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2015-16 College Catalog

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Television and Radio - A.A. Degree (Transfer)

An Arts and Sciences Area of Study

Application Code 263

For curriculum information, contact the Arts and Humanities Division—Room HVPA-200—443-518-1480.

This curriculum is designed for students transferring to a four-year institution majoring in high-demand technological media programs. Students are advised to check the requirements of the institution to which they intend to transfer. The main emphasis of the Television and Radio area of study is design principles and execution through hands-on experience with digital equipment and computer-based technology.

General Education Core

Students enrolled in transfer patterns must take a minimum of 30 credits in General Education. Each student’s total of general education and required courses must equal at least 60 semester hours of credit.

English Composition

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENGL-121College Composition

3

Arts & Humanities

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Arts & Humanities Core Group A

3

-Arts & Humanities Core Group B

3

The Arts & Humanities requirement may alternatively be fulfilled by completing a World Language Sequence plus one of the following courses: SPCH-151, THET-101, THET-102, THET-103, THET-202, THET-241, or WMST-193. Students who complete a World Language Sequence are not required to complete General Education Core Electives.

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group A

3

-Social & Behavioral Sciences Core Group B

3

Biological & Physical Sciences

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Science Core Course (must include lab)

4

-Science Core Course

3

Mathematics

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Mathematics Core Course

3

Core Electives

Course NumberTitleCredits
-Any General Education Core Courses

6

Required Courses Related to Major

Course NumberTitleCredits
ARTT-299Arts Portfolio Seminar

2

FILM-139Principles of Film and Media Production

3

TVRD-125Concept and Story Development

3

TVRD-129Mass Media

3

TVRD-220Introduction to Broadcasting

3


Electives - Select 15 credits from the following courses according to transfer plans:

Course NumberTitleCredits
TVRD-120Principles of Video Editing

3

TVRD-140Video Production I

3

TVRD-150Introduction to Radio

3

TVRD-151Radio News Production

3

TVRD-223Writing for Screen Narrative

3

TVRD-224Writing for Radio and Multimedia

3

TVRD-225Cinematography and Lighting for Film and Television

3

TVRD-230Television Production I

3

TVRD-231Television Production II

3

TVRD-240Video Production II

3

TVRD-260Commercial and Music Radio Production

3

TVRD-261Radio Documentary and Talk Show Production

3

TVRD-290Television and Radio Internship I

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Total Credit Hours: 60

A graduate should be able to

  1. 1. Identify, understand, evaluate, and apply ethical reasoning in electronic media production.
  2. 2. Develop and demonstrate self-confidence, motivation, open-mindedness, risk-taking, and insight as it applies to electronic media production.
  3. 3. Demonstrate a mastery of industry standard electronic media production equipment including cameras, lighting, and sound as well as post-production equipment including non-linear editing hardware and software.
  4. 4. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of and appreciation for the aesthetic of both picture and sound in electronic media through pre-production, production, and post-production.