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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Radio Broadcasting Certificate

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A specialized certificate program designed to be completed within 1-academic school year. The program provides an overview of the practice, technology, production and promotion/sales of Radio Broadcasting. Topics include On-air presentation skills, radio board operation, audio production, radio news, radio production, call screening, radio promotions, programming, voice over, and interviewing.

Students trained via the nationwide music scheduling software certification MusicMaster, Inc.. Students learn the trade while being trained on broadcast industry standard equipment, approaching tasks in a laboratory environment, going through industry standard certification, and having industry guest lecturers and/or speakers.

Admission Requirements

The total number of applicants admitted may be limited. The following requirements must be met:

  • A minimum overall college GPA of 2.5

  • Completed the following; COM 201 (Mass Media), COM 202 Law & Ethics of the First Amendment and FILM 215,Production Technology Skills, Audio Tech, or equivalent

  • Work experience may substitute for the above academic prerequisites and is subject to evaluation by the advisor

Graduation Requirements
Obtain a passing grade of C- or higher in each course within the Certificate Program.

Program Requirements
Students are required to apply for admission into the program. Students are also required to understand, speak and write conversational English.  Students must have a basic understanding of computers.


Work experience may substitute for academic prerequisites and is subject to evaluation by the advisor.

Required Courses

Total Credits: 34

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