Television has been and continues to be the instant informer, effective teacher, primary persuader, and great entertainer for our society. It has greatly influenced our society in a variety of ways. The video aspect has also influenced our society and is developing rapidly, having already moved from film to videotape to DVD. This major allows students to learn background theory while developing conceptual and technological skills used in the production of programs both inside the studio and on location. There are many opportunities for hands-on learning with courses in multi-camera, field and post-production, and digital applications. With the completion of the major, students participate in a video drama or documentary production capstone project.