Broadcast Journalism – Occupational Skills Certificate

Top Code: 0604.30

This curriculum prepares students in the field of electronic journalism. Students are prepared for positions such as news researcher, assignment editor, news producer, news writer, reporter, newscaster, field producer, news videographer, and news video editor.

An Occupational Skills Certificate is awarded upon the completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Program Outcomes

  1. Apply production techniques to aural and visual media.
  2. Demonstrate professional conduct, including collaborative skills and abilities.
  3. Demonstrate technological proficiency.

Requirements for the Occupational Skills Certificate

TVR 001INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONIC MEDIA3
TVR 007BEGINNING TV STUDIO PRODUCTION3
TVR 018RADIO AND TELEVISION NEWSWRITING3
TVR 024ELECTRONIC NEWS GATHERING AND DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION3
Required Electives
Select any one of the following electives:3-4
BEGINNING JOURNALISM
BEGINNING AUDIO PRODUCTION
BEGINNING ANNOUNCING AND PERFORMING IN ELECTRONIC MEDIA
BEGINNING RADIO PRODUCTION
INTRODUCTION TO MEDIA WRITING
INTERMEDIATE PRODUCING AND DIRECTING
INTRODUCTION TO MEDIA AESTHETICS AND CINEMATIC ARTS
ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY BUSINESS PRACTICES, MANAGEMENT, AND PRODUCING
Total Units15-16