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Broadcast and Media Sampler BCST 0100

Broadcast Communications Course

Course details

This is a non-credit workshop designed to give the student a taste of the three full-time diploma programs offered in BCIT’s Broadcast and Media Communications. The course is 15 hours, divided into three 5 hour interactive workshops. Each workshop will be devoted to one of the three areas of study: TV and Video Production, Radio Arts and Entertainment, and Broadcast and Online Journalism. In each workshop the student will explore introductory concepts and hands-on technology specific to each program.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.





Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of BCST 0100 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 85781


Sat Feb 25 - Sat Mar 11 (3 weeks)

  • 3 weeks
  • CRN 85781
  • $149.09
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 25 - Mar 11 Sat 10:00 - 15:30 Burnaby


Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. Those who attend this workshop will receive a tuition credit of $150 towards any full-time Broadcast and Media Communications diploma program if enrolled within three years. Contact the Program Assistant to redeem.


This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

TV and Video Production:

  • Understand the basic principles of visual composition
  • Operate a basic professional video camera with audio equipment

Broadcast and Online Journalism:

  • Define and analyze the elements of an effective, focused story using journalistic principles
  • Write captivating headlines and stories for a news website
  • Produce online photos using effective photojournalism principles

Radio Arts and Entertainment:

  • Explore story-telling by creating a podcast or commercial
  • Analyze, interpret and voice a script to explore performance
  • Produce a radio show or podcast

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2018


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