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Program Requirements

Broadcast Production - Television: Associate in Applied Science

Minimum Credits for Graduation: 60

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First Semester

Course Credits Schedule
Minimum Total Semester Credits 16  
COMM101, Mass Media*
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
COMM110, Aesthetics/Techniques of Video and Film Editing*
1 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
COMM111, Foundations of Digital Editing*
1 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
COMM112, Foundations of Motion Graphics*
1 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
COMM120, Broadcast Operations*
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ENGL100, Academic Writing I*
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
FSS 160, Freshman Seminar - Communication and Media Arts
1 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
PSYC103, Introduction to Psychology
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
OR SOCI101, Introduction to Sociology
Fa, Wi, Sp, Su

Second Semester

Course Credits Schedule
Minimum Total Semester Credits 15  
ART 104, History of Photography and Video
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
OR ART 106, Introduction to Photojournalism
Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
OR ART 111, Photography I
Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
COMM140, Introduction to Field Production*
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
COMM210, Production and Direction*
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ENGL101, Academic Writing II
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
Mathematics Elective
MATH1, MATH1 Elective
MATH2, MATH2 Elective

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Third Semester

Course Credits Schedule
Minimum Total Semester Credits 15  
COMM245, Professional Video Editing and Post Production*
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
ENGL201, Fundamentals of Speech
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
Humanities Elective
ARAB, ARAB Elective
ART 101, History and Appreciation of Art I
ART 102, History and Appreciation of Art II
ART 104, History of Photography and Video
CHIN, CHIN Elective
ENGL102, Approaches to Literature
ENGL103, Report Writing
ENGL108, Performance Poetry & the Spoken Word
ENGL130, Creative Writing Journal and Portfolio I
ENGL135, Writing Workshop - Short Narrative Film
ENGL200, Screenwriting
ENGL203, Techniques of Listening
ENGL205, American Literature I
ENGL206, American Literature II
ENGL208, Introduction to Native American Literature
ENGL215, Short Fiction
ENGL216, Advanced Screenwriting
ENGL218, Smart TV
ENGL220, Literature for Children
ENGL225, World Literature I
ENGL226, World Literature II
ENGL227, Creative Writing Workshop
ENGL229, Introduction to Poetry
ENGL230, Creative Writing Journal and Portfolio II
ENGL233, Film Analysis
ENGL237, Journalism
ENGL239, Newspaper Editing
ENGL245, Survey of British Literature I
ENGL246, Survey of British Literature II
ENGL247, Beat Movement in American Literature
ENGL248, Contemporary Women Writers
ENGL250, Field Studies in Literature
ENGL255, Writing the Dramatic Television Series
ENGL256, Playwriting
ENGL258, Creative Nonfiction
ENGL260, Creative Writing Portfolio
ENGL261, Visiting Writer Series Workshop
ENGL262, Writing Workshop - Poetry
ENGL271, Writing Internship
ENGL274, Marketing the Screenplay
ENGL275, Getting Published - Prose and Poetry
ENGL298, Cinema Capstone
ENVS105, Environmental Ethics
ESOL, ESOL Elective
FREN, FREN Elective
GERM, GERM Elective
HUMN, HUMN Elective
ITAL, ITAL Elective
MUSI101, Music Appreciation
MUSI108, Music Theory I
MUSI109, Music Theory II
PHIL, PHIL Elective
RUSN, RUSN Elective
SPAN, SPAN Elective
WGST248, Contemporary Women Writers

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Program Elective
Select 2 Courses
ANTH, ANTH Elective
ARAB, ARAB Elective
ART 101, History and Appreciation of Art I
ART 102, History and Appreciation of Art II
ART 104, History of Photography and Video
ASTR, ASTR Elective
BIOL, BIOL Elective
BUAD, BUAD Elective
CHEM, CHEM Elective
CHIN, CHIN Elective
COMM, COMM Elective
CRJU104, Introduction to Corrections
CRJU105, Introduction to Criminal Justice
CRJU217, Ethics in Criminal Justice
CSCI160, Introduction to Computer Programming
CSCI165, Computing Fundamentals I
CSCI205, Computing Fundamentals II
ECON, ECON Elective
EDUC295, Foundations of Education
ENGL102, Approaches to Literature
ENGL103, Report Writing
ENGL108, Performance Poetry & the Spoken Word
ENGL130, Creative Writing Journal and Portfolio I
ENGL135, Writing Workshop - Short Narrative Film
ENGL200, Screenwriting
ENGL203, Techniques of Listening
ENGL205, American Literature I
ENGL206, American Literature II
ENGL208, Introduction to Native American Literature
ENGL215, Short Fiction
ENGL216, Advanced Screenwriting
ENGL218, Smart TV
ENGL220, Literature for Children
ENGL225, World Literature I
ENGL226, World Literature II
ENGL227, Creative Writing Workshop
ENGL229, Introduction to Poetry
ENGL230, Creative Writing Journal and Portfolio II
ENGL233, Film Analysis
ENGL237, Journalism
ENGL239, Newspaper Editing
ENGL245, Survey of British Literature I
ENGL246, Survey of British Literature II
ENGL247, Beat Movement in American Literature
ENGL248, Contemporary Women Writers
ENGL250, Field Studies in Literature
ENGL255, Writing the Dramatic Television Series
ENGL256, Playwriting
ENGL258, Creative Nonfiction
ENGL260, Creative Writing Portfolio
ENGL261, Visiting Writer Series Workshop
ENGL262, Writing Workshop - Poetry
ENGL271, Writing Internship
ENGL274, Marketing the Screenplay
ENGL275, Getting Published - Prose and Poetry
ENGL298, Cinema Capstone
ENVS, ENVS Elective
ESOL, ESOL Elective
FREN, FREN Elective
GEOG, GEOG Elective
GEOL, GEOL Elective
GERM, GERM Elective
HSTY, HSTY Elective
HUMN, HUMN Elective
ITAL, ITAL Elective
MATH1, MATH1 Elective
MATH2, MATH2 Elective
METR, METR Elective
MUSI101, Music Appreciation
MUSI108, Music Theory I
MUSI109, Music Theory II
PHIL, PHIL Elective
PHSC, PHSC Elective
POSC, POSC Elective
PSYC, PSYC Elective
RECR150, Play Across Cultures
RUSN, RUSN Elective
SOCE, SOCE Elective
SOCI, SOCI Elective
SPAN, SPAN Elective
WGST, WGST Elective

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Fourth Semester

Course Credits Schedule
Minimum Total Semester Credits 14  
COMM145, DVD Authoring*
1 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
COMM170, Broadcast Copywriting*
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
COMM225, Communication Law and Ethics*
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
COMM262, Portfolio Preparation-Communication*
1 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su
COMM290, Television News Production*
3 Fa, Wi, Sp, Su

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A "C" or better grade is required in ENGL 100 and all Communication (COMM) courses.

A student exempted from ENGL 100 must substitute a three credit liberal arts elective. The course should be selected in consultation with the student's advisor.

Restricted Program Electives (two courses): Select from Liberal Arts, Business, or Communication areas. Program advisor approval is required. ENGL 237 and ENGL 239 are recommended for students who wish to develop strengths in print and/or online writing.

*Grade of C or better is required