Radio Broadcasting: On the Air, AS

Arts Division
Degree S0605

The Radio Broadcasting On-The-Air degree is designed to prepare students for an entry-level job in performance areas of the broadcasting industry, including disc jockey, news anchor, sportscaster, and commercial voice-overs. Students also receive instruction in the business side of the industry and can further customize their program by selecting from a variety of courses.

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.

Required Courses

R-TV 01Introduction to Electronic Media 3
R-TV 02On-Air Personality Development 3
R-TV 05Radio-TV Newswriting 3
R-TV 07ABeginning Commercial Voice-Overs 3
R-TV 11ABeginning Radio Production 3
R-TV 15Broadcast Law and Business Practices 3
R-TV 17Internet Radio and Podcasting 3
R-TV 96ACampus Radio Station Lab: Studio Procedures and Equipment Operations 1
R-TV 96BCampus Radio Station Lab: Disc Jockey & News Anchor/Reporter Skills 1
R-TV 96CCampus Radio Station Lab: Hosting and Management Skills 1
R-TV 97ARadio/Entertainment Industry Seminar 1
R-TV 97BRadio/Entertainment Industry Work Experience 1
Choose six units from the following:6
Sportscasting and Reporting
Broadcast News Field Reporting
Broadcast Traffic Reporting
Broadcast Sales and Promotion
Radio Programming and Producer Techniques
Advanced Radio Production
History of Radio DJs
Radio - TV Internet Applications
Pop Culture in the Media
Radio/TV Special Projects
Work Experience in Broadcast Entertainment
Total Units32
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