Plan Code: 1251
This degree is designed to teach the fundamental knowledge and skills needed for today’s Broadcast, Cable, Web, and other forms of digital media news productions. Students prepare for writing, editing and producing radio, television, and other forms of digital media news and news feature programs. The degree prepares students for career advancement in this field and may facilitate transfer, in film/television, communications, broadcasting, journalism, or digital media arts, to a four-year college or university, such as CSU, UC, Chapman University or USC. Employment opportunities include audio/video technicians, camera operators, producers/directors, writers, editors, and a plethora of other audio/video support staff for all forms of digital media news productions.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate the ability to attain the Institutional Student Learning Outcomes (ISLOs).
- Analyze the elements of pre-production, production, and post-production to create an industry-ready news segment.
This degree requires the completion of General Education coursework plus the following:
|Code Number||Course Title||Units|
|R_TV 1||Introduction to Broadcasting||3|
|R_TV 8||Introduction to Media Production||3|
|or R_TV 13||Television Production|
|R_TV 14||Electronic Field Production||3|
|R_TV 36||Broadcast News Production||2.5|
|R_TV 70WE||Work Experience-Radio,TV||1-4|
|IN ADDITION, complete SIX (6) units from the following:|
|Intro to Careers in Radio & Television (2)|
|Writing and Production Planning (3)|
|Introduction to Media Production (3)|
or R_TV 13
|Television Production (3)|
|Television Lighting (2.5)|
|Sports Production (3)|
|Non-Linear Video & Film Editing (3)|
|Music Video Production (2.5)|
|Radio/Television Management and Sales (3)|
|Pro Tools (Digital Audio Recording/Edit) (3)|
|Complete one of the following: 1||19-39|
|Electives (as needed to reach 60 degree-applicable units) 2|
|Minimum Degree Total||60|
Units for the major may be double-counted for LBCC GE, CSU GE, or IGETC; see counselor for limitations.
Elective units from course(s) numbered 1-599, if needed, to reach 60 degree-applicable units.