Radio Broadcasting: Behind the Scenes (AS Degree S0606)
The Radio Broadcasting Behind-the-Scenes degree is designed for students who are interested in the non-performance side of the broadcasting industry. Instruction prepares students for entry-level jobs including production, promotion, copywriting, and management. Students also receive instruction in the business side of the industry and can further customize their program by selecting from a variety of courses. Practical hands-on experience is available at the campus radio stations.
This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:
|Course Prefix||Course Name||Units|
|R-TV 01||Introduction to Electronic Media||3|
|R-TV 09||Broadcast Sales and Promotion||3|
|R-TV 10||Radio Programming and Producer Techniques||3|
|R-TV 11A||Beginning Radio Production||3|
|R-TV 11B||Advanced Radio Production||3|
|R-TV 15||Broadcast Law and Business Practices||3|
|R-TV 96A||Beginning Campus Radio Station Lab: Studio Procedures and Equipment Operations||1|
|R-TV 96B||Intermediate Campus Radio Station Lab: On-Air and Behind-the-Scenes Skills||1|
|R-TV 96C||Advanced Campus Radio Station Lab: Program Hosting and Management Skills||1|
|R-TV 97A||Radio and Entertainment Industry Seminar||1|
|R-TV 97B||Radio/Entertainment Industry Work Experience||1|
|R-TV 38||Radio Broadcasting Rules and Regulations||1.5|
|Choose six units from the following:||6|
|Broadcast Traffic Reporting|
|Introduction to 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|
|Social Media and Online Ethics|
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, a student will be able to:
- Work in production, programming, or a variety of other behind-the-scenes positions at a commercial radio station.
- Use studio equipment to record and edit a pre-recorded piece.
- Operate the studio equipment required to produce a live broadcast.
- Use social media during a live radio show to engage with the audience.
- Develop and implement ideas for a radio show.
- Develop a format for a radio station.
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