TELEVISION AND RADIO - AUDIO PRODUCTION ( Archived )
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Program Type: Certificate of Achievement

Division: Performing and Communication Arts

Program Description:
The curriculum prepares students to work in various areas of broadcasting and electronic media. Course work covers basic aspects of radio production, audio production, post-production, and announcing and writing for broadcast, cable and digital medias. Practical internships are offered in professional facilities, including commercial and public broadcast companies, cable television, production and post-production companies. Audio students are prepared for such positions as radio hosts/announcers, news reporters, production assistants, program producers, and audio editors (including dialogue, effects and music editing). Formerly Radio Production.

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Effective academic year: 2011-2012

Required Units in the Major:    32-35

Required Courses
  Semester I (9 units)
TVR 001 - SURVEY OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS (3.0 units)
  TVR 002A - FUNDAMENTALS OF AUDIO FOR MEDIA (3.0 units)
  TVR 014A - PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES FOR ELECTRONIC MEDIA (3.0 units)
  &
  Semester II (6 units)
TVR 012 - ANNOUNCING AND PERFORMING IN ELECTRONIC MEDIA (3.0 units)
  TVR 007 - VIDEO CONTROLS LABORATORY (3.0 units)
  &
  Semester III (9 units)
TVR 014B - ADVANCED RADIO PRODUCTION (3.0 units)
  TVR 015 - INTRODUCTION TO RADIO AND TELEVISION WRITING (3.0 units)
  TVR 143 - DIGITAL AUDIO WORKSTATION SKILLS (3.0 units)
  &
  Semester IV (5-8 units)
TVR 021 - ELECTRONIC MEDIA MANAGEMENT (3.0 units)
  TVR 117 - TELECOMMUNICATIONS WORKSHOP (1.0 units)
  OR
  TVR 119 - TELECOMMUNICATIONS WORKSHOP (3.0 units)
  OR
  TVR 120 - TELECOMMUNICATIONS WORKSHOP (2.0 units)
  &
  TVR 128F - RADIO PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP (1.0 units)
  OR
  TVR 129F - RADIO PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP (2.0 units)

Required Electives (3 Units)
Additional 3 units from:
  MUSC 129A - MUSIC IN MULTIMEDIA (3.0 units)
  OR
  TVR 002B - RADIO BROADCAST MASTER CONTROL OPERATIONS (3.0 units)
  OR
  TVR 103A - ADVANCED AUDIO RECORDING TECHNIQUES (3.0 units)

Recommended Electives

None