Television and Radio - Radio Production – Associate in Science Degree, Certificate of Achievement

Top Code: 0604.10

Radio Production curriculum prepares students to work in various areas of broadcasting and electronic media. Course work covers basic aspects of radio production, audio production, post-production sound, and announcing and writing for broadcast, cable and digital media. Practical internships are offered in professional facilities, including commercial and public broadcast companies, cable television, production and post-production companies. Students selecting the “Radio” track of this program will produce a weekly show for the college radio station. Radio Production students are prepared for such positions as radio hosts/announcers, news reporters, production assistants, program producers, and audio editors for radio.

Some occupations within the industry of radio production and operations are inherently competitive. Students are encouraged to utilize college audio/radio facilities above and beyond coursework to better insure their marketability.

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. Develop technological proficiency in a media context.
  4. Develop technological proficiency in a media context.

Requirements for the Certificate of Achievement

Semester I
TVR 002ABEGINNING AUDIO PRODUCTION3
TVR 012BEGINNING ANNOUNCING AND PERFORMING IN ELECTRONIC MEDIA3
TVR 014ABEGINNING RADIO PRODUCTION3
Semester II
TVR 002BRADIO BROADCAST MASTER CONTROL OPERATIONS3
TVR 014BADVANCED RADIO PRODUCTION2
TVR 015INTRODUCTION TO MEDIA WRITING3
Semester III
TVR 001INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONIC MEDIA3
TVR 004BEGINNING SINGLE CAMERA PRODUCTION3
or TVR 007 BEGINNING TV STUDIO PRODUCTION
COMM 101COMMUNICATION FIELD PRACTICE1
Summer or Winter Intersession
TVR 119SPORTS RADIO BROADCASTING WORKSHOP2-3
or TVR 120 RADIO PRODUCTION WORKSHOP
Internship
Select one of the following:1-2
RADIO OPERATIONS INTERNSHIP
RADIO PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP
EXTENDED RADIO OPERATIONS INTERNSHIP
EXTENDED RADIO PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP
Required Electives
Select one of the following:3
MUSIC IN MULTIMEDIA
LIVE SOUND REINFORCEMENT
DIGITAL AUDIO WORKSTATION SKILLS
Total Units30-32

Recommended Electives

ELTN 130INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONICS3

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General Education Requirements for the Associate in Science Degree