Dec 05, 2023  
2023-24 Gaston College Catalog and Student Handbook 
2023-24 Gaston College Catalog and Student Handbook

Audio and Video Production Technology, A.A.S. (A30120)

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Students enrolled in the Audio and Video Production Technology curriculum will develop professional skills in audio, video, and related applications.

Training will emphasize speech, writing, production planning, postproduction, and distribution. Students will also study the evolution of media, revenue models, entrepreneurial opportunities, and governmental regulations. Hands-on training, troubleshooting, collaboration, and time management skills are essential to the instructional process.

Upon successful completion, students are prepared to obtain audio and/or video-related employment.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates will:

  1. Apply proper operation and care for broadcast equipment including:
  • Audio console
  • Microphones
  • Digital Audio Editing
  • Studio and field video cameras/camcorders
  • Video Editing 
  1. Employ professional speech techniques including proper articulation, pronunciation, rate, pitch, breathing, inflection, projection, phrasing, and connecting with the audience.
  2. Formulate standard script writing techniques and formats for radio, television, internet/new media for news, entertainment, and advertising messages.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to complete an audio or video project from pre-production to post-production according to industry standards.

Course Selection Information

Students, to help you progress in your degree program, take prerequisite courses along with English and Math early in your academic career. This will align you for greater success in completing your program of study. Click on the courses listed below to ensure you are aware of prerequisites. The order shown below under the student program priorities is a guide.

Student Program Priorities

BPT 140, BPT 131, BPT 231 



Total Program Hours: 68

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