UTC offers three (3) highly specialized computer technologies. Check out all three to see which one suits you!
Commercial Video Communication
In front of a camera or behind the scenes, how about just having the knowledge of how everything works in video production. This is an extremely challenging course that will take you through the world of video production and marketing. Working as members of production teams, students utilize industry standard equipment and software to prepare projects that exhibit their mastery of skills, such as: camera techniques, shots, movements, sound recordings, studio development, story board creation and script writing, complex media editing, plus theories of target marketing and advertising. When you have finished the course, your portfolio will include informational videos, public service announcements, commercials, documentaries, and music videos.
The self-paced course covers 4 main areas of study that each incoming student decides upon an stays with throughout 1 full year. All students will be collaborating with other students in class throughout the year and be exposed to all fields of study through shared projects.
Robotics Engineering Technology
Would you like to operate a robot that may be located anywhere in the world? How about operating a robot from your home computer, that is somewhere else in the State of Maine? This program will train you in the basics of computer repair and maintenance, electronics and robotics and automation engineering. Students will design and build specific purpose robots and automation equipment. The curriculum includes general computer installation and service, diagnostics and trouble shooting, network installation and operations, Basic programming, programming and running ardrio systems,electronic circuitry design, wireless systems.
At the end of the course, students may choose to take the Comp TIA Certification exam. This exam is designed to show that the successful candidate has the knowledge to identify and explain PC components, setup a basic PC workstation, conduct basic software installation, identify compatibility issues and recognize/prevent basic security risks. Students will also be able to build and administer their own YouTube channel, as well as have the opportunity to share their knowledge with the public and even make money. Students will work with VEX Robotics, a national competition, as a team and compete at the state’s competitions, and even the world’s.