2017-2018 Academic Bulletin & Student Handbook

Broadcasting and Production Technology Diploma (D30120)

Students enrolled in the Broadcasting and Production Technology curriculum will develop professional skills in radio, television, audio, video, and related applications.

Training will emphasize speech, script writing, production planning, editing, and post production. Students will also study the development of the broadcasting industry, sales, ethics, law, marketing, and management. Hands-on training and teamwork approaches are essential to the instructional process.

Upon successful completion, students are prepared to enter broadcasting, production, and related industries in a variety of occupations.

Course and Hour Requirements

Major Courses

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
BPT 110Intro to Broadcasting
3
0

3

BPT 111Broadcast Law & Ethics
3
0

3

BPT 112Broadcast Writing
3
2

4

BPT 113Broadcast Sales
3
0

3

BPT 131Audio/Radio Production I
2
6

4

BPT 231Video/TV Production I
2
6

4

BPT 232Video/TV Production II
2
6

4

BPT 250Institutional Video
2
3

3

DME 110Intro to Digital Media
2
2

3

DME 130Digital Animation I
2
2

3

Total Major Hours: 34

General Education Courses

Communications:

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ENG 111Writing and Inquiry
3
0

3

Mathematics:

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
MAT 143Quantitative Literacy
2
2

3

Total General Education Hours: 6

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 40

Suggested Sequence of Courses

Fall Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
BPT 110Intro to Broadcasting
3
0

3

BPT 111Broadcast Law & Ethics
3
0

3

BPT 131Audio/Radio Production I
2
6

4

BPT 231Video/TV Production I
2
6

4

DME 110Intro to Digital Media
2
2

3

Total Credit Hours:
12
14
17

Spring Semester

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
BPT 112Broadcast Writing
3
2

4

BPT 113Broadcast Sales
3
0

3

BPT 232Video/TV Production II
2
6

4

BPT 250Institutional Video
2
3

3

DME 130Digital Animation I
2
2

3

Total Credit Hours:
12
13
17

Summer Term

Course NumberTitleClass HoursLab HoursCredits
ENG 111Writing and Inquiry
3
0

3

MAT 143Quantitative Literacy
2
2

3

Total Credit Hours:
6
2
6

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION: 40