Broadcast Media Arts (AABCM)

Associate in Arts

The Broadcast Media Arts program provides hands-on training in the realm of radio and gives students experience in live production, script-writing, announcing and editing. The program course offerings emphasize the communication and technical skills needed for jobs in a variety of fields within the media industry, including advertising, public relations, broadcast journalism, project production and producing. This program prepares students to either enter directly into the workforce or transfer to a four-year institution.

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2019-20 | 2020-21

2020-2021 Academic Requirements

The Broadcast Media Arts program provides hands-on training in the realm of radio and gives students experience in live production, script-writing, announcing and editing. The program course offerings emphasize the communication and technical skills needed for jobs in a variety of fields within the media industry, including advertising, public relations, broadcast journalism, project production and producing. This program prepares students to either enter directly into the workforce or transfer to a four-year institution.

Eastern Michigan University; BA and BS degrees

Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: https://www.wccnet.edu/learn/transfer-wcc-credits/articulation-agreements.php .

Division
Humanities, Social & Behav Sci
Department
Communications, Media &Theatre
Advisors
Dena Blair
First Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
COM 101   Fundamentals of Speaking 3
COM 155   Scriptwriting for Broadcast Arts 3
Elective   Math Elective(s) 3
Elective   Soc. Sci. Elective(s) 1 3
Elective   Restricted Elective(s): COM 142, COM 183, COM 210, COM 235, COM 240, DRA 152, FLM 120, GDT 104, JRN 111, PHO 111 or VID 105 3-4
Total 15
Second Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
COM 160   Voice and Articulation 3
ENG 111   Composition I 4
Elective   Nat. Sci. Elective(s) 3
Elective   Restricted Elective(s): Select two courses from COM 142, COM 183, COM 210, COM 235, COM 240, DRA 152, FLM 120, GDT 104, JRN 111, PHO 111 or VID 105 6-7
Total 16
Third Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
COM 130   Introduction to Mass Communication 3
COM 150   Introduction to Radio Production 3
ENG 107   Technical Writing Fundamentals 3
Elective   Nat. Sci. Lab Elective(s) 3
Elective   Restricted Elective(s): COM 142, COM 183, COM 210, COM 235, COM 240, DRA 152, FLM 120, GDT 104, JRN 111, PHO 111 or VID 105 3-4
Total 15
Fourth Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
COM 170   Advanced Radio Production 3
Elective   Soc. Sci. Elective(s) 2 3
Elective   Arts/Human. Elective(s) 2 (not COM) 3
Elective   Restricted Elective(s): Select two courses from COM 142, COM 183, COM 210, COM 235, COM 240, DRA 152, FLM 120, GDT 104, JRN 111, PHO 111 or VID 105 6-7
Total 15

Total Credits Required
61