Media Communication and Production - AA

Agriculture, Business, Computers and Technology

Contact: ANDREW TASH TASHA@HUTCHCC.EDU (620)665-3433
Department Co-Chair: JILLENE CUNNINGHAM (620)665-3479
Department Co-Chair: JANET HAMILTON NEWTON (620)665-3384

For course descriptions and course prerequisites, click on the course name.

Total Credit Hours

This degree requires 64 credit hours.


Course Title Credits
BU206 Ethical-Legal Issues in Cntrct Intllctl Property 3

The course focuses on ethics for creative individuals (artists, journalists, graphic designers, video producers), on the basic foundations of contracts, and finally on the legal landscape of Intellectual Property and its impact on these professional communicators. Special emphasis is placed on landmark United States Supreme Court decisions, as well as important contemporary First Amendment problems and debates.
Pre-Reqs: BU109 Business Communication, or EN107 Business English, or EN100 English Comp IB, or EN101 English Composition IA

EN102 English Composition II 3

Compositions of techniques of persuasive and research writing, and critical reading and writing on selected thematic units.
Pre-Reqs: EN103 English Composition I with a grade of C or higher, or EN101 English Composition IA with a grade of C or higher, or EN100 English Comp IB with a grade of C or higher

MP106 Introduction to Media Technology 3

Acquaintance with the theory, selection and application of production supplies and equipment used in studio and field audio/video productions, the properties of audio/video recording, and the application of federal regulations governing broadcasting. The historical and theoretical background of the industry and opportunities inside and outside broadcast will also be covered.

MP109 Audio Production 3

Introduction to the fundamentals of audio production focusing on the properties of sound, conversion into electronic signals, mixing, blending and the reproduction of audio; emphasizing the application of audio as both a primary and secondary medium to enhance and compliment video.

MP111 Audio/Video Scriptwriting 3

Converting ideas, books,plays, dramas, stories and other properties into effective messages resulting in broadcast scripts for mass audiences; the management of these properties; the legal responsibility of a property manager.

MP112 Studio and Field Production 3

In video production techniques students will hold various roles including director, producer and production crew members while handling talent, blocking scenes, dealing with composition, lighting, staging, sound scripting and sequencing of shots. Site selection, studio and location shots, production breaks, shooting schedules, various modes of production and the importance of individual reliability will also be considered.

MP113 Video Editing and Post-Production I 3

Theory and practical experience within the video/audio editing process for actual clients and various laboratory exercises including both the creative and technical aspects of Non-linear A/V editing; the use digital formats and codecs; initiation and maintenance of a professional project portfolio required.

MP214 Applied Production Logistics 3

The advanced application and design of video production for field locations or studio shoots; opportunities to build on the knowledge learned in MP12 Studio and Field Production via a variety of assigned productions. Students will work extensively on projects where they create or acquire scripts, create primary production documents, scout locations, direct casting, create budgets, plan craft services, coordinate crew call sheets, and guide productions into post-production.
Pre-Reqs: MP112 Studio and Field Production

SH101 Public Speaking 3

Principles and practices of oral communication that will help the student develop skills in communication and acquire an understanding of oral communication as a vital human skill and activity.

English Composition I Option EN100/EN101 3
Course Title Credits
EN100 English Composition IB 3.00

EN100C English Composition IB 3.00

EN101 English Composition IA 3.00

EN101C English Composition IA 3.00

EN103H Honors English Composition I 3.00

Humanities Options 9
Course Title Credits
AR101 Art Appreciation 3.00

AR102 Art History: Modern 3.00

AR103 History of American Art 3.00

AR104 Art History: Paleolithic to Medieval 3.00

AR105 Art History: Renaissance to Modern 3.00

AR106 Art Education 3.00

EN120 Children's Literature 3.00

EN121 World Mythology 3.00

EN201 Introduction to Literature 3.00

EN202 British Literature I 3.00

EN203 British Literature II 3.00

EN204 American Literature I 3.00

EN205 American Literature II 3.00

EN206 Contemporary Literature 3.00

EN207 Introduction to Shakespeare 3.00

EN214 Introduction to Cultural Studies: Fairy Tales 3.00

EN215 Medieval Literature in Contemporary Society 3.00

FR101 Elementary French I 5.00

FR102 Elementary French II 5.00

FR103 Elementary French III 3.00

GR101 Elementary German I 3.00

GR102 Elementary German II 3.00

GR103 Elementary German III 3.00

HI101 American History 1492-1865 3.00

HI102 American History 1865-Present 3.00

HI103 World History to 1600 3.00

HI104 World History since 1600 3.00

HI105 European History 1500-1815 3.00

HI106 European History 1815-Present 3.00

HI110 History of Latin American Civilization 3.00

HI111 A Survey of Russian History 3.00

HI115 History of Ancient Rome 3.00

HI116 History of Medieval Civilization 3.00

HI121 Kansas History 3.00

HI122 Film History of World War II 3.00

HI201 Topics in History 3.00

IT101 Italian I 5.00

IT102 Italian II 5.00

MU101 Music Appreciation 3.00

MU102 Introduction to Music Literature 3.00

MU106 Music Theory I 3.00

MU107 Music Theory II 3.00

MU127 Introduction To Jazz/Jazz Rock 3.00

MU206 Music Theory III 3.00

MU207 Music Theory IV 3.00

MU208 History of Art Music of the Western World 3.00

PL101 Introduction to Philosophy 3.00

PL103 Introductory Logic 3.00

PL104 Ethics 3.00

PL105 Death and Dying 3.00

SP101 Elementary Spanish I 5.00

SP102 Elementary Spanish II 5.00

SP103 Elementary Spanish I 3.00

SP104 Elementary Spanish II 3.00

SP105 Elementary Spanish III 5.00

TH115 Theatre Appreciation 3.00

Laboratory Science Options 4
Course Title Credits
BI101 General Biology 4.00

BI103 Human Anatomy and Physiology 6.00

BI104 Biology I 5.00

BI105 Biology II 5.00

BI112 General Microbiology 4.00

CH101 General Chemistry 5.00

CH105 Chemistry I 5.00

CH106 Chemistry II 5.00

CH108 Principles of Organic and Biochemistry 5.00

CH110H Honors Principles of Chemistry I 5.00

CH111H Honors Principles of Chemistry II 5.00

CH201 Organic Chemistry I 5.00

CH202 Organic Chemistry II 5.00

PY103 Physical Geology 3.00

PY104L Physical Geology Lab 1.00

PY110 Physical Science 5.00

PY112 General Physics I 5.00

PY113 General Physics II 5.00

PY201 Engineering Physics I 5.00

PY202 Engineering Physics II 5.00

Mathematics Options 3
Course Title Credits
MA106 College Algebra 3.00

MA107 Plane Trigonometry 3.00

MA108 Elements of Statistics 3.00

MA109 PreCalculus Mathematics 5.00

MA110 Calculus 3.00

MA111 Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 5.00

MA112H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus I 5.00

MA113 Analytical Geometry and Calculus II 5.00

MA114H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus II 5.00

MA201 Analytical Geometry and Calculus III 5.00

MA202H Honors Analytical Geometry and Calculus III 5.00

Media Communication & Production Electives 10
Course Title Credits
AN101 Digital Animation I 3.00

AN103 Storyboard Techniques 1.00

AN105 Visual Effects and Compositing 3.00

AN202 Digital Animation II 3.00

AN202H Honors Digital Animation II 3.00

AN204 Character Animation 3.00

AR124 Color 3.00

AR134 Introduction to Digital Imagery--Photoshop 3.00

AR135 Advanced Digital Imagery--Photoshop 3.00

AR141 Graphic Design 3.00

AR225 Typography 3.00

BU100 Small Business Accounting 3.00

BU100C Small Business Accounting 3.00

BU109 Business Communications 3.00

BU120 Job Search/Retention 1.00

BU145 Principles of Advertising 3.00

BU202 Marketing 3.00

BU203 Principles of Supervision 3.00

BU204 Advanced Small Business Management 3.00

IS120 Graphics on Microcomputers 3.00

IS135 Essentials of Web Interaction 2.00

IS174 Web Tools & Layout 2.00

IS225 Website Coding 2.00

IS228 Database Structures 3.00-3.00

IS250 Project Management 3.00

IS264 JavaScript 3.00

JL101 Introduction to Mass Communications 3.00

JL102 Reporting I 3.00

JL201 Newspaper Production I 3.00

JL201L Newspaper Production Lab I

JL202 Newspaper Production II 3.00

JL202L Newspaper Production Lab II

JL205 Introduction to Magazine Production 2.00

JL206 Magazine Production and Planning 2.00

JP110 Basic Photography 3.00

JP110L Basic Photography Lab

JP113 Advanced Photography 3.00

JP113L Advanced Photography Lab

JP118 Introduction to Digital Imagery--Photoshop 3.00

JP119 Advanced Digital Imagery--Photoshop 3.00

JP216 Studio Portrait Photography 3.00

JP216L Studio Portrait Photography Lab

MP108 Sports/Live Event Production 3.00

MP212 Video Editing and Post-Production II 3.00

MP213 Advanced Production Techniques 3.00

MP218 Media Special Projects 1.00

MP220 Media Communication and Production Internship I 2.00

MP221 Media Communication and Production Internship II 2.00

TH105 World Cinema 3.00

TH114 Introduction to Theatrical Design 3.00

TH116 Introduction to Acting 3.00

TH117 Scene Design 3.00

TH118 Stagecraft 3.00

TH121 Advanced Acting 3.00

TH122 Voice and Diction 3.00

TH201 Stage/Television Lighting 3.00

TR120 Work Ethics 3.00

TR120C Work Ethics 1.00-3.00

Necessary Skills Options 1
Course Title Credits
AR110 Drawing I 3.00

BU107 Personal Finance 3.00

BU112 Creative Problem Solving Strategies 2.00

BU118 Introduction to Leadership 3.00

BU120 Job Search/Retention 1.00

BU121 Customer Service/Professional Image 3.00

ED105 Success Seminar/College Orientation 1.00

ED105H Honors Success Seminar/College Orientation 1.00

ED110 Career Decision Making 1.00

ED115 College Orientation and Career Exploration 2.00

ED118 Introduction to Leadership 3.00

HE202 Nutrition 3.00

IS103 Microcomputer Literacy 2.00

IS104 Microcomputer Applications 3.00

IS105 Advanced Microcomputer Applications 3.00

IS135 Essentials of Web Interaction 2.00

IS137 Website Ethics and Security 3.00

PE106 First Aid and CPR 2.00

PE122 Rhythms I 2.00

PE123 Rhythms II 2.00

PE124 Aquatic Fitness 1.00

PE126 Conditioning and Fitness Concepts I 1.00

PE127 Conditioning and Fitness Concepts II 1.00

PE130 Beginning Bowling 1.00

PE131 Advanced Bowling 1.00

PE137 Beginning Swimming 1.00

PE138 Intermediate Swimming 1.00

PE140 Badminton/Tennis 1.00

PE141 Volleyball/Slow Pitch Softball 1.00

PE142 Flag Football/Basketball 1.00

PE145 Golf 1.00

PE146 Beginning Horsemanship 1.00

PE148 Karate I 1.00

PE149 Handball and Racquetball 1.00

PE150 Karate II 1.00

PE151 Social Dance-Beginning 1.00

PE152 Social Dance-Advanced 1.00

PE153 Modern Jazz 1.00

PE156 Aerobic Dance 1.00

PE157 Advanced Horsemanship 1.00

PE173 Fitness for Life 1.00

PE185 Introduction to Exercise Science 3.00

PE186 Aerobic Fitness I 1.00

PE187 Aerobic Fitness II 1.00

PE188 Aerobic Fitness III 1.00

PE189 Aerobic Fitness IV 1.00

RE106 Introduction to World Religions 3.00

SH122 Voice and Diction 3.00

SH210 Interpersonal Communication 3.00

SH220 Persuasive Communication 3.00

SH225 Argumentation and Advocacy 3.00

SO103 Stress Management 1.00

SO104 Assertiveness Training 2.00

TH118 Stagecraft 3.00

TH121 Advanced Acting 3.00

TH122 Voice and Diction 3.00

TH123 Theatre Practicum I 1.00

PS100 General Psychology OR SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3
Course Title Credits
PS100 General Psychology 3.00

SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00

Social Science Options 3
Course Title Credits
EC100 Macroeconomics 3.00

EC101 Microeconomics 3.00

GE101 World Geography 3.00

GE110 United States Regional Geography 3.00

GO100 American Government 3.00

GO101 State and Local Government 3.00

GO102 International Relations 3.00

PS100 General Psychology 3.00

PS101 Human Relations 3.00

PS102 Human Growth and Development 3.00

PS201 Psychology of Personality 3.00

PS202 Abnormal Psychology 3.00

SO100 Fundamentals of Sociology 3.00

SO101 Marriage and Family 3.00

SO102 Changing Roles of Women and Men 3.00

SO107 Introduction to Family System Theory 3.00

SO111 Cultural Anthropology 3.00

SO113 Cultural Diversity 3.00

SO119 Addictions and Society 3.00

SO120 Introduction to Addictions Counseling 3.00

SO122 Introduction to Social Work 3.00

SO123 Social Welfare and Society 3.00

SO201 Social Problems 3.00


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