus object-oriented design.

IT 312 Fundamentals of Networking 
1 credit
Presents a thorough discussion of computer networks and how they function under the direction of a network operating system (NOS). Also covered: the use and installation of NOSs, such as Windows 2000 Server and Linux, and protocols such as TCP/IP and network addressing.

IT 232 Introduction to Programming in Java 
1 credit
The use of Java in performing object-oriented programming (OOP) is discussed, with emphasis on coding algorithms that solve business problems. Also covered: features of the Java language, such as classes, objects, variables, control constructs, etc.

IT 408 Web Design and Development 
1 credit
Discusses how to create a Web site on the Internet or an internetwork, with emphasis on establishing a site in a business environment. Topics include HTML, XML, and JavaScript client-side programming.

IT 422 Client/Server Programming  
1 credit
Discusses Web site development with server side programming, using Active Server Pages or Java Server Pages. Also covered: the creation of static versus dynamic web pages.
Prerequisite: IT 232

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