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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

NOCTI and Nocti Business Solutions (NBS) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Television Production (3527) formerly Television Production (3427)

Course Category: 
NOCTI and NBS proctored test centers throughout the United States.
September 2013 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Students will be able to: demonstrate safe handling of lighting instruments; apply fundamentals of ladder safety; apply fundamentals of tool safety and fire safety principles; identify appropriate personal safety principles; identify various career paths in the TV Production field; define target audience, including demographics and ratings; explain concept development and storyboarding; identify various script formats; discuss copyrights, ethics, and industry legalities; describe various communication models; select talent appropriate to production requirements; design and construct sets and lighting; prepare graphics appropriate to production; set up and operate various lighting schemes; set up and produce a studio production and a remote production; collect, set up, and maintain props, set dressings, and scenery; produce and direct a production; select appropriate music for production; perform on-camera production skills; identify and select appropriate make-up and costumes; describe parts of cameras and camera accessories; describe skills involved in camera operations; demonstrate appropriate framing of still and moving images; properly adjust cameras; outline satellites and microwaves; correctly identify and operate various recording systems; identify and operate various audio devices in a recording environment; identify various cable connectors; operate switchers/special effects generators; describe proper editing techniques; state the purpose of control tracks and timecode; identify and describe analog and digital video signals; describe procedures for preparing production for distribution; edit still imagery appropriate for production; describe and apply motion graphics and video compositing; evaluate the finished product with the client/audience; and identify and describe essential computer hardware for video production.  Performance Component: Create and Script Video (31%), Shot Composition (41%), and Edit Shots with Interview (28%).


NOCTI and NBS exams assess individuals' end-of-program knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format. In addition, some programs administer a NOCTI/NBS performance component test to assess application of skills.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Television Production or Communications (5/12) (12/16 revalidation) (12/21 revalidation).. NOTE: An additional 1-2 credits may be awarded based on successful completion of the Performance Component when given in conjunction with the written proficiency examination.