About The Program
The Arts and Letters program will allow the student to become familiar with the technologies of communication, to study and practice them. 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.
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 (web sites, blogs and DVD); know the evolution of media creations here and elsewhere.
An Interesting 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 with significant preparation for University studies in a variety of disciplines like communication, journalism, translation, English, foreign languages, international development, education, history, social sciences, teaching, theatre, liberal arts and philosophy, to name a few.
The College provides students in the program state of the art computer labs allowing each stu-dent to have an individual work station, a study room for the realization of individual and team work, Video and film studio equipment provided including digital cameras, microphones, and other relevant material, and the most up to date digital editing software. Students take part in the realization of their own digital portfolio, take part in conferences offered by media professionals and participation in events organized by the college: Video days, Web integration, TAV Arts and Letters Communications Fest.