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BCST 1150 - Radio Broadcasting Introduction

Broadcast Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

Take your first step toward a radio career that encompasses traditional radio and also embraces multiple media platforms, including social media. You will receive solid instruction and practical hands-on experience in our modern radio facilities. Develop introductory skills in on-air, news, sports, commercial copywriting and production, feature creation, and programming. Learn how your love of music, communicating, entertaining, and informing can lead to an exciting career in radio. Apply your new knowledge in simulated broadcasts that will be critiqued by professionals. Many of today's prominent broadcasters honed their skills first in this course. Find out if a radio career is in your future!

Credits

3.0

Cost

$402.47

Fall 2017

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2017 term.

CRN 30704

Mon Sep 11 - Mon Dec 04 11 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Dec 04 Mon 18:15 - 21:30 BBY SE10 Rm. 135

Instructor

Brian Antonson

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$402.47

Notes

  1. No class October 9 and November 13.

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.

Effective as of Winter 2014

Related Programs

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

School of Business

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

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