Broadcast Arts (AABCA)

Associate in Arts

This program has been replaced by Broadcast Media Arts Associate in Arts Degree (AABCM).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 associate degree 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 4-year college or university.

This is a high demand program as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.

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This program has been replaced by Broadcast Media Arts Associate in Arts Degree (AABCM).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.

2018-19

2018-2019 Academic Requirements

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: Articulation Agreements.
Division
Humanities, Social & Behav Sci
Department
Humanities Dept
Advisors
Dena Blair
(Items marked with an icon online icon are available online.)
First Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
COM 150   Introduction to Radio Production 3
COM 155   Scriptwriting for Broadcast Arts 3
COM 160   Voice and Articulation 3
Elective(s)   Math 3
Elective(s)   Social and Behavioral Science 1 3
Total 15
Second Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
COM 142   Oral Interpretation of Literature 3
COM 170   Advanced Radio Production 3
ENG 111   Composition I 4
Elective(s)   Arts and Humanities 2 (Not COM) 3
Elective(s)   Natural Sciences 3
Total 16
Third Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
COM 101   Fundamentals of Speaking 3
ENG 107   Technical Writing Fundamentals 3
COM 183 or Persuasion  
COM 210   Nonverbal Communication 3
COM 130   Introduction to Mass Communication 3
Elective(s)   Natural Sciences with Lab 3
Total 15
Fourth Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
COM 235   Broadcast Arts Practicum 3
COM 240   Broadcast Arts Internship 3
Elective(s)   Social and Behavioral Science 2 3
    Elective Any 100-level or above course(s) to reach a minimum of 60 credits. * 5
Total 14
Total Credits Required
60

 

Footnotes

*Additional communication courses not already used in the program are recommended.