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Mass Communications Department

Radio And Television Broadcasting Associate in Arts Degree

This two-year diploma program provides students with formal training to become leaders in the communication industry. All aspects of the radio and television industries are covered with the common focus of making graduates job-ready. Equal importance is given to creative production elements and technical quality in operations. The program follows a hands-on approach to learning, stressing the importance of teamwork. Students follow a common curriculum that emphasizes announcing, broadcast journalism and production techniques.

Program-Level Outcomes
  1. Understand the development of the different types of productions created for television.
  2. Use the current technology of television to develop and produce broadcast content.

Year One
Course Description Units
Mass Communications 40 Introduction to Broadcasting 3
Mass Communications 41 Introduction to Mass Communications 3
Mass Communications 44 Radio & Television Announcing 3
Mass Communications 50 Radio Studio Techniques 3
Mass Communications 60 Television Studio Techniques 3

Year Two
Course Description Units
Mass Communications 43 Advertising Sales & Media Management 4
Mass Communications 61 TV Studio Techniques II 3
Mass Communications 58 Intermediate KCRH Radio Experience 3
Mass Communications 68 KCTH Television Experience 3
Mass Communications 42 Writing for Broadcasting 3

For specific General Education courses refer to catalog section on Graduation Requirements.
Total minimum units required: 28
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