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Introduction to Broadcasting
INTR BROADCAST
CLASS CODE: COMM 260 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: BUSINESS & COMMUNICATION
DEPARTMENT: COMMUNICATION
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Orientation to radio, television and other electronic media careers. Hands-on and interactive lab assignments provide introduction to basic radio and television production techniques.
TAUGHT: W/F 2004, S/F 2005, W/F 2006, S/F 2007, W/F 2008
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Discussion of radio and television as a career. Instruction in basic radio and television production techniques. Instruction in audio production recording and sound reinforcement.
Broadcasting as a career opportunity. Basics of audio and video production techniques.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Learn historical background of the radio/television industry. Learn how the radio/television industry operates in today’s marketplace. Learn of future and emerging technologies in the radio/television industry. Explore radio/television industry as a possible career. Create real-world hands-on audio projects.
REQUIREMENTS: Tests, group presentation and evaluations, career evaluation, individual research paper, written evaluation, projects, readings, lectures, and discussions.
PREREQUISITES: For Broadcasting majors or minors, or consent of Instructor.
OTHER: A more detailed syllabus description can be found on the faculty web page for Ron Weekes:
http://www2.byui.edu/ricks/employee/WEEKESR/
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003