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Broadcasting and Production Technology - Fall Entry

Curriculum Description

Students enrolled in the Broadcasting 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.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow the recommended curriculum model below should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

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NC CIP: 10.0202
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2021

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BPT 110 Intro to Broadcasting 3 0 0 3
BPT 112 Broadcast Writing 3 2 0 4
BPT 131 Audio/Radio Production I 2 6 0 4
BPT 135 Radio Performance I 0 6 0 2
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry 3 0 0 3
Select one:
Introduction to Computers (2) (2) (0) (3)
  OR        
Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
  Total: 12 16 0 18

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BPT 111 Broadcast Law & Ethics 3 0 0 3
BPT 113 Broadcast Sales 3 0 0 3
BPT 132 Audio/Radio Production II 2 6 0 4
BPT 136 Radio Performance II 0 6 0 2
Select one:
Interpersonal Psychology 3 0 0 3
  OR        
General Psychology (3) (0) (0) (3)
  Total: 11 12 0 15

Summer Term

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective ** ** 0 3
Select one:
Introduction to Communication (3) (0) (0) (3)
  OR        
Public Speaking 3 0 0 3
  Total: 3 0 0 6

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BPT 210 Broadcast Management 3 0 0 3
BPT 215 Broadcast Programming 3 0 0 3
BPT 231 Video/TV Production I 2 6 0 4
BPT 235 TV Performance I 0 6 0 2
BPT 241 Broadcast Journalism I 3 2 0 4
BPT 255 Computer-Based Production 2 3 0 3
  Total: 13 17 0 19

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
BPT 232 Video/TV Production II 2 6 0 4
BPT 236 TV Performance II 0 6 0 2
BPT 250 Institutional Video 2 3 0 3
BPT 285 Broadcast Prod Capstone 1 6 0 3
Select one:
Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 2 2 0 3
  OR        
Quantitative Literacy (2) (2) (0) (3)
  Total: 7 23 0 15

Total Credit Hours: 73

Legend

  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

Additional Information

Humanities/Fine Arts Electives — Select one: HUM 110, HUM 115, PHI 230, PHI 240, ART 111, HUM 220, MUS 110, PHI 215, REL 110

Hours will vary depending on course selection.

New students may be enrolled during any semester. Please contact your advisor for details.

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