Entertainment Technology

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Entertainment Technologies/Video & Digital Media Production (AAS.ETV)

Studio PhotoThe Entertainment Technology program provides students with a solid foundation in the knowledge and skills needed for entry into the fields of video, cinema, television and radio, and entertainment, or to transfer to a baccalaureate program. The curriculum integrates a wide range of pre-production, production, and post-production experiences with insights offered by media aesthetics, theory, and analysis.

Our Entertainment Technology students are skilled in the leading digital post-production software, techniques, skills and knowledge to create professional video and film productions for various methods of distribution. Students receive hands-on training on lighting, video equipment, and instruction from professionals with real-world video industry experience and practical training in an engaging learning environment. On-location filming and studio production are required for some courses in this curriculum. Students are encouraged to develop artistic appreciation, creativity, and imagination in their work. 

Virtua Studio Photo Viruta Studio Photo

The partnership between Virtua and Rowan College at Burlington County extends beyond healthcare education. RCBC entertainment technology students are gaining hands-on experience in Virtua’s state-of-the-art recording studio located in Marlton.

In Virtua’s studio, students have access to the latest equipment and a modern production environment. The Virtua recording studio has LED lighting, soundproofing, a flexible set design, green screen, robotic cameras, teleprompters and much more.

Graduates of this program should be able to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the operation of video cameras, lighting equipment for location and studio production, audio for digital video production, and digital video editing hardware and software.
  • Evaluate technical and aesthetic qualities of digital video productions in the context of historical and contemporary trends.
  • Employ current business practices as applied to all aspects of the field of digital video production.
  • Produce “content” both in studio and field settings, such as television programs, videos used for broadcast, cable, web streaming, interactive multimedia projects, entertainment productions, and a wide variety of applications used within public and private institutions.
General Education Courses Credits
  Written & Oral Communications 6
  Mathematics 3
  Natural Science 4
  Social Science 3
  Arts & Humanities 3
  Additional Education Requirements
(Required - Any diversity course listed in the Catalog)
  Total 22
*See General Education Requirements on in the College Catalog.
Program Course Credits
ETC 101 Introduction to Entertainment, Mass Media and Society 3
ETC 105 Entertainment Law 3
COM 120 Radio Production 3
ETC 222 Entertainment Tech Field Experience 3
Total   12
Specialized Courses
ETV 101 TV Production (Studio Production) 4
ETV 102 TV Production (Field Production) 4
ETV 105 Editing 3
  Total 11
Electives may also be taken from the other Entertainment Technology Specialized Courses
  Total Requirements for Degree 60

2+2 Rowan University Path

The RCBC Entertainment Technologies Video & Digital Media Production department has a *2+2 articulation with Rowan University to offer a Bachelor of Arts degree in Radio, Television and Film.  An RCBC student who takes advantage of the 2+2 articulation will be able to obtain both an A.A.S. Entertainment Technologies Video & Digital Media Production from Rowan College at Burlington County and a B.A. in Radio, Television & Film from Rowan University’s Glassboro Campus.

*Please see RCBC 2+2 Major Map for this option.

Video & Digital Media Careers

  • Broadcast or Production Engineers
  • Directors
  • Producers and Assistant Producers
  • Video Editors/Special Effects
  • Cinematographers/Videographers
  • Documentary or Independent Filmmakers
  • Entrepreneurs or Freelance Businesspersons
  • Electronic News Gathering Specialists
  • Marketing and Advertising Agencies
  • Online Content Creator