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Broadcasting - Television

Broadcasting - Television

Program Code:RTVT
Campus:Seneca@York
Duration:4 Semesters (2 Years)
Offered:Fall
Winter
Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma

Program Description

Broadcasting - Television provides you with professional training in video and television production, preparing you for a rewarding career. Learn all of the production skills from concept to audio and video production necessary to produce creative and engaging videos.

You are best suited for this program if you are interested in video production for TV stations, production companies and post–production companies.

Field Placement

This program includes a valuable field placement that allows you to put your studies to practice in a professional broadcast setting. You'll be required to complete 100 hours of field placement before graduating from the program.

Joint Program with York University

Program Code: RTYT

Seneca College and York University offer a joint program which allows students to earn a Seneca diploma in Broadcasting – Television and a York University Bachelor of Arts degree. This program is for students who have completed two years of a B.A. program or three years of an honours B.A. program at York University. Information on the joint program may be obtained from the Advising Centre, Faculty of Arts, York University or from the Admissions Office, Seneca College.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with:
    • Grade 12 English: ENG4(U) or ENG4(C)
  • OR Mature Student Status (age 19 or older) with required course(s), their equivalent(s), or appropriate Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate program credits (see Academic Upgrading).

Additional Requirements:

  • Online applicant profile and writing sample
  • Optional: 2 – 3 portfolio pieces

Details of how to complete and submit your applicant profile and your writing sample will be mailed shortly after we receive your application. Although not required for admission, you may prepare and submit two or three portfolio pieces such as photographs, written work, videos, audio or blogs with your profile.

Fees

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Your Career

Launch your career in video and TV production. The four-semester Broadcasting - Television (RTVT) program prepares you for a career in video production that includes television, cable, internet, commercial, industrial and educational production. With this diploma, you'll find exciting opportunities to work as a television or video producer, programmer, production co-ordinator, production manager, camera operator, editor, technical director or post- production audio mixer.

Many private and public organizations, as well as government agencies, have in-house audio and video production departments staffed by our graduates.

You may also find employment in video production and post-production companies, audio visual departments of corporations, school boards, fire and police departments or government.

Affiliations/Associations

  • Broadcast Educators Association of Canada (BEAC)
  • Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB)
  • Ontario Association of Broadcasters (OAB)
  • Corporate Television Association
  • Radio and Television News Directors Association (RTNDA)
  • Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers (SMPTE)

Transfer Credit/Pathways

The Degree and Credit Transfer Office provides a number of services for students continuing their education at Seneca, and for graduating students considering degree transfer options.

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at various post-secondary institutions. Please refer to the Degree Transfer Guide for more information.

Transfer Credit may be granted for courses deemed equivalent to courses at Seneca that have been completed at recognized postsecondary institutions. Additional information is available online.

Important Academic Dates

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Courses

Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.

Also see: English and General Education requirements.

2017/2018 Academic Year

Semester 1
EAC150 College English
RTV102 Media Studies
RTV110 Introduction to Camera and Editing
RTV116 Audio Production I
RTV120 Introduction to Editing
RTV141 Media Writing
SCA361 Television Production I
 
Semester 2
RTV117 Audio Production II
RTV142 Scripting for Visual Media
RTV172 New Media II
RTV209 Field Camera and Lighting
RTV220 Video Editing
SCA362 Video Production II
SCA971 Production Planning
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 3
RTV118 Audio Production III
RTV300 Electronic Field Production and Post Production I
RTV347 Computer Graphics for Television I
RTV500 Advanced Television and Video Lighting
SCA363 Television Production III
SCA972 Production Management
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 4
RTV410 Radio IV: Production
RTV441 Business and Marketing for Media
RTV451 Entrepreneurship and Career Development
plus: Professional Option Course
plus: General Education Course
 
Professional Options
RTV540 NEW
RTV551 NEW
RTV570 NEW
RTV570 NEW
RTV600 High Definition Videography

2016/2017 Academic Year

Fall 2016

Semester 1
EAC150 College English
RTV100 Visual Skills I
RTV101 Introduction to Broadcasting
RTV116 Audio Production I
RTV141 Media Writing
RTV180 Introduction to Photography and New Media
SCA361 Television Production I
 
Semester 2
RTV117 Audio Production II
RTV142 Scripting for Visual Media
RTV172 New Media II
RTV209 Field Camera and Lighting
RTV220 Video Editing
SCA362 Video Production II
SCA971 Production Planning
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 3
RTV118 Audio Production III
RTV300 Electronic Field Production and Post Production I
RTV347 Computer Graphics for Television I
RTV500 Advanced Television and Video Lighting
SCA363 Television Production III
SCA972 Production Management
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 4
RTV410 Radio IV: Production
RTV441 Business and Marketing for Media
RTV451 Entrepreneurship and Career Development
plus: Professional Option Course
plus: General Education Course
 
Professional Options
RTV143 Advanced Media Writing
RTV270 Improvisation Skills
RTV325 Sales and Marketing
RTV328 Television: Sales, Marketing, and Management
RTV600 High Definition Videography

Winter & Summer 2017

Semester 1
EAC150 College English
RTV102 Media Studies
RTV110 Introduction to Camera and Editing
RTV116 Audio Production I
RTV120 Introduction to Editing
RTV141 Media Writing
SCA361 Television Production I
 
Semester 2
RTV117 Audio Production II
RTV142 Scripting for Visual Media
RTV172 New Media II
RTV209 Field Camera and Lighting
RTV220 Video Editing
SCA362 Video Production II
SCA971 Production Planning
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 3
RTV118 Audio Production III
RTV300 Electronic Field Production and Post Production I
RTV347 Computer Graphics for Television I
RTV500 Advanced Television and Video Lighting
SCA363 Television Production III
SCA972 Production Management
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 4
RTV410 Radio IV: Production
RTV441 Business and Marketing for Media
RTV451 Entrepreneurship and Career Development
plus: Professional Option Course
plus: General Education Course
 
Professional Options
RTV540 NEW
RTV551 NEW
RTV570 NEW
RTV570 NEW
RTV600 High Definition Videography

2015/2016 Academic Year

Semester 1
EAC150 College English
RTV100 Visual Skills I
RTV101 Introduction to Broadcasting
RTV116 Audio Production I
RTV141 Media Writing
RTV180 Introduction to Photography and New Media
SCA361 Television Production I
 
Semester 2
PSY204* Perception and Communication
RTV117 Audio Production II
RTV142 Scripting for Visual Media
RTV172 New Media II
RTV230 Visual Skills for Broadcast Television
SCA362 Video Production II
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 3
RTV118 Audio Production III
RTV300 Electronic Field Production and Post Production I
RTV347 Computer Graphics for Television I
RTV500 Advanced Television and Video Lighting
SCA363 Television Production III
SCA971 Production Planning
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 4
RTV119 Audio Production IV
RTV400 Electronic Field Production and Post Production II
RTV447 Computer Graphics for Television II
SCA364 Television Production IV
plus: Professional Option Course
plus: General Education Course
 
Professional Options
RTV143 Advanced Media Writing
RTV270 Improvisation Skills
RTV325 Sales and Marketing
RTV328 Television: Sales, Marketing, and Management
RTV600 High Definition Videography
 
* This course will not fulfill a General Education requirement.

Contact Us

Admissions Advisors:
Domestic Admissions Advisor: Angela Li
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22036
Angela.Li@senecacollege.ca
International Admissions Advisor: International Admissions
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22364
InternationalAdmissions@senecacollege.ca
Registration & Records Advisor:
  Tina Tuzi
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 33001
Tina.Tuzi@senecacollege.ca
Program Contacts:
Student Advisor: Jim Craig
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 33180
Jim.Craig@senecacollege.ca
Program Coordinator: Ted Ambrose
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 33298
Ted.Ambrose@senecacollege.ca
Program Chair: Michelle Grimes
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 33440
Michelle.Grimes@senecacollege.ca
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