Program Requirements

Students must see an ETEC advisor to select an area of interest--Film, Interactive Digital Media (web development), or Audio Recording/Engineering--and take nine credit hours from that area to meet the ETEC Core Requirement as indicated in the student's applicable catalog.

To receive this degree, the student must:

  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.00 or better in all credit hours to be used towards the degree.
  • Earn a "C" or better in major courses, in ENGL 1013 and 1023, and in all courses that are prerequisites for other courses.
  • Complete the degree coursework listed in the student's catalog of entry.

ETEC Program Outcomes

  • Apply the competencies learned in the classroom to work in the fields of Film, Interactive Digital Media (web development), or Audio Recording/Engineering. Students will be able to enter their chosen field with a working knowledge of and ability to employ the techniques used in their chosen field.
  • Demonstrate ability to use field-specific software and explain the production process of their chosen field to create a work-ready portfolio for application to work in an ETEC-related field.
  • Analyze and articulate the processes out of which entertainment products are created.

Career and Technical Certificates

BRCC’s Entertainment Technologies program now offers three fast-track Career and Technical Certificates (CTC) for those seeking to refresh and reboot their careers with coursework in the latest digital media technologies.

These credentials are perfect for marketing and public relations professionals who would like to enhance their skills sets with expertise in web development and/or digital media content creation. Similarly, these new CTCs can provide small business owners with knowledge fundamental to the production of professional-quality web pages and audiovisual content essential to effectively marketing products online. Even experienced digital content creators benefit from CTC coursework as they refine their skills while engaging with a group of like-minded peers.

The CTCs also prepare BRCC students to enter so-called “new collar” jobs—those that do not require traditional college degrees and stress specialized, skills-based training.

CTC-Web Development

Students pursuing the CTC-Web Development complete three classes that prepare them to develop web pages using HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript. The curriculum also introduces students to basic graphic design skills (Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator) that are indispensable to the creation of dynamic, visually-appealing web pages.

Program of Study:

First semester ETEC 2513: Web Development I
ARTS 2003: Digital Art
Second semester ETEC 2523: Web Development II

CTC-Digital Cinema Production

Students pursuing the CTC-Digital Cinema Production complete three classes that prepare them to engage in all phases of content creation in cinematic digital media, including editing and visual effects production using Adobe Premiere and Adobe AfterEffects.

Program of Study:

First semester ETEC 2213: Digital Film Production I
Second semester ETEC 2223: Digital Film Production II
Third semester ETEC 2233: Digital Post Production

CTC-Music Studio Production

Students pursuing the CTC-Music Studio Production complete three classes that prepare them to record and mix audio tracks in an audio recording studio outfitted with the latest in studio hardware and software, including Avid ProTools.

Program of Study:

First semester ETEC 2053: Introduction to Recording Technology
Second semester ETEC 2303: Audio Engineering
ETEC 2403: Audio for Digital Media