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Broadcast Announcing (CRT.RTVAN)

Students will be prepared for a career as an on-air talent for radio or television by working with various forms of live and recorded announcing, including news, weather, and advertising. All coursework in the Broadcast Announcing certificate can be applied to an associate in applied science degree in Broadcast Communication.

Program requirements may change over time. Specific degree/graduation requirements are determined by a degree audit.

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FIRST YEAR
First Semester
Hours
CORE
COM-150
Introduction to Broadcasting

COM-150
Introduction to Broadcasting

Emphasis is placed on all aspects of the broadcasting industry including history, digital radio, high definition television, programming, the FCC, advertising, and responsibility to society. A brief explanation of the technical operations of a station is presented.


Course Outline

3.0
CORE
COM-155
Radio-TV Announcing

COM-155
Radio-TV Announcing

The principles of broadcast announcing are discussed and are applied to reading commercials, news, voice tracking, sports, and on-air music announcing. Interviewing techniques and the relationship between the announcer and the public are included.


Course Outline

3.0
CORE
COM-072
Fall Sportscasting

COM-072
Fall Sportscasting

This course is designed to give a background in announcing various sporting events. Experience includes broadcasting fall sports at local high schools and Lake Land College on WLKL, LLC's radio station. Training of broadcast equipment is also included.


Course Outline

OR
CORE
COM-082
Fall Athletic Announcing

COM-082
Fall Athletic Announcing

This course is designed to refine sports announcing skills. Experience includes broadcasting fall sports at local high schools and Lake Land College on WLKL, LLC's radio station. Training of broadcast equipment is also included.


Course Outline

1.0
CORE
COM-111
Intro to Speech Communication

COM-111
Intro to Speech Communication

Focuses on the fundamental principles and methods of selection, analyzing, organizing, developing and communicating information, evidence, and points of view to audiences.


Course Outline

3.0
CORE
COM-180
Basic TV Production

COM-180
Basic TV Production

The course is designed to acquaint students with various aspects of professional TV studio and field production. Technical proficiency in basic camera operation direction and non-linear editing are stressed. Actual production of interviews, commercials, and news are included.


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CORE
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COM Elective

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COM Elective

No Description Available
3.0

Semester Totals

13.0
Second Semester
CORE
COM-073
Spring Sportscasting

COM-073
Spring Sportscasting

This course is designed to improve basketball, baseball and softball announcing skills. Training and practice of sportscasting continues with coverage of Lake Land College and high school sporting events on WLKL, LLC's radio station.


Course Outline

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CORE
COM-083
Spring Athletic Announcing

COM-083
Spring Athletic Announcing

This course is designed to enhance basketball, baseball and softball announcing skills. Experience includes broadcasting high school and Lake Land College sports on WLKL, LLC's radio station. The fundamentals of play-by-play, color commentary, analysis, and interviewing are included.


Course Outline

2.0
CORE
COM-160
Radio Station Operation

COM-160
Radio Station Operation

A practical demonstration course to begin "on air" work. In addition to air time, other duties such as news gathering, production, programming, etc. are assigned. Reading meters, filling out operating logs and editing audio are also incorporated.


Course Outline

5.0
CORE
COM-165
Broadcast Writing

COM-165
Broadcast Writing

The principles of broadcast journalism, copy writing, oral style, editing, writing effective commercial copy, and libel laws are discussed for visual and audio productions.


Course Outline

4.0
ELE
COM-185
Advanced Radio Production

COM-185
Advanced Radio Production

In this course students polish the skills and techniques of boardwork, announcing, voice tracking, news and sports writing, and production. The importance of promotion, management of station personnel, and programming a station for profit are stressed.


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COM Elective

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COM Elective

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4.0

Semester Totals

15.0

Total Program Hours

28.0
 
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