British Columbia Institute of Technologywww.bcit.ca/study/courses/bcst1150

BCIT

BCST 1150 - Radio Broadcasting Introduction

Broadcast Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

Captivated by engaging media performers and now interested in discovering how the radio industry works? This is a fieldwork course where students are exposed to key positions in the daily operations of a radio station including the on-air team. Learners receive weekly individual critiques from an instructor as they rotate through various jobs for much of the term. This is a recommended introductory course for those considering a media career.

Credits

3.0

This course isn't currently offered through BCIT Part-time Studies. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Use audio consoles, microphones, computers and other basic sound equipment.
  • Explain on-air programming philosophies and approaches.
  • Appreciate the role of team leader in on-air operations (the program director).
  • Communicate effectively with different demographic groups.
  • Organize, research, and perform a radio program with infrequent operational errors.
  • Apply the basic elements required to present a 'personality' in a multimedia environment.
  • Perform a brief newscast live in a studio setting.
  • Describe the steps involved in performing a script for voice-over.

Related Programs

BCST 1150 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Advanced Marketing Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  2. Broadcast and Media Communications - Broadcast Journalism
    Part-time   Certificate
  3. Broadcast and Media Communications - Radio
    Part-time   Certificate
  4. Marketing Management (Professional Sales Option)
    Part-time   Certificate
  5. Marketing Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  6. Marketing Management (Marketing Communications Option)
    Part-time   Certificate

Contact Us

If you have a comment or question about this course, please complete and submit the form below.

Contact Information

The personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the College and Institute Act (RSBC 1996, Ch.52). BCIT will use this information to communicate with you regarding relevant BCIT programs, courses and services. This information is only used by authorized BCIT staff. Email communication sent to and from BCIT is routed through the United States of America. If you have any questions about BCIT's collection and use of this information, please contact BCIT’s manager of Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy.

Subscribe

Interested in being notified about future offerings of BCST 1150 - Radio Broadcasting Introduction? If so, fill out the information below and we'll notify you by email when courses for each new term are displayed here.

Contact Information

Suggest course days and times

If you are interested in taking this course on-campus (classroom delivery only) and would like to see it offered on specific days and/or at specific times, please indicate your preferences below. Day and time suggestions are not applicable to online courses.

The personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the College and Institute Act (RSBC 1996, Ch.52). BCIT will use this information to communicate with you regarding relevant BCIT programs, courses and services. This information is only used by authorized BCIT staff. Email communication sent to and from BCIT is routed through the United States of America. If you have any questions about BCIT's collection and use of this information, please contact BCIT’s manager of Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy.

Programs and courses are subject to change without notice.

Find Courses

Payment Changes At BCIT

We've changed the way we accept payments.

Find out more

Course Navigation, Related Links & Tools

Registration News

Registration is now open for the Winter 2015 term.

Classroom Locations

Classroom locations are subject to last minute changes. Please check the Part-time Studies Classroom Locations listing at www.bcit.ca/rooms on the first day of any course you are registered for.

Part-time Studies Financial Aid

Will you be studying at BCIT part-time? Do you need assistance funding your studies? Find out if you qualify for Part-time Studies financial aid ›

© BCIT