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Television Broadcasting and Video Introduction BCST 1160

Broadcast Communications Course

Course details

This introductory course provides an overview of television and video production with an emphasis on single camera and studio production techniques. Students will explore equipment operation in a hands-on learning environment, and will complete exercises that will provide practical knowledge of television studio and control room operations. The course will give students a solid foundation for further study in the television and video production field.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.





Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of BCST 1160 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 10051


Wed Jan 11 - Wed Mar 29 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 10051
  • $464.42
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Mar 29 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SE10 Rm. 161

Sandro Licastro

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. If seats remain, registration is permitted after the course start date up to January 24th by calling 604-434-1610.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • ​Create and shoot a video sequence.
  • Effectively shoot video with good composition.
  • Apply the process of producing a short television segment.
  • Explain the individual roles within a production team, including control room and studio positions.
  • Operate under supervision studio production equipment including cameras and audio equipment.
  • Operate under supervision control room production equipment including video production switchers.

Effective as of Fall 2017

Related Programs

Television Broadcasting and Video Introduction (BCST 1160) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Video Production and Editing
    Associate Certificate Part-time


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