Broadcast Journalism – Associate in Science Degree, Certificate of Achievement


Top Code: 1604.30

The curriculum prepares students in the field of electronic journalism. Students are prepared for positions such as news researcher, assignment editor, news producer, news writer or reporter.

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Program Outcomes

  1. Create effective communication using written, oral and/or audio-visual methods in a media context.
  2. Integrate critical thinking in a media context.
  3. Integrate professional standards of conduct in a media context.
  4. Demonstrate technological proficiency in a media context.

Requirements for the Certificate of Achievement

Semester I
TVR 001INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONIC MEDIA3
TVR 002ABEGINNING AUDIO PRODUCTION3
TVR 007BEGINNING TV STUDIO PRODUCTION3
TVR 012BEGINNING ANNOUNCING AND PERFORMING IN ELECTRONIC MEDIA3
Semester II
TVR 018RADIO AND TELEVISION NEWSWRITING3
Semester III
BIT 025SURVEY OF COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY IN BUSINESS3
TVR 014ABEGINNING RADIO PRODUCTION3
TVR 016AINTERMEDIATE PRODUCING AND DIRECTING4
Semester IV
COMM 101 1
TVR 004BEGINNING SINGLE CAMERA PRODUCTION3
TVR 021ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY BUSINESS PRACTICES, MANAGEMENT, AND PRODUCING3
TVR 024ELECTRONIC NEWS GATHERING AND DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION3
TVR 128CBROADCAST NEWS/ADMINISTRATION INTERNSHIP1-2
or TVR 129C EXTENDED BROADCAST NEWS/ADMINISTRATION INTERNSHIP
Total Units36-37

Recommended Electives

COMM 001SURVEY OF MASS COMMUNICATION3
JOUR 004AREPORTING AND NEWSWRITING3
SPCH 004ORAL INTERPRETATION3
TVR 014BADVANCED RADIO PRODUCTION2
TVR 019INTRODUCTION TO MEDIA AESTHETICS AND CINEMATIC ARTS3

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