Five Towns College 2018-2020 Catalog 
  
    Jun 20, 2019  
Five Towns College 2018-2020 Catalog

Mass Communication, Broadcasting Concentration, B.S.


Mass Communication Proram
Broadcasting Concentration
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree
HEGIS Code: 0601.00
Inventory of Registered Program Code: 27401

The Broadcasting Concentration is designed to build upon the major proficiencies acquired by students pursuing a career related to television and radio broadcast media production. The Broadcasting concentration adds specialized proficiencies that focus on broadcasting as a career, cultural influence, and form of individual and collective expression. Graduates of the Broadcasting Concentration are prepared for careers such as on-camera personality, production manager, radio producer, studio floor manager, television writer, video editor, videographer, and video producer.

Broadcasting Concentration

MAC 102 - Broadcast Fundamentals; Credits: 3  
MAC 201 - Voice and Diction; Credits: 3  
MAC 212 - Broadcast Announcing; Credits: 3  
MAC 312 - Broadcast Programming; Credits: 3  
MAC 350 - Podcast Producing; Credits: 3  
MAC 380 - Sportscasting; Credits: 3  
MAC 403 - Broadcast Marketing and Advertising; Credits: 3  
VID 372 - Documentary/Non-Fiction TV; Credits: 3  
Total Concentration Credits: 24

Recommended Sequence of Courses

Course Code
Course Name
Credits
 
Semester 1
 
ENG 101   English Composition 1    3   
MAC 101   Mass Communication    3   
MAC 121   Communication Lab 1    2   
SPE ___   Oral Communication Competency Elective    3   
VID 131   Television Workshop    3   
  Total 14
 
Semester 2
 
BUS 275   Social Media Concepts and Practice    3   
CCP 180   Web Portfolio Design    3   
ENG 102   English Composition 2    3   
MAC 102   Broadcast Fundamentals    3   
MAC 122   Communication Lab 2    2   
MAC 150   Introduction to Live Sound    3   
  Total 17
 
Semester 3
 
ENG 202   Broadcast Newswriting and Reporting    3   
MAC 201   Voice and Diction    3   
MAC 202   History and Application of Media Law    3   
MAC 221   Communication Lab 3    2   
MAC 290   Visual Communication    3   
  Total 14
 
Semester 4
 
ENG 203  or ENG 212   Journalism  or Broadcast Newswriting and Producing    3   
HIS 201   Contemporary Issues    3   
MAC 222   Communication Lab 4    2   
MAC 299   Radio Broadcasting and Operations    3   
PSY 101   General Psychology    3   
  Total 14
 
Semester 5
 
ENG 302   Photojournalism    3   
LAS ___   Liberal Arts and Science Elective (1)    3   
MAC 211   Broadcast Journalism    3   
MAC 212   Broadcast Announcing    3   
MAC 301   New and Emerging Media    3   
MAC 321   Communication Lab 5    2   
  Total 17
 
Semester 6
 
MAC 302   Media Ethics and Criticism    3   
MAC 312   Broadcast Programming    3   
MAC 322   Communication Lab 6    2   
MAT ___   Quantitative Competency Elective    3   
SOC 361    Mass Media and Society    3   
  Total 14
 
Semester 7
 
LAS ___   Liberal Arts and Science Elective (2)    3   
MAC 380   Sportscasting    3   
MAC 403   Broadcast Marketing and Advertising    3   
MAC ___   Mass Comm Program Elective (1)    3   
VID 372   Documentary/Non-Fiction TV    3   
  Total 15
 
Semester 8
 
LAS ___   Liberal Arts and Science Elective (3)    3   
MAC 350   Podcast Producing    3   
MAC ___   Mass Comm Program Elective (2)    3   
SCI ___   Scientific Competency Elective    3   
SOC 351   Social Problems    3   
  Total 15
 
Total Program
120