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Broadcast Arts (AABCA)

Associate in Arts Degree

This program has been replaced by Broadcast Media Arts Associate in Arts Degree (AABCM). Students currently enrolled need to complete it by the end of the Spring/Summer 2022 semester.

If you have questions about this program please contact a program advisor or contact a general student advisor.


The Broadcast Arts program provides training in radio and gives students basic knowledge of radio production, programming, and announcing. The program emphasizes communication skills needed for jobs in a variety of fields, including advertising, public relations, broadcast journalism and program production, and prepares students for transfer to a four-year institution.


Eastern Michigan University; BA and BS degrees; and
Lawrence Technological University, BS degree.

Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: www.wccnet.edu/curriculum/articulation/levelone/colleges/.

Contact Information

Humanities, Social & Behav Sci
Humanities Dept
Dena Blair


(Items marked in orange are available online.)
First Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
COM 130 Introduction to Mass Communication 3
COM 155 Scriptwriting for Broadcast Arts 3
ENG 111 Composition I 4
Elective(s) Math 3 - 4
Elective(s) Social and Behavioral Science 3
Total 16 - 17
Second Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
COM 142 Oral Interpretation of Literature 3
COM 160 Voice and Articulation 3
ENG 226 Composition II 3
Elective(s) Arts and Humanities 3
Elective(s) Computer and Information Literacy 3
Total 15
Third Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
COM 101 Fundamentals of Speaking 3
COM 150 Introduction to Radio Production 3
COM 183 or Persuasion
COM 210 Nonverbal Communication 3
Elective(s) Natural Sciences * 3 - 4
Elective(s) Social and Behavioral Science 3
Total 15 - 16
Fourth Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
Elective(s) Arts and Humanities 3
Elective Any 100-level or above course to reach a minimum of 60 credits.** 3
COM 170 Advanced Radio Production 3
COM 240 Broadcast Arts Internship 3
Total 12
Fifth Semester
Class Title Minimum Credits
COM 235 Broadcast Arts Practicum 3
Total 3
Total Credits Required
61 - 63


*Students who plan to transfer to a four-year college should select a lab-based, MACRAO approved science course.
**Additional communication courses not already used in the program are recommended.

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