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Navigating the Media Landscape BCST 4109

Broadcast Communications Course

Course details

​The media industry is exponentially growing and changing. In this course you will discover where you may fit in the media industry. This begins with knowing how to navigate the media landscape. You will learn industry basics, the process of making viable media content and how to pitch your project. Human beings are natural born storytellers, it is part of why so many of us are drawn towards media. There are many ways to be a part of the industry that bring these stories to life. You will hear from experts in the field, in order to gain real life know how to navigate your career forward.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$636.88

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of BCST 4109 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 88571

Duration

Thu Jan 05 - Thu Apr 06 (14 weeks)

  • 14 weeks
  • CRN 88571
  • $636.88
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Apr 06 Thu 18:00 - 21:15 Online
Instructor

Vittoria Demichina

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$636.88

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. If seats remain, registration is permitted after the course start date up to January 18th by calling 604-434-1610. You will be expected to attend online during the posted class meeting times as this is not a self-paced course. Use of a desktop or laptop computer with a webcam and microphone is required.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Effectively workshop and provide feedback to peers/colleagues in media
  • Determine the key points of media history
  • Communicate the cause and effects of modern media
  • Define the jargon and terminology of the media industry
  • Distinguish the fundamental roles within a production
  • Explore funding options available to media creators
  • Assemble a group pitch package
  • Analyze the collaborative process required to bring a project to fruition
  • Plan and pitch a media project
  • Communicate the skill sets and strengths they hope to bring to the industry

Effective as of Winter 2021

Related Programs

Navigating the Media Landscape (BCST 4109) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Broadcast and Digital Journalism
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  2. Radio Arts and Entertainment
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  3. Video Production and Editing
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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