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Audiovisual Communications Technologies is a degree category that consists of the following common degrees:

  • Broadcast Technology

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    Broadcast Technology

    Degree programs in broadcast technology prepare students to work as broadcast technicians, also known as broadcast engineers. These are the professionals who install, set up, test, operate, and repair electronic equipment used to record and transmit live and taped radio and television programs and to produce audio and video streaming broadcasts for the Internet.

    Topics covered in a broadcast technology curriculum include standard and high definition television, digital and analog audio and video standards, cameras and special effect generators, microphones and mixing consoles, radio frequency transmitters for AM and FM radio and television, system and component troubleshooting, use and application of broadcast instrumentation, and computer hardware and networking.

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  • Film and Photographic Technology

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    $63k

    Film and Photographic Technology

    Film and photographic technologists or technicians set up and operate camera and lighting equipment and manage camera to computer transfers of data.

    Coursework in the discipline includes operation of digital cameras and light meters; camera shots and angles; creating moods with lighting and color; image manipulation and retouching; editing and post-production; video and sound synchronization; and computers and software in the profession. In short, programs in film and photographic technology teach students the technical aspects of the art of visual storytelling.

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  • Sound Engineering

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    Sound Engineering

    Sound engineers, also known as audio engineers, are part technician, part artist. They are the masters of clarity and quality behind recordings and live performances. They are crucial to many fields in the entertainment, broadcasting, and live event sectors.

    Degree programs in sound engineering teach students the fundamentals of sound design – recording, mixing, reproducing, and manipulating the equalization and electronic effects of sound.

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