Radio & Television

Associate of Applied Science Degree

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The AAS degree in RTV will prepare you to enter the television, radio and online content creation industries. In addition to course work, and to enhance the learning process, you will also complete internships at local broadcast and/or video production facilities. When you successfully complete the AAS degree in RTV you may be employed as an announcer, producer, director, writer, multimedia journalist, board operator or in a number of other non-broadcast occupations such as audio or video production.

Learning outcomes: Upon completion of the Radio & Television program, students should be able to:

  • Produce and direct live television programs including: News segments, interview shows, Sports updates, and Weathercasts
  • Produce, shoot, and edit: television commercials, silent films, and institutional videos
  • Produce and record radio: promotions, news updates, commercials, and regular airtime
  • Operate necessary production equipment
  • Write effective scripts for a multitude of productions, from commercials to newscasts
  • Work in, and foster, a cooperative, team environment

General Education Courses

ANT 101

Cultural Anthropology: SS3

3

or

 

 

SOC 101

Introduction to Sociology I: SS3

(3)

or

 

 

PSY 101

General Psychology I: SS3

(3)

BUS 115

Introduction to Business

3

CIS 118

Introduction to PC Applications

3

or

 

 

CSC 105

Computer Literacy

(3)

ENG 121

English Composition I: CO1

3

or

 

 

COM 115

Public Speaking

(3)

MAT 107

Career Math

3

 

 

15

Additional Required Courses

RTV 100

Introduction to Electronic Media

3

RTV 101

Radio Programming & Production I

3

RTV 102

Beginning Television

3

RTV 103

Writing for Television & Radio

3

or

 

 

RTV 104

Corporate Scriptwriting

(3)

RTV 108

Principles of Audio

3

or

 

 

RTV 210

Audio Mixing

(3)

RTV 120

News & Sports Writing & Reporting

3

RTV 180

Internship–KEPC Radio

4

or

 

 

RTV 181

Internship–College ITV Studio

(4)

or

 

 

RTV 182

Internship–Radio Station/Audio Production Company

(4)

or

 

 

RTV 183

Internship–Television Studio/Video Production Company

(4)

RTV 208

Basic Video Production

3

RTV 211

Radio Programming & Production II

3

or

 

 

RTV 212

Advanced Television Production

(3)

RTV 260

Broadcast Management

3

RTV 280

Internship-TV Studio/Video Production II

3

or

 

 

RTV 281

Internship in the News-KEPC Radio

(3)

or

 

 

RTV 282

Internship-KEPC Radio II

(3)

or

 

 

RTV 283

Internship-Radio Station/Audio Production II

(3)

or

 

 

RTV 284

Internship in Telecommunications

(3)

Elective

Choose twelve (12) hours from list below

12

 

46

Total Credit Hours

61

Electives

MGD 102

Introduction to Multimedia

3

MGD 111

Adobe Photoshop I

3

MGD 112

Adobe Illustrator I

3

MGD 141

Web Design I

3

MGD 164

Digital Video Editing I

3

MGD 165

After Effects I

3

MGD 211

Adobe Photoshop II

3

MGD 212

Adobe Illustrator II

3

PHO 101

Professional Photography I

3

PHO 105

Photo & Computer Orientation

2

PHO 120

Fundamentals of Photography

3

RTV 103

Writing for Television & Radio

3

RTV 104

Corporate Scriptwriting

3

RTV 108

Principles of Audio

3

RTV 180

Internship–KEPC Radio

4

RTV 181

Internship–College ITV Studio

4

RTV 182

Internship–Radio Station/Audio Production Company

4

RTV 183

Internship–Television Studio/Video Production Company

4

RTV 210

Audio Mixing

3

RTV 211

Radio Programming & Production II

3

RTV 218

Advanced Video Production

3

RTV 280

Internship–TV Studio/Video Production II

3

RTV 281

Internship in the News–KEPC Radio

3

RTV 282

Internship–KEPC Radio II

3

RTV 283

Internship–Radio Station/Audio Production II

3

RTV 284

Internship in Telecommunications

3

THE 111

Acting I

3

THE 140

Stage Dialects

1

THE 204

Voice & Articulation I

2

THE 216

Theatre Lighting & Design

3

Certificates

Advanced Radio Production and Operations

Gainful Employment Disclosure located at http://apps.ppcc.edu/catalog/ge/advanced-radio-operations/

RTV 101

Radio Programming & Production I

3

RTV 103

Writing for Television & Radio

3

or

 

 

RTV 104

Corporate Scriptwriting

(3)

RTV 108

Principles of Audio

3

RTV 120

News & Sports Writing & Reporting

3

RTV 180

Internship–KEPC Radio

4

RTV 182

Internship–Radio Station/Audio Production Company

4

RTV 210

Audio Mixing

3

RTV 211

Radio Programming & Production II

3

RTV 260

Broadcast Management

3

RTV 283

Internship-Radio Sta/Audio Production II

3

Total Credit Hours

32

Advanced Television and Video Production

Gainful Employment Disclosure located at http://apps.ppcc.edu/catalog/ge/advanced-television-and-video-production/

RTV 102

Beginning Television

3

RTV 103

Writing for Television & Radio

3

RTV 104

Corporate Scriptwriting

3

RTV 108

Principles of Audio

3

RTV 181

Internship–College ITV Studio

4

RTV 183

Internship–Television Studio/Video Production Company

4

RTV 208

Basic Video Production

3

RTV 212

Advanced Television Production

3

RTV 218

Advanced Video Production

3

RTV 260

Broadcast Management

3

Total Credit Hours

32

Basic Radio Production

Gainful Employment Disclosure located at http://apps.ppcc.edu/catalog/ge/basic-radio-production/

RTV 101

Radio Programming & Production I

3

RTV 103

Writing for Television & Radio

3

or

 

 

RTV 104

Corporate Scriptwriting

(3)

RTV 108

Principles of Audio

3

RTV 180

Internship–KEPC Radio

4

RTV 210

Audio Mixing

3

RTV 211

Radio Programming & Production II

3

Total Credit Hours

19

Basic Television Production

Gainful Employment Disclosure located at http://apps.ppcc.edu/catalog/ge/television-emphasis/

RTV 102

Beginning Television

3

RTV 103

Writing for Television & Radio

3

or

 

 

RTV 104

Corporate Scriptwriting

(3)

RTV 181

Internship–College ITV Studio

4

RTV 208

Basic Video Production

3

RTV 212

Advanced Television Production

3

RTV 218

Advanced Video Production

3

Total Credit Hours

19