Arts, Letters and Communication

DEC 500.AJ (Media Option)

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Arts and Letters program will allow the student to become familiar with the technologies of communication. Students in this program have an interest in the media, web interactivity and creativity. They want to develop the skills necessary to pursue university studies, including new media and television on the web. Students will get the opportunity to experiment with media production while gaining a more in-depth general culture.

Media communications - Arts, letters and communications DEC TAV College - Students in computer lab

OBJECTIVES

The program will prepare students to:

  • know media, their history, and diversity
  • understand new media, national issues and interactivity
  • develop analysis skills and criticism of media productions
  • learn the techniques, languages and aesthetics of video; learn the procedures for post-production digital video
  • become familiar with animation with a view to integrating video
  • master the expressive processes of production web
  • achieve sound productions, visual and interactive websites, blogs and DVD
  • know the evolution of media creations here and elsewhere.

AN ALTERNATIVE TO A SOCIAL SCIENCE OR COMMERCE DEC

Students considering future university studies in computer science or commerce are offered the option of registering for elective courses in economics, calculus, and linear algebra. By taking these courses in the DEC 500, students satisfy university admission requirements for computer science and commerce programs at Quebec universities.

ADMISSION TO UNIVERSITY

Choosing the Arts and Letters program at TAV college prepares students for University studies in a variety of disciplines. These include communication, journalism, translation, English, foreign languages, international development, education, history, social sciences, teaching, theatre, liberal, arts, and philosophy, to name a few.

SPECIAL FEATURES

The College provides students in the program state of the art computer labs. Each student has an individual workstation with access to study rooms. Video and film studio equipment are provided including digital cameras, microphones, and other relevant material with the most up to date digital editing software. Students take part in the realization of their own digital portfolio and in conferences offered by media professionals. They also participate in events organized by the college such as Video days, Web integration, TAV Arts and Letters Communications Fest and more.

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