Certificates

Radio On-Air Certificate

This Certificate is designed for students who are interested in the performance side of the industry and prepares students for an entry-level job in a variety of areas. Students will receive hands-on instruction in the skills needed to work as disc jockeys, newscasters, voice-over artists and other performance areas of the radio industry.

 

Required Courses

RTV 01 Introduction to Broadcasting 3.0 CSU
RTV 02 On-Air Personality Development 3.0 CSU OR
RTV 02A On-Air Personality Development-Spanish Market 3.0
RTV 05 Radio-TV Newswriting 3.0
RTV 07A Commercial Voice-Overs 3.0
RTV 11A Beginning Radio Production 3.0 CSU
RTV 11B Advanced Radio Production 3.0 CSU
RTV 15 Broadcast Business Practices 3.0
RTV 16 Broadcast Career Preparation 3.0
RTV 97A Radio/Entertainment Industry Seminar 1.0
RTV 97B Radio/Entertainment Industry Internship 1.0
RTV 97C KSAK Radio/Internet Radio Internship OR 1.0

Total Core Units 26.0

Along with at least nine (9) units from the following courses:

RTV 03 Sportscasting and Reporting 1.5
RTV 04 Broadcast News Field Reporting 3.0
RTV 05 Radio-TV Newswriting 3.0
RTV 06 Broadcast Traffic Reporting 1.5
RTV 07B Advanced Commercial Voice-overs 3.0
RTV 09 Broadcast Sales and Promotion 3.0
RTV 10 Radio Management and Programming 3.0
RTV 12 Commercial Copywriting 3.0
RTV 17 Internet Radio and Podcasting 3.0
RTV 26 Current Issues in Entertainment Law 3.0
RTV 27 Radio Drama 3.0
RTV 31 History of Radio DJs 3.0
RTV 32 Radio-TV Internet Applications 3.0
RTV 33 Radio Show Producer Techniques and Procedures 3.0

Total Units for the Radio On-Air Certificate 35

Radio Behind-the-Scenes Certificate

This Certificate is designed for students who are interested in the non-performance side of the industry and prepares students for an entry-level job in a variety of areas including production, promotion, copywriting and management.

Required Courses

RTV 01 Introduction to Broadcasting 3.0 CSU
RTV 09 Broadcast Sales and Promotions 3.0
RTV 10 Radio Management and Programming 3.0
RTV 11A Beginning Radio Production 3.0 CSU
RTV 11B Advanced Radio Production 3.0 CSU
RTV 15 Broadcast Business Practices 3.0
RTV 16 Broadcast Career Preparation 3.0
RTV 97A Radio/Entertainment Industry Seminar 1.0
RTV 97B Radio/Entertainment Industry Internship 1.0
RTV 97C KSAK Radio/Internet Radio Internship 1.0 OR

Total Core Units 26.0

Along with at least six (6) units from the following courses:

RTV 12 Commercial Copywriting 3.0
RTV 26 Current Issues in Entertainment Law 3.0
RTV 27 Radio Drama 3.0
RTV 31 History of Radio DJs 3.0
RTV 32 Radio-TV Internet Applications 3.0
RTV 33 Radio Show Producer Techniques and Procedures 3.0

Total Units for the Radio Behind-the-Scenes Certificate 35.00

Television Production Certificate

This course of study is designed to prepare students for an entry-level job in the industry in a variety of areas including camera operation, audio recordist and mixer, editor, DVD author, sceenwriter, director and general production crew member. The program emphasizes hands-on experience in production and training in the business sides of broadcasting and production.

Required Courses

RTV 01 Introduction to Broadcasting 3.0 CSU
RTV 14 Media Aesthetics 3.0
RTV 15 Broadcast Business Practices 3.0
RTV 19A Beginning Television Production 3.0 CSU
RTV 19B Advanced Television Production 3.0 CSU
RTV 98A Television/Entertainment Industry Seminar 1.0
RTV 100 Work Experience in Film and Television 1.0 - 3.0

Total Core Units 17.0

Along with at least 9 units from the following courses

RTV 18 Writing for Television and Film 3.0
RTV 20 Television News Production 3.0
RTV 21 Remote Television Production and Engineering 3.5
RTV 22 Editing for Film and Television 3.0

Total for the Television Production Certificate: 26.0

Elective Courses: (Recommended)

ANIM 15 Storyboarding 3.0
THTR 17 Acting for Television 3.0
RTV 26 Current Issues in Entertainment Law 3.0

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