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Media Arts Production Certificate

The Media Arts Production certificate program introduces you to the multifaceted world of media production. You will learn how to take creative ideas and transform them into a variety of media formats. You will acquire knowledge and develop skills in operating and maintaining media production equipment, media aesthetics and preparing materials for a variety of communication situations. You will also learn how to produce full media programs. Your studies will focus on audio recording and production, presentation software and equipment, script writing, design principles, formatting, manipulating and editing graphics, video production and editing, electronic publishing, still imaging and oral, written and electronic communication skills. A hands-on, practical approach will help you become a dynamic, self-motivated, professional media arts production specialist.

Selected courses for this program are available through distance learning. The program is available full-time at SIAST Woodland Campus in Prince Albert. For complete program information, check the program page.

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) and transfer credit may be options for receiving credit. For further information see the PLAR candidate guide (pdf) or the transfer credit page.

Design Principles (DSGN 101)

You will study basic design theory in the context of visual communications. You will learn about design tools and materials, and design processes including critiques and drawing. Using the formal elements of design, you will develop practical design skills. A basic understanding of computer terminology and operations is necessary for successful course completion.

Equivalent course(s): Advanced Page Assembly (GRPH 260), Digital Prepress Design (GAP 340)

Additional costs: Art supplies
CRNStart DateFeeLocation
CRN: 201403-54January 12, 2015 - April 25, 2015
Registration Deadline: January 19, 2015
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Electronic Communication (CNET 140)

You will access the internet, search for files on the World Wide Web, use internet services such as e-mail and download files. You will explore different options and set preferences within each of these applications.

CRNStart DateFeeLocation
CRN: 201403-691January 12, 2015 - March 21, 2015
Registration Deadline: January 19, 2015
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SIAST is Saskatchewan's primary public institution for post-secondary technical education and skills training. A member of Polytechnics Canada, SIAST's programs range from certificates to degrees. The institution serves 26,000 distinct students through campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon, and through extensive distance education opportunities.