Five Towns College 2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Oct 25, 2021  
Five Towns College 2020-2021 Catalog

Mass Communication, Broadcasting Concentration, B.S.


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

Concentration Overview

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
BRD 102 - Broadcast Fundamentals; (3cr)  
BRD 201 - Voice and Diction; (3cr)  
BRD 212 - Broadcast Announcing; (3cr)  
BRD 312 - Broadcast Programming; (3cr)  
Broadcast Concentration Elective 300 - 400; (12cr)      
Total Concentration Credits: 24

Recommended Sequence of Courses
Course Name    
Semester 1
  Semester 2
ENG 101 - English Composition 1; (3cr)       BRD 102 - Broadcast Fundamentals; (3cr) 
MAC 101 - Mass Communication; (3cr)       BUS 275 - Social Media Concepts and Practice; (3cr)   
MAC 121 - Fundamental Communication Lab 1; (3cr)       ENG 102 - English Composition 2; (3cr)   
Oral Communication Competency Elective; (3cr)       MAC 122 - Fundamental Communication Lab 2; (3cr)   
VID 131 - Introductory Production: Television Workshop; (3cr)       MAC 150 - Introduction to Live Sound; (3cr)   
Total 15   Total 15
Semester 3
  Semester 4
BRD 102 - Broadcast Fundamentals; (3cr)    Writing Elective; (3cr)   
ENG 202 - Broadcast Newswriting and Reporting; (3cr)    MAC 222 - Intermediate Communication Lab 4; (3cr) 
MAC 202 - History and Application of Media Law; (3cr)       MAC 290 - Digital Media Art: Video and Motion; (3cr) 
MAC 221 - Intermediate Communication Lab 3; (3cr)       MAC 299 - Radio Broadcasting and Operations; (3cr) 
MAC 280 - Digital Media Art: Design; (3cr)       Diversity Competency Elective; (3cr)  
Total 15   Total 15
Semester 5
  Semester 6
BRD 212 - Broadcast Announcing; (3cr)     BRD 312 - Broadcast Programming; (3cr) 
Broadcast Concentration Elective 300 - 400; (3cr)      Broadcast Concentration Elective 300 - 400; (3cr)  
MAC 211 - Broadcast Journalism; (3cr)     ENG 203 - Journalism; (3cr)   
MAC 301 - New and Emerging Media; (3cr)       MAC 322 - Advanced Communication Lab 6; (3cr)   
MAC 321 - Advanced Communication Lab 5; (3cr)       PSY 101 - General Psychology; (3cr)   
Total 15   Total 15
Semester 7
  Semester 8
Broadcast Concentration Elective 300 - 400; (3cr)     Broadcast Concentration Elective 300 - 400; (3cr)  
Liberal Arts and Science Elective; (3cr)      Liberal Arts and Science Elective; (3cr)  
Liberal Arts and Science Elective; (3cr)       Quantitative Competency Elective; (3cr)   
MAC 302 - Media Ethics and Criticism; (3cr)      Scientific Competency Elective; (3cr)   
SOC 361 - Mass Media and Society; (3cr)     SOC 351 - Social Problems; (3cr)  
Total 15   Total 15

 

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