Radio Broadcasting: On the Air, AS
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.
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 02||On-Air Personality Development||3|
|R-TV 05||Radio-TV Newswriting||3|
|R-TV 11A||Beginning Radio Production||3|
|R-TV 15||Broadcast Law and Business Practices||3|
|R-TV 17||Internet Radio and Podcasting||3|
|R-TV 36||Beginning Commercial Voice-Overs||3|
|R-TV 38||Radio Broadcasting Rules and Regulations||1.5|
|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|
|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|
|Social Media in Broadcasting|
|Pop Culture in the Media|
|Special Projects in Broadcasting and Entertainment Industry|
|Work Experience in Broadcast Entertainment|
|Advanced Voice-Overs Techniques|
|Interview, Talk, and Community Affairs Programming|
|Social Media and Online Ethics|
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.
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