Broadcasting and Production Technology - Fall Entry

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 the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

A30120 REVISED
NC CIP: 10.0202
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2020

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BPT 110 Intro to Broadcasting 3 0 0 3
BPT 112 Broadcast Writing 3 2 0 4
BPT 131 Audio/Radio Production I 2 6 0 4
BPT 135 Radio Performance I 0 6 0 2
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry NEW VERSION Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CIS 110
OR
Introduction to Computers Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (2) (2) (0) (3)
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
Totals

Class Hours: 12
Lab/Shop Hours: 16
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 18

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BPT 111 Broadcast Law & Ethics 3 0 0 3
BPT 113 Broadcast Sales 3 0 0 3
BPT 132 Audio/Radio Production II Requisite 2 6 0 4
BPT 136 Radio Performance II Requisite 0 6 0 2
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
PSY 118
OR
Interpersonal Psychology REVISED REQUISITE 3 0 0 3
PSY 150 General Psychology REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction (3) (0) (0) (3)
Totals

Class Hours: 11
Lab/Shop Hours: 12
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 15

Summer Term

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective Comprehensive Articulation Agreement ** ** 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
COM 110
OR
Introduction to Communication REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
COM 231 Public Speaking REVISED REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 3
Lab/Shop Hours: 0
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 6

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BPT 210 Broadcast Management 3 0 0 3
BPT 215 Broadcast Programming 3 0 0 3
BPT 231 Video/TV Production I NEW REQUISITE Requisite 2 6 0 4
BPT 235 TV Performance I 0 6 0 2
BPT 241 Broadcast Journalism I 3 2 0 4
BPT 255 Computer-Based Production REVISED REQUISITE Requisite 2 3 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 13
Lab/Shop Hours: 17
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 19

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BPT 232 Video/TV Production II Requisite 2 6 0 4
BPT 236 TV Performance II Requisite 0 6 0 2
BPT 250 Institutional Video NEW REQUISITE 2 3 0 3
BPT 285 Broadcast Prod Capstone Requisite 1 6 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
MAT 110
OR
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy NEW VERSION Requisite 2 2 0 3
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy NEW VERSION Comprehensive Articulation Agreement Universal General Education Transfer Component Global Distinction Requisite (2) (2) (0) (3)
Totals

Class Hours: 7
Lab/Shop Hours: 23
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 15

Total Credit Hours: 73

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)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

Additional Information

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives — Select one: HUM 110, HUM 115, PHI 230, PHI 240, ART 111, HUM 220, MUS 110, PHI 215, REL 110

Hours will vary depending on course selection.

New students may be enrolled during any semester. Please contact your advisor for details.

A30120 REVISED