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 Music Master, 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.
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 and 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
Obtain a passing grade of C- or higher in each course within the Certificate Program.
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.