TELEVISION AND RADIO (TVR)

TVR 001  INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONIC MEDIA  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Recommended Preparation: ENGL 001A

Overview of the Electronic Media Industry. History, law, business operations, economics, new technologies, career opportunities and the future of the Electronic Media Industry. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
TVR 002A  BEGINNING AUDIO PRODUCTION  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Theory and practice of audio production for radio, television, film and digital recording applications. Fundamentals of sound design and aesthetics, microphone use, and digital recording equipment. Hands-on experience recording, editing, mixing and mastering audio. Basic knowledge of applied audio concepts, production workflow, equipment functions, and audio editing software. Total of 36 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
TVR 002B  RADIO BROADCAST MASTER CONTROL OPERATIONS  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Prerequisite(s): TVR 002A

Introduction to radio broadcasting studio control room operations. Including FCC rules and regulations, program logs, running a live show board, radio automation, remote broadcasting for live events, call screening, Vox Pro, EAS Tests and network and satellite operations. SBE Certification. Total of 36 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade
TVR 004  BEGINNING SINGLE CAMERA PRODUCTION  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

C-ID: FTVE 130

Introduction to the theory, terminology, and techniques of single camera video production including producing and directing, content development, aesthetics, camera operation, portable lighting, video recorder operation, sound recording and basic editing techniques. Total of 36 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
TVR 007  BEGINNING TV STUDIO PRODUCTION  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Introduction to theory, terminology and operation of a multi-camera television studio and control room. Topics include studio signal flow, directing, theory and operation of camera and audio equipment, switcher operation, fundamentals of lighting, graphics, video control and video recording and real-time video production. Total of 36 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
TVR 012  BEGINNING ANNOUNCING AND PERFORMING IN ELECTRONIC MEDIA  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Recommended Preparation: SPCH 003

Performance for electronic media with emphasis on voice skills, communication of personality and ideas. Techniques for various microphones and environment. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
TVR 014A  BEGINNING RADIO PRODUCTION  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Recommended Preparation: TVR 012 and TVR 015

Introductory course in theory and application of audio production techniques for radio. Students will gain a basic understanding of audio equipment in both live and pre-recorded broadcasting. This includes recording equipment, mixers, digital audio production, radio program formats, broadcast writing and announcing skills. Total of 36 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.

TVR 014B  ADVANCED RADIO PRODUCTION  
2 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Prerequisite(s): TVR 014A, TVR 002A, and TVR 012
Recommended Preparation: TVR 018

Advanced projects in radio, podcasting, and live-remote production. Program formats include news, public service announcements, public affairs, documentary and music programs. Total of 18 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
TVR 015  INTRODUCTION TO MEDIA WRITING  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Recommended Preparation: ENGL 001A

Basic introductory course in writing for film and electronic media. Emphasis on preparing scripts in proper formats, including fundamental technical, conceptual and stylistic issues related to writing fiction and non-fiction scripts for informational and entertainment purposes in film and electronic media. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade
TVR 016A  INTERMEDIATE PRODUCING AND DIRECTING  
4 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Prerequisite(s): TVR 007
Recommended Preparation: Completion of or enrollment in TVR 004, 019, and 041

Concepts and practices in scripting, producing and directing a variety of television program formats for multi-camera studio production. Total of 63 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade
TVR 016B  VIDEO PRODUCTION  
4.5 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Prerequisite(s): TVR 004 and TVR 016A
Recommended Preparation: TVR 019, TVR 041, TVR 107

Advanced concepts and practices in scripting, producing, and directing a variety of program formats. Production of a project specifically designed to showcase advanced abilities. Guidance with job seeking skills, including resume writing and interviewing for employment. Total of 54 hours lecture and 90 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade
TVR 017A  TELEVISION AND FILM SCRIPT WRITING  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Script analysis and construction. Marketing of dramatic material for television and film productions. Methods, devices and forms of script writing. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade
TVR 017B  TELEVISION AND FILM SCRIPT WRITING  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Prerequisite(s): TVR 017A

Advanced script analysis, development and construction. Emphasis on solving problems in the writing process. Study and employment of various problem-solving approaches to rewriting and refinement of scripts. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
TVR 018  RADIO AND TELEVISION NEWSWRITING  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Writing and editing radio and television news. Opportunities to participate in writing news copy for Lancer Radio and cable television. Recommended COMM 001 or JOUR 004A. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
TVR 019  INTRODUCTION TO MEDIA AESTHETICS AND CINEMATIC ARTS  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Recommended Preparation: Eligibility for ENGL 001A

An introduction to the close analysis of film, television and electronic media texts. The course will examine broad questions of form and content, aesthetics and meaning, and history and culture. Using a wide variety of TV, films, filmmakers, and film movements the course explores the diverse possibilities presented by the cinematic art form. Topics include modes of production, narrative and non-narrative forms, visual design, editing, sound, genre, ideology and critical analysis. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
TVR 021  ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY BUSINESS PRACTICES, MANAGEMENT, AND PRODUCING  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Recommended Preparation: Enrollment in or completion of TVR 001

Theory and practice of major media business sectors, management, and producing in media organizations and industries, including types of content, audience analysis, advertising and other funding sources, marketing, programming, business models, entrepreneurship, and legal, regulatory, and ethical issues. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade
TVR 024  ELECTRONIC NEWS GATHERING AND DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Prerequisite(s): TVR 004, TVR 007, and TVR 041
Recommended Preparation: TVR 018 and TVR 019

Creation of news and documentary content through the processes of development, preproduction, production, and post-production. Application of structure, writing principles, reporting, voice over, aesthetics, and editing of electronic news gathering (ENG) and documentary using intermediate single camera shooting style and editing techniques. Total of 36 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade
TVR 041  BEGINNING DIGITAL NON-LINEAR VIDEO EDITING  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Prerequisite(s): TVR 007

Introductory theory and application of beginning editing techniques using the Avid Editing System. Study of the editing process. Digitizing, and editing scenes. No credit if taken after TVR 141A. Total of 36 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade
TVR 104  LIVE SOUND REINFORCEMENT  
3 unit  
Recommended Preparation: TVR 002A

The elements of live sound reinforcement for front of house and monitor reinforcement including design and engineering, speaker and microphone types, placement of components, equalization methods, acoustics, wiring, AC power distribution, and mixing techniques. Emphasis on system engineering, component placement and mixing. Total of 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
TVR 107  INTERMEDIATE TV STUDIO OPERATIONS  
4 unit  
Prerequisite(s): TVR 007
Recommended Preparation: TVR 002A and TVR 019

Intermediate theory and application of television studio equipment in a hands-on, project-based learning environment, including operation of lighting equipment, switcher, cameras, audio mixer, computer graphics, and video monitoring and digital recording equipment. This class works in conjunction with student producers in the video production program to execute a variety of multi-camera productions. Total of 45 hours lecture and 90 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade
TVR 108  TELEVISION OPERATIONS  
4 unit  
Prerequisite(s): TVR 007

Definition, processing, distribution, and evaluation of television signals. Television system evaluation using standardized test signals and TV monitoring equipment. Total of 72 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
TVR 108A  DIGITAL VIDEO SYSTEMS  
2.5 unit  
Prerequisite(s): TVR 007
Recommended Preparation: TVR 107

Processing, testing, and transmission of audio and video signals within a post-production, television broadcasting and internet streaming environment. Preparation for the Society of Broadcast Engineers' Television Operator's Certification Examination. No credit if taken after TVR 108. Total of 36 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory.

TVR 108B  VIDEO BROADCASTING AND STREAMING  
2.5 unit  
Prerequisite(s): TVR 108A

Theory and application of the roles IP technology and digital signal processing play in the field of broadcasting and streaming environments. Topics include physical infrastructure, performance, transport and compression. Prepares students to take the SBE Television Operator's Certification Examination. Total of 36 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade
TVR 117  TELECOMMUNICATIONS WORKSHOP  
1 unit  
Prerequisite(s): One of the following: TVR 002B, 014A, 016A, or 107
Enrollment Limitation: Instructor approval

Faculty-selected projects permitting advanced students to work in any field of telecommunications. Total of 54 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
TVR 119  SPORTS RADIO BROADCASTING WORKSHOP  
3 unit  
Prerequisite(s): One of the following: TVR 002B or 014A

Faculty-selected projects permitting advanced students to work in radio production and/or radio operations. Total of 162 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade
TVR 120  RADIO PRODUCTION WORKSHOP  
2 unit  
Prerequisite(s): TVR 002B or TVR 014A

Faculty-selected projects permitting advanced students to work in radio production and/or operations. Total of 108 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade
TVR 124  TELEVISION FIELD PRODUCTION  
3 unit  
Prerequisite(s): TVR 016A and TVR 107

Television production and operations techniques associated with field production. Total of 36 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory. This course may be scheduled using the "To Be Arranged" (TBA) scheduling format.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
TVR 125A  TELEVISION DRAMA PRODUCTION  
3 unit  
Prerequisite(s): TVR 007 or 107

Techniques associated with three-camera production of dramatic scripts. Directing, blocking, scene breakdown, lighting and post-production. Production of television drama or comedy. Total of 18 hours lecture and 108 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
TVR 125B  TELEVISION DRAMA PRODUCTION  
3 unit  
Prerequisite(s): TVR 007 or 107

Techniques associated with film-style production of dramatic scripts. Directing, blocking, scene breakdown, lighting and post-production. Production of television drama. Total of 18 hours lecture and 108 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
TVR 128A  TV OPERATIONS INTERNSHIP  
1 unit  
Prerequisite(s): TVR 107 and maintain enrollment in 7 units or more including internship
Enrollment Limitation: Instructor approval

Supervised, practical capstone experience in an industry-related professional environment. Designed for students in the TV Operations Certificate of Achievement program. Pass/no pass grading. May not be taken concurrently with TVR 129A. Total of 60 hours unpaid or 75 hours paid field practice.

Grade Mode: Pass/No-Pass
TVR 128B  RADIO OPERATIONS INTERNSHIP  
1 unit  
Prerequisite(s): TVR 002B and maintain enrollment in 7 units or more including internship
Enrollment Limitation: Instructor approval

Supervised, practical capstone experience in an industry-related professional environment. Designed for students near completion of the Radio Production Certificate of Achievement program who wish to further develop technical skills. Pass/no pass grading. May not be taken concurrently with TVR 129B. Total of 60 hours unpaid or 75 hours paid field practice.

Grade Mode: Pass/No-Pass
TVR 128C  BROADCAST NEWS/ADMINISTRATION INTERNSHIP  
1 unit  
Prerequisite(s): TVR 024 and maintain enrollment in 7 units or more including internship
Enrollment Limitation: Instructor approval

Supervised, practical capstone experience in an industry-related professional environment. Designed for students near completion of the Broadcast Journalism Certificate of Achievement program. Pass/no pass grading. May not be taken concurrently with TVR 129C. Total of 60 hours unpaid or 75 hours paid field practice.

Grade Mode: Pass/No-Pass
TVR 128D  MUSIC RECORDING/AUDIO INTERNSHIP  
1 unit  
Prerequisite(s): TVR 103A and maintain enrollment in 7 units or more including internship

Supervised, practical experience in an industry related professional environment. Pass/no pass grading. May not be taken concurrently with TVR 128A, 128B, 128C, 128E, 128F or TVR 129A, 129B, 129C, 129D, 129E, 129F. Total of 90 hours field practice.

Grade Mode: Audit, Pass/No-Pass
TVR 128E  TELEVISION PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP  
1 unit  
Prerequisite(s): TVR 016A and maintain enrollment in 7 units or more including internship
Enrollment Limitation: Instructor approval

Supervised, practical capstone experience in an industry-related professional environment. Designed for students near completion of the Video Production Certificate of Achievement program. Pass/no pass grading. May not be taken concurrently with TVR 129E. Total of 60 hours unpaid or 75 hours paid field practice.

Grade Mode: Pass/No-Pass
TVR 128F  RADIO PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP  
1 unit  
Prerequisite(s): TVR 014B and maintain enrollment in 7 units or more including internship
Enrollment Limitation: Instructor approval

Supervised, practical capstone experience in an industry-related professional environment. Designed for students near completion of the Radio Production Certificate of Achievement program who wish to further develop production skills. Pass/no pass grading. May not be taken concurrently with TVR 129F. Total of 60 hours unpaid or 75 hours paid field practice. Grading Mode: P

TVR 128G  POST PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP  
1 unit  
Prerequisite(s): TVR 141B and TVR 144
Enrollment Limitation: Instructor approval

Supervised, practical capstone experience in an industry-related professional environment. Designed for students near completion of the Post Production Certificate of Achievement program. Pass/no pass grading. May not be taken concurrently with TVR 129G. Total of 60 hours unpaid or 75 hours paid field practice.

Grade Mode: Pass/No-Pass
TVR 129A  EXTENDED TV OPERATIONS INTERNSHIP  
2 unit  
Prerequisite(s): TVR 107 and maintain enrollment in 7 units or more including internship
Enrollment Limitation: Instructor approval

Extended, supervised, practical capstone experience in an industry-related professional environment. Designed for students near completion of the TV Operations Certificate of Achievement program. Pass/no pass grading. May not be taken concurrently with TVR 128A. Total of 120 hours unpaid or 150 hours paid field practice.

Grade Mode: Pass/No-Pass
TVR 129B  EXTENDED RADIO OPERATIONS INTERNSHIP  
2 unit  
Prerequisite(s): TVR 002B and maintain enrollment in 7 units or more including internship
Enrollment Limitation: Instructor approval

Extended, supervised, practical capstone experience in an industry-related professional environment. Designed for students near completion of the Radio Production Certificate of Achievement program who wish to further develop technical skills. Pass/no pass grading. May not be taken concurrently with TVR 128B. Total of 120 hours unpaid or 150 hours paid field practice.

Grade Mode: Pass/No-Pass
TVR 129C  EXTENDED BROADCAST NEWS/ADMINISTRATION INTERNSHIP  
2 unit  
Prerequisite(s): TVR 024 and maintain enrollment in 7 units or more including internship
Enrollment Limitation: Instructor approval

Extended, supervised, practical capstone experience in an industry-related professional environment. Designed for students near completion of the Broadcast Journalism Certificate of Achievement program. Pass/no pass grading. May not be taken concurrently with TVR 128C. Total of 120 hours unpaid or 150 hours paid field practice.

Grade Mode: Pass/No-Pass
TVR 129D  MUSIC RECORDING/AUDIO INTERNSHIP  
2 unit  
Prerequisite(s): TVR 103A and maintain enrollment in 7 units or more including internship

Supervised practical experience in an industry related professional environment. Pass/no pass grading. May not be taken concurrently with TVR 128A, 128B, 128C, 128D, 128E, 128F or TVR 129A, 129B, 129C, 129E, 129F. Total of 180 hours field practice.

TVR 129E  EXTENDED TELEVISION PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP  
2 unit  
Prerequisite(s): TVR 016A and maintain enrollment in 7 units or more including internship
Enrollment Limitation: Instructor approval

Extended, supervised, practical capstone experience in an industry related professional environment. Designed for students near completion of the Video Production Certificate of Achievement program. Pass/no pass grading. May not be taken concurrently with TVR 128E. Total of 120 hours unpaid or 150 hours paid field practice.

Grade Mode: Pass/No-Pass
TVR 129F  EXTENDED RADIO PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP  
2 unit  
Prerequisite(s): TVR 014B and maintain enrollment in 7 units or more including internship
Enrollment Limitation: Instructor approval

Extended, supervised, practical capstone experience in an industry-related professional environment. Designed for students near completion of the Radio Production Certificate of Achievement program who wish to further develop production skills. Pass/no pass grading. May not be taken concurrently with TVR 128F. Total of 120 hours unpaid or 150 hours paid field practice.

Grade Mode: Pass/No-Pass
TVR 129G  EXTENDED POST PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP  
2 unit  
Prerequisite(s): TVR 141B and TVR 144
Enrollment Limitation: Instructor approval

Extended, supervised, practical capstone experience in an industry-related professional environment. Designed for students near completion of the Post Production Certificate of Achievement program. Pass/no pass grading. May not be taken concurrently with TVR 128G. Total of 120 hours unpaid or 150 hours paid field practice.

Grade Mode: Pass/No-Pass
TVR 141B  INTERMEDIATE DIGITAL NON-LINEAR VIDEO EDITING  
2 unit  
Prerequisite(s): TVR 019 and TVR 041 or placement based on the TVR 041 assessment process

Intermediate theory and application of editing techniques using the Avid Editing System. Critical analysis of the editing process. Editing complex scenes. Creating visual effects. Introduction to editing system troubleshooting. Total of 18 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade
TVR 142  ADVANCED NON-LINEAR EFFECTS EDITING  
3 unit  
Prerequisite(s): TVR 041

Advanced visual effects editing using the Avid Editing System. Create, enhance, modify and treat stills, motion graphics and titling sequences (Adobe Photoshop and Adobe After Effects). Troubleshoot system and peripheral devices and software. Total of 36 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade
TVR 143  DIGITAL AUDIO WORKSTATION SKILLS  
3 unit  
Prerequisite(s): TVR 002A

Theory and application of digital audio workstations used in media production and postproduction. Developing proficiency using audio design and mixing in a project-based learning environment. Preparation for AVID Certification as a Pro Tools user. Total of 36 hours lecture and 54 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade
TVR 144  DIGITAL NON-LINEAR ASSISTANT EDITING  
2 unit  

Introductory theory and application of assistant editing techniques using the Avid Editing System. Practical application of the assistant editing process. System setup, project setup, various inputting techniques, transcoding, project organization skills, various online mixing, exporting and outputting skills and techniques. Total of 18 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade