Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog 
    Apr 24, 2018  
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Radio Track, Broadcast Media Production

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(R): 309A

This Broadcast Media Production track is designed to prepare the student for employment in the field of radio or audio production. Emphasis is placed on the application of production planning, performance, storytelling, technical operation and management skills in the field radio communications.


General Education Course Selections

Click here to view the Foundation/Distribution Courses  for selection to fulfill the General Education Course Requirements.

Suggested Course Sequence

All students should consult an advisor.

First Semester

Second Semester

Third Semester

Fourth Semester

Total Credit Hours: 60

* ENGL 101 , if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103 , or general elective.


Program Outline / Degree Requirements

General Education Requirements

Foundation Courses

  • English Foundation 3 semester hours (ENGF)
  • Health foundation 1 semester hour (HLTF)
  • Mathematics foundation 3 semester hours (MATF)
  • Speech foundation 3 semester hours (SPCF)

Distribution Courses

  • MUSC 110 - Listening to Music 3 semester hours (ARTD)
  • Behavioral and social sciences distribution 3 semester hours (BSSD)
  • Natural science distribution with lab 4 semester hours (NSLD)

Total Credit Hours: 60

* ENGL 101 , if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103 , or general elective.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Record Professional Audio in studios using a Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) and/or announce booth, and on location, with a variety of microphones and recording devices.

  • Write successfully for broadcast to engage, inform or entertain various target audiences.

  • Produce professional segments and programs of various lengths for the audio/radio industry.

  • Plan, prepare and solve technical and logistical problems to successfully meet production deadlines.

  • Analyze and demonstrate an understanding of the rapidly changing structure of the radio and sound recording industry and its employment opportunities.


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