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.

2019-20

2019-2020 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.

Articulation agreement
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
Communications, Media &Theatre
Advisors
Dena Blair
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First Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
COM 101   Fundamentals of Speaking 3
COM 155   Scriptwriting for Broadcast Arts 3
Elective(s)   Math 3
Elective(s)   Social and Behavioral Science 1 3
    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 - 16
Second Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
COM 160   Voice and Articulation 3
ENG 111   Composition I 4
Elective(s)   Natural Sciences 3
    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 - 17
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(s)   Natural Sciences with Lab 3
    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 - 16
Fourth Semester
Class   Title Minimum Credits
COM 170   Advanced Radio Production 3
Elective(s)   Social and Behavioral Science 2 3
Elective(s)   Arts and Humanities 2 (not COM) 3
    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 - 16
Total Credits Required
61 - 65