Communications: Broadcasting option (A.S.)

 

Students choosing the Broadcasting Option focus their studies on media production. Classes include audio, video, and television production, as well as web design. Broadcasting students are encouraged to enroll in the Radio Practicum class and pursue internships, as hands-on experience is highly valued in this aspect of the communications industry. The Broadcasting Option is designed for students wishing to transfer to four-year schools to pursue baccalaureate degrees. 

 

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MAJOR REQUIREMENTS
GPA 2.0 required

Number Title Credits
_COM* 101 Introduction to Mass Communication 3
COM* 131 Audio Production 3
COM* 166 Video Filmmaking 3
+COM* 232 Advanced Audio Production 3
COM* 241 Television Production 3
+CST* 150 Web Design & Development I 3
+COM* 295 Internship I  
              or
+COM* 191 Radio Practicum (1 credit)  
              or
COM* Elective 1-3
THR* 110 Acting I 3
A minimum of six credits from the following:
ART* 141 Photography I 3
COM* 121 Journalism I  
+COM* 122 Sports Reporting 3
COM* 200 Social Media Marketing 3
+COM* 296 Internship II 3
              or
One course from BBG*, BES*, BFN*, BMG*, BMK*, DGA*, THR* designation 3-4
Minimum Total: 28

Foundation Requirements

Humanities:
Number Title Credits
+ENG* 101 Composition (*) 3
   * Minimum "C" grade required
+ENG* 102 Literature & Composition  
  or  
+ENG* 103 Composition II 3
COM* 173 Public Speaking 3

Humanities Elective

Choose one course from:  ART*, CHI*, COM* 101, 121, 152, 171, 173, 204, ENG* (101 or above), FRE*, GRA*, HIS*, HUM*, MUS* 101, 103, PHL*, SPA*, SGN*, THR*

3

 

Fine Arts Elective:
Number Title Credits

Choose one course from:  ART*, COM* 166, DAN*, DGA* 111, 128,

ENG* 206, 207, 213, 263, 264, 281, 282, 285, 289, MUS*, THR*

3-4

 

Social and Behavioral Sciences:
Number Title Credits
SOC* 190 Self and Others: Dynamics of Diversity 3

Two electives in this category

Choose two courses from:  ANT*, ECN*, HIS*, POL*, PSY*, SOC*

6

Math and Science:
Number Title Credits
+ A Math Elective above MAT* 100
3-4

A Science Elective

Choose one course from:  AST*, BIO*, CHE*, EVS*, OCE*, PHY*

(For transfer students a lab science is recommended)

3-4

 

Open Elective:
Number Title Credits
Choose any credit course numbered 100 or above
3-4
Minimum Total: 61

+Prerequisite required

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