Radio Broadcasting: On-Air

Arts Division
Certificate L0402

The Radio Broadcasting On-Air Certificate of Achievement provides additional expertise in a selected variety of on-air specialties. Students gain practical hands-on experience in the industry through an off-campus internship at a station, studio or other broadcasting facility.

Required Courses

Course PrefixCourse NameUnits
R-TV 01Introduction to Electronic Media3
R-TV 02On-Air Personality Development3
R-TV 05Radio-TV Newswriting3
R-TV 07ABeginning Commercial Voice-Overs3
R-TV 11ABeginning Radio Production3
R-TV 15Broadcast Law and Business Practices3
R-TV 96ACampus Radio Station Lab: Studio Procedures and Equipment Operations1
R-TV 96BCampus Radio Station Lab: Disc Jockey & News Anchor/Reporter Skills1
R-TV 96CCampus Radio Station Lab: Hosting and Management Skills1
R-TV 97ARadio/Entertainment Industry Seminar1
R-TV 97BRadio/Entertainment Industry Work Experience1
Choose 3 units from the following:3
Sportscasting and Reporting
Broadcast News Field Reporting
Broadcast Traffic Reporting
Broadcast Sales and Promotion
Radio Programming and Producer Techniques
Advanced Radio Production
Internet Radio and Podcasting
History of Radio DJs
Social Media in Broadcasting
Pop Culture in the Media
Special Projects in Broadcasting and Entertainment Industry
Work Experience in Broadcast Entertainment
Total Units26

Radio Broadcasting Website 

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, a student will be able to:

  • Work as a DJ or newscaster on a commercial radio station
  • Use the studio equipment to record and edit a pre-recorded piece
  • Plan, set-up and perform a radio station remote as an on-air personality
  • Use social media during a live radio show to engage with the audience
  • Operate the studio equipment required for a live radio broadcast

Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

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