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Broadcasting and Production Technology

Curriculum Description

Students enrolled in the Broadcasting Production Technology curriculum will develop professional skills in radio, television, audio, video, and related applications.

Training will emphasize speech, script writing, production planning, editing, and post production. Students will also study the development of the broadcasting industry, sales, ethics, law, marketing, and management. Hands-on training and teamwork approaches are essential to the instructional process.

Upon successful completion, students are prepared to enter broadcasting, production, and related industries in a variety of occupations.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow this plan should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

This curriculum model is designed for the student that wishes to obtain the Associate in Applied Science degree Broadcasting and Production Technology with an emphasis in Television Production.

Associate in Applied Science

A30120
NC CIP: 10.0202
Day
TV EMPHASIS
POS Approved: Fall 2012

Course Course Title HOURS PER WEEK
Class Lab/ Shop Clinical/ Co-op Credit
Fall Semester
BPT 110 Intro to Broadcasting 3 0 0 3
BPT 121 Broadcast Speech I 2 3 0 3
BPT 231 Video/TV Production I 2 6 0 4
BPT 235 TV Performance I 0 6 0 2
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
ENG 111 Expository Writing 3 0 0 3
   
    11 17 0 17

Spring Semester
BPT 112 Broadcast Writing 3 2 0 4
BPT 122 Broadcast Speech II 2 3 0 3
BPT 232 Video/TV Production II 2 6 0 4
BPT 236 TV Performance II 0 6 0 2
___ ___ Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3 0 0 3
   
    10 17 0 16

Summer Term
BPT 111 Broadcast Law & Ethics 3 0 0 3
BPT 113 Broadcast Sales 3 0 0 3
COE 111 Co-op Work Experience I 0 0 10 1
   
    6 0 10 7

Fall Semester
BPT 131 Audio/Radio Production I 2 6 0 4
BPT 135 Radio Performance I 0 6 0 2
BPT 210 Broadcast Management 3 0 0 3
BPT 215 Broadcast Programming 3 0 0 3
COM 231 Public Speaking 3 0 0 3
   
    11 12 0 15

Spring Semester
BPT 132 Audio/Radio Production II 2 6 0 4
BPT 250 Institutional Video 2 3 0 3
BPT 255 Computer-Based Production 2 3 0 3
Select one:
Mathematical Models NEW REQUISITE 2 2 0 3
  OR        
Survey of Mathematics NEW REQUISITE (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
College Algebra NEW REQUISITE (3) (0) (0) (3)
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ** ** 0 3
   
    8 14 0 16

Total Credit Hours: 71

Legend

  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)

Additional Information

Social/Behavioral Science Electives: Select 3 hours from PSY 118 or PSY 150

Humanites/Fine Arts Electives: Select 3 hours from ART 111 ENG 131 HUM 110 HUM 120 HUM 170 HUM 220 MUS 110 PHI 215 PHI 240 REL 110

**Hours will vary depending on course selection.