Course Descriptions



100 Introduction To Radio and Television - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 100.
This course is a survey of electronic media including radio, television, film and/or multimedia. Emphasis is placed on the history of broadcasting, new technologies, programming, and the social and cultural aspects of broadcasting in the United States and globally. This course is intended for radio, film and television majors and anyone interested in the broadcast industry. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

101 Media Law and Ethics - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 101 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Levels R6 and W6.
This course is an introduction to legal issues affecting Journalists in print, radio, television and the Internet. Emphasis is placed on the application of the First Amendment to traditional media sources and emerging technologies. Topics include libel, invasion of privacy, prior restraint, freedom of information, copyright, and the protection of sources. This course is intended for students majoring in Radio, Television, Film, and Digital Journalism. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

105 Media Performance - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 105.
This course is an introductory, practical study of broadcast announcing. Emphasis is placed on interpretation of copy and pronunciation. Topics also include the practical use of audio equipment and ad libbing. This course is designed for radio and television majors and anyone seeking employment in the broadcast industry. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

106 Acting for Radio/Voice-Over - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5. Radio, Television and Film 105 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 106, Dramatic Arts 106, Dramatic Arts 265 or Radio and Television 265.
This course is a practical study of the voice-over industry. Emphasis is placed on voice-over acting techniques for radio and television commercials, multimedia and other audio and video presentations. Students are expected to read aloud extensively as well as to record their voice for critique and self-evaluation. Topics also include an overview of the voice-over business, marketing, current technology, and professional work and studio etiquette. This course is intended for students majoring in radio, television and film or drama as well as for anyone interested in the voice-over business. This course is cross listed with Drama (DRAM) 106. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

107 Audio Production - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 107.
This course is a study of the theory and practice of sound and audio techniques for radio, television, film and multimedia. Emphasis is placed on sound waveform terms, microphones, signal processors and consoles and control surfaces. This course is designed for radio, television, film and multimedia majors and anyone interested in the field of audio production. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

110 Introduction to Scriptwriting - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 101 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Levels R6 and W6.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 110.
This course is a study of the theory and practice of writing for electronic and film media. Emphasis is placed on the techniques of narrative and documentary writing and scripting. This course is intended for students majoring in radio, television and film and those seeking employment in the field. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

111 Producing for On Location Filming - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Radio, Television and Film 110 and Radio, Television and Film 124, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 111.
This course is an introduction to pre-production, planning and the logistics of filming on location. Emphasis is placed on the creative and technical analysis required to transform a movie script into film. Topics include lining a script, script breakdown, production planning, budget, location scouting, permit processes, technical scouting, production meetings, shooting on location, liability, community sensitivities and public relations. This course is designed for students majoring in radio, television and film and anyone interested in location film production. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

112 Documentary Film Production - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Radio, Television and Film 110, Radio, Television and Film 124 and Digital Media Production 153 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 112.
This course is an introduction to the methods and modes of documentary filmmaking. Emphasis is placed on a combination of theory, history and practice to provide students with hands-on documentary production experience. Students design and execute their own projects individually and in groups as they analyze landmark documentary films to identify the methods and rhetorical aims of these works for application in their own films. This course is designed for communications majors and professionals in the field seeking to hone skills in documentary film production. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

115 Radio and Television Management Principles - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5.
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in: Radio, Television and Film 100 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 115.
This course is a study of radio and television management. Emphasis is placed on current business practices and the relationships between stations, networks and agencies. Topics include radio, television and cable advertising, merchandising, market research, audience measurement and government regulation. This course is designed for students majoring in radio and television and anyone seeking employment in the broadcast industry. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

118 Television Studio Operations - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5.
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in: Radio, Television and Film 100 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 118.
This course is a survey of the theory, terminology and operations of a television studio and control room. Emphasis is placed on the role of the director as the leader of a television production team. Students gain hands-on experience in directing as well as in the operation of audio, camera, video switcher, lighting, graphics, and video. This course is designed for students interested in majoring in television and/or film and anyone interested in a basic understanding of television studio operations. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

119 Acting for Film and Television - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5. Dramatic Arts 132 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Dramatic Arts 119, Dramatic Arts 265, Radio and Television 119 or Radio and Television 265.
This course introduces students to the skills required for on-camera performing techniques as used in the motion picture and television industry. Students participate in the selection, rehearsal, and on-camera performance of material from television and motion picture scripts including drama, sitcoms, daytime dramas and commercials. Emphasis is placed on cold-reading taped audition skills, improvisational and interview techniques, and the fundamental acting techniques required for camera, scene, and monologue studies. This course is designed for theatre, television and film majors. This course is cross listed with Drama (DRAM) 119. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

121 Performance for Television - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5.
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in Radio, Television and Film 105 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 121.
This course is a practical study of all phases of television performance. Emphasis is placed on announcing for news, commercials, public service announcements and talk shows. Topics include use of teleprompter, scripts, note cards and ad libbing. This course is designed for students majoring in radio and television and anyone seeking employment in the broadcast industry. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

122 Television Production - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Prerequisite: Radio, Television and Film 118 and 124, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 122.
This course is an intermediate level study of video and television production. Emphasis is placed on providing students with hands-on experience in studio production practices, including techniques for news and documentary segments. Students plan, write, produce, stage and direct interviews, dramatic pieces, multimedia and other program segments. This course is intended for students majoring in radio and television production and anyone seeking employment in the field. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

123 Advanced Television Production - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Radio, Television and Film 122 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 123.
This course is an advanced level study of video and television production. Emphasis is placed on providing students with hands-on experience in advanced studio production practices, including techniques for news and documentary segments. Students apply advanced techniques to plan, write, stage and direct interviews, dramatic pieces, multimedia and other program segments. This course is intended for advanced level students majoring in radio, television and film as well as anyone seeking employment in the field. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

124 Electronic Field Production - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5. Radio, Television and Film 100 or 160, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 124.
This course is an introduction to the theory, terminology and operation of remote video production. Students work individually and in groups with emphasis on camera operation, production management, audio control, video recorder operation, and portable lighting. Topics include the aesthetics and fundamentals of proposals, production plans, editing theory, camera lenses, and producing and directing on-location video production. This course is intended for advanced level students majoring in radio, television and film as well as anyone seeking employment in the field. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

125 Advanced Television and Video Production - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Radio, Television and Film 122 or 124 and 140 and Digital Media Production 153, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 125.
This course offers advanced instruction and practical experience in the development, production and editing of long format video projects. Students enhance their skills in all three phases of production, preparing them to compete and bid for local video production projects. This course is designed for communications majors. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

126 Art Direction for Film and Television - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5. Radio, Television and Film 124 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 126.
This course is a study of the aesthetics and techniques of art direction for film and television. Emphasis is placed on developing the student’s ability to control the look of their films through the use of design techniques. This course is designed for students majoring in radio and television and drama as well as anyone interested in the study of film. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

127 Basic TV Production Switcher Operation - 1.5 hours lab, 0.5 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Radio, Television and Film 100 and 118, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 127.
This course offers instruction and practice in advanced operation of the Grass Valley video production switcher for television. The course is intended for students majoring in Television and Film/Video in the Radio and Television Program. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

128 Lighting for Television and Film - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5. Radio, Television and Film 124 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 128.
This course is a study of the theory and practice of lighting for film and television. Emphasis is placed on the essence of various kinds of light and how light works. Students apply lighting techniques to create visual moods for various film and television production projects. This course is designed for students majoring in radio and television and drama as well as anyone interested in the study of film. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

130 Radio Programming - 1 hour lecture, 6 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Radio, Television and Film 105 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 130.
This course is a practical study of radio programming. Emphasis is placed on preparing students to operate all aspects of the student radio station, KSDS HD2. Topics include on-air performance skills, music scheduling, the programming formula, the clock, station image, format selection, ratings, and research. This course is designed for students majoring in Radio and for professionals interested in enhancing their skills and knowledge of radio broadcasting. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

131 Advanced Radio Performance - 2 hours lecture, 6 hours lab, 4 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Radio, Television and Film 130 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 131.
This course is an advanced study of radio programming. Emphasis is placed on the practice and critique of radio announcing for KSDS-HD2, advanced radio production (analog and digital), and copy writing for broadcast announcements. Topics also include radio station promotions, music library maintenance and office administration. This course is designed for students majoring in Radio and for professionals interested in enhancing their skills and knowledge of radio broadcasting. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

132 Radio Remote Concert Production - 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab, 2 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 132.
This course offers instruction in the theory and practice of concert production, planning and promotion. Students handle all aspects of staging live music concerts and simultaneous radio broadcasts for the KSDS-FM Jazz Live Program. Students also develop and write promotional materials and concert critiques. This course is designed for students majoring in Radio and for professionals interested in enhancing their skills and knowledge of radio broadcasting. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

140 Radio and TV Newswriting - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 140.
This course offers instruction and practice in writing and editing news for radio and television. Topics covered include writing from wire copy, newspapers, and documents. This course is intended for students majoring in communications and those seeking employment in broadcasting. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

141 Radio News Production - 2 hours lecture, 6 hours lab, 4 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 101 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Levels R6 and W6. Radio, Television and Film 105 and 140, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 141.
This course is a hands-on study of the theory and practice of planning, writing and producing radio newscasts. Students select stories and line-up, conduct field interviews, write and edit scripts, and deliver on-air broadcasts for KSDS-FM. This course is designed for students in the radio program. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

143 Investigative Reporting On-line - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Digital Media Production 153, Radio, Television and Film 124 and 140, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
This course is an introduction to investigative reporting for on-line media. Emphasis is placed on story selection and pitch, research methods and the technical aspects of creating and publishing an investigative piece for the Internet. This course is designed for students majoring in Radio, Television and Film as well as professionals currently working in the field. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

144 Reporting in the Borderlands - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5. Radio, Television and Film 124, 140 and 146, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent. Spanish 101 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
This course is an introduction to reporting methods and techniques required to report news stories on the United States (U.S.) Mexico border. Emphasis is placed on the cultural, safety and technological aspects of border reporting. This course is designed for students majoring in Radio, Television and Film as well as for working journalists interested in reporting on the border. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

145 Television News Production - 2 hours lecture, 6 hours lab, 4 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Radio, Television and Film 118, 124, 140 and 146, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 145.
This course is an intermediate to advanced level study in the practice of television news production. Emphasis is placed on television news gathering, writing, field camera operation, and studio production. Students produce, direct and deliver a weekly half-hour news program that airs on the county education channel. This course is designed for students majoring in radio and television. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

146 The TV News Field Report - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 101 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Levels R6 and W6; Radio, Television and Film 124 and 140, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 146.
This course is a practical study of the basic components involved in producing the television news package and documentary. Emphasis is placed on providing students with experience in writing, editing, and assembling the television news package from the standpoint of a real working news reporter, camera operator, editor or producer. This course is designed for students majoring in radio and television. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

148 Introduction to Weather and Traffic Reporting - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Radio, Television and Film 105, 121, Geography 101L and Geology 104, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
This course is an introduction to weather and traffic reporting for broadcast or internet news. Emphasis is placed on the performance aspect of delivering traffic and weather reports. This course is designed for radio and television students and professionals in the field of broadcasting. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

149 Introduction to Sports Broadcasting - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Radio, Television and Film 124 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 149.
This course is an introduction to sports broadcasting. Emphasis is placed on producing and delivering a sports broadcast for television, radio and internet. Students participate in hands-on practice as part of a television news team, as radio announcers and play-by-play commentators. This course is designed for radio and television students interested in sports broadcasting and/or news production. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

160 Introduction to Cinema - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 101 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Levels R6 and W6.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 160.
This course provides an introduction to the medium of cinema as a means of expression and communication. Instruction is provided through in-class viewing and analysis of films, lecture, and discussion. Topics include aesthetic and storytelling techniques, history of the industry, key inventors and artistic contributors, technology, international influences, and current developments. This course is designed for film, media, and communication majors. AA/AS; CSU; UC.

161 Professional Practices in Film - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 101 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Levels R6 and W6.
This course is a study of the business side of film. Emphasis is placed on budgeting, financial records, and the distribution and marketing of film. This course is designed for students in the Radio, Television and Film documentary film area of specialization. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

162 Women in Film - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 101 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Levels R6 and W6; Radio, Television and Film 160 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
This course is a study of the role of women in the film industry. Emphasis is placed on women directors of various film genres. Topics also include statistical analyses of women in the field and the depiction of women in mainstream film. This course is designed for students in the Radio, Television and Film documentary film area of specialization and all students interested in women in film. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

167 Motion Picture Production - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Radio, Television and Film 110 and 160, with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 167.
This course is an introduction to basic cinematography for motion pictures and television. Emphasis is placed on script writing, story boards, composition of shots, editing, sound recording and mixing, animation and special effects. This course is intended for students majoring in radio and television production and anyone interested in film making or seeking employment in the field. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

174 The Business of Media - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5. Journalism 202 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.

This course is a study of current issues in the business of media. Emphasis is placed on in-class debates related to corporate media interests and the role of the media in educating and serving the public. This course is intended for radio, television, film and communications majors and anyone interested in the business of media. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

175 Radio and Television Sales - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5.
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in Radio, Television and Film 100 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 175.
This course is a study of the fundamental principles of sales and as they relate to media sales. Emphasis is placed on the personal development required for success as a sales professional in the media industry. This course is designed for radio, television and film students and anyone interested in honing their sales/marketing skills in the media field. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

176 Media Advertising Copy - 1 hour lecture, 1 unit (Grade Only)

Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5. Radio, Television and Film 100 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 176.
This course is a hands-on study of copywriting for the media. Emphasis is placed on writing compelling advertising copy for print, radio, television and the internet. This course is designed for students majoring in radio and television or anyone interested in learning to write effective copy for the media. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

245 Television Workshop - 3-9 hours lab, 1-3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Radio, Television and Film 124 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 245.
This course is a television production workshop designed to provide radio, television, video and film students the opportunity to work on projects in preparation for professional employment. When this course is taken for two or three units, students spend additional time on longer format individualized projects. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

246A Advanced Television and Video Production Workshop - Production Management - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Prerequisite: Radio, Television and Film 125 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
This course offers instruction and practical experience in the development, production and editing of long and short format video projects. Emphasis is placed on training students in the area of production management. This course is designed for communications majors, preparing them to compete and bid for local video production projects. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

246B Advanced Television and Video Production Workshop - Production Crew - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Prerequisite: Radio, Television and Film 125 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
This course offers instruction and practical experience in the development, production and editing of long and short format video projects. Emphasis is placed on training students in the area of production crew positions. This course is designed for communications majors, preparing them to compete and bid for local video production projects. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

246C Advanced Television and Video Production Workshop - Post-Production - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Prerequisite: Radio, Television and Film 125 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
This course offers instruction and practical experience in the development, production and editing of long and short format video projects. Emphasis is placed on training students in the area of post-production. This course is designed for communications majors, preparing them to compete and bid for local video production projects. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

246D Advanced Television and Video Production Workshop - Directing - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Prerequisite: Radio, Television and Film 125 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
This course offers instruction and practical experience in the development, production and editing of long and short format video projects. Emphasis is placed on training students in the area of directing. This course is designed for communications majors, preparing them to compete and bid for local video production projects. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

247A Radio Broadcasting Workshop - Production - 3 hours lab, 1 unit (Grade Only)

Advisory: Radio, Television and Film 131 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
This course is an advanced workshop in radio program production. Emphasis is placed on the development of production skills for live music and spoken word programming on KSDS-HD2 (student station). This course is intended for Radio students. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

247B Radio Broadcasting Workshop - News - 3 hours lab, 1 unit (Grade Only)

Advisory: Radio, Television and Film 131 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
This course is an advanced workshop in radio program production. Emphasis is placed on the development of production skills for news performance on KSDS-HD2 (student station). This course is intended for Radio students. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

247C Radio Broadcasting Workshop - Music - 3 hours lab, 1 unit (Grade Only)

Advisory: Radio, Television and Film 131 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
This course is an advanced workshop in radio program production. Emphasis is placed on the development of production skills for music programming on KSDS-HD2 (student station). This course is intended for Radio students. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

247D Radio Broadcasting Workshop - Programming - 3 hours lab, 1 unit (Grade Only)

Advisory: Radio, Television and Film 131 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
This course is an advanced workshop in radio programming. Emphasis is placed on the development of content for spoken word programming on KSDS-HD2 (student station). This course is intended for Radio students. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

249A Television News Workshop - Producing - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Prerequisite: Radio, Television and Film 145 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 249A.
This advanced course offers instruction and practice in producing television news. Emphasis is placed on the role of the producer in the television news team, especially in the areas of news writing and editing, assignment editing, Cable News Network (CNN) Newsource compiling, story selection, program timing, studio production and program back timing and pacing. This course is designed for students majoring in radio and television as well as anyone interested in gaining additional proficiency in producing for television. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

249B Television News Workshop - Tape Coordinating - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Prerequisite: Radio, Television and Film 249A with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 249B.
This advanced course offers instruction and practice in tape coordinating for television news. Emphasis is placed on the role of the tape coordinator in the television news team, especially in the areas of news editing, locating Cable News Network (CNN) feeds, story selection, program timing, and studio production. This course is designed for students majoring in radio and television as well as anyone interested in gaining additional proficiency in tape coordinating for television. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

249C Television News Workshop - Assignment Editing - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Prerequisite: Radio, Television and Film 249B with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 249C.
This advanced course offers instruction and practice in assignment editing for television news. Emphasis is placed on the role of the assignment editor in the television news team, especially in the areas of assigning reporters and photographers and in monitoring all new local, national and international stories. This course is designed for students majoring in radio and television as well as anyone interested in gaining additional proficiency in assignment editing for television. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

249D Television News Workshop - Reporting - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Prerequisite: Radio, Television and Film 249C with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 249D.
This advanced course offers instruction and practice in reporting for television news. Emphasis is placed on the role of the reporter in the television news team, especially in the areas of reporting and oncamera presentation. This course is designed for students majoring in radio and television as well as anyone interested in gaining additional proficiency in assignment reporting for television. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

270 Work Experience - 60 - 300 hours other, 1-4 units (Grade Only)

Limitation on Enrollment: Must obtain an Add Code from Work Experience Coordinator for enrollment.
A program of on-the-job learning experiences for students employed in a job related to their major. The combined maximum credit for all work experience courses from all disciplines may not exceed 16 units. AA/AS; CSU.

290 Independent Study - 3-9 hours other, 1-3 units (Grade Only)

Limitation on Enrollment: Must obtain an Add Code from the instructor for enrollment.
Theoretical and practical study of a special area in the field of radio and television. This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 290. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

296 Individualized Instruction in Radio & Television - 1.5 - 6 hours other, 0.5 - 2 units (Pass/No Pass)

Limitation on Enrollment: Concurrent enrollment in an approved course of the same discipline is required.
The instructor of the related course will supply Add Code to the student, which permits registration in the course.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Radio and Television 296.
This course provides supplemental instruction to reinforce achievement of the learning objectives of a course in the same discipline under the supervision of the instructor of the designated course. Learning activities may employ a variety of self-paced multimedia learning systems, language labs, print and electronic resources, laboratory, or field research arrangements, to assist student in reaching specific learning objectives. This open entry/open exit course is offered concurrently with designated courses. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

This discipline may offer specialized instruction in one or more of the following areas: Supervised Tutoring (044), Experimental Topics (265), Independent Study (290), Individualized Instruction (296), Service Learning (277), or Work Experience (270). Detailed course descriptions are listed on page 124. Please refer to the class schedule and/or see the dean or department chair for availability.