|Introduction to Broadcasting|
|CLASS CODE:||COMM 260||CREDITS: 3|
|DIVISION:||BUSINESS & 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:
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2003|