School of Communication

About Us

Comm students

Overview of Production courses

We offer a sequence of 10-12 courses that can be generally taken within a 2 year period. Com 131 (Media and Technology Literacy) is the needed prerequisite to get the ball rolling. We have courses in management, engineering, radio, DVD authoring and several digital video offerings.

Overview of Equipment

    Control Room and Studio:

  • 30x40 broadcast studio with Grass Valley switcher
  • 3) Sony studio cameras
  • Pinnacle character generation
  • Leitch Media server
  • DVCPro, Betacam SP, SVHS, DVD recorders

    Editing facilities:

  • 30) Avid Media Composer systems
  • 9) Avid Xpress Pro HD systems
  • 2) Immix Video Cubes
  • Leitch News Flash editing video server
  • 7) Cool Edit audio production suites

    Remote Production:

  • 17) 3 chip HD and SD Video cameras
  • 6) large sensor Digital Cinema cameras
  • a four-camera High Definition remote production unit
  • a three-camera Standard Definition remote production unit

Overview of Faculty-Staff

We currently have one full time faculty, one term faculty, two part time instructors, one full time staff engineer and five students assistants.

Overview of Facility Rules

The equipment is to be used for Communication production courses only. The type of equipment that can be used is determined by what courses you have completed. Check out times and facility bookings are first come first serve and must be used for class projects. Time constraints apply for usage of all facility and equipment.





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Mailing Address
School of Communication
College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue, MU 233
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
Campus Location
1st & 2nd Floors
Music & Communication Building
2001 Euclid Ave.
Phone: 216.687.4630
Fax: 216.687.5435
Rick Pitchford Phone: 216.687.5077

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