Degree Requirements

The associate degrees in Radio, TV and Film require completion of the courses listed below. Additional general education and graduation requirements for the associate degree are listed in the catalog. The associate degree requires a minimum of 60 units.  STUDENTS MUST COMPLETE THE CORE COURSES AND ONE AREA OF SPECIALIZATION.

Radio, TV and Film: Core Courses

COURSES REQUIRED FOR THE MAJORUnits
RTVF 100, Introduction to Radio & Television or
JOUR 202, Introduction to Mass Communication or
DJRN 100, Mass Media in the Digital Age
3
RTVF 107, Audio Production3
RTVF 118, Television Studio Operations3
RTVF 140 Radio and TV Newswriting3
RTVF 160, Introduction to Cinema3
 
Total: 15

Recommended electives: Radio and Television 245, 249A,B,C,D; CBTE 101 or equivalent, or a typing certificate of 35 WPM.

Associate in Science Degree: Communications – Radio

Courses required for the major:Units
Core Courses15
RTVF 105, Media Performance3
RTVF 106, Acting for Radio/Voice-Over3
RTVF 115, Radio & Television Management
Principles
3
RTVF 130, Radio Programming3
RTVF 131, Advanced Radio Performance
4
RTVF 141, Radio News Production
4
RTVF 175, Radio & Television Sales3
RTVF 247A Radio Broadcasting Workshop - Production or
RTVF 247B Radio Broadcasting Workshop - News or
RTVF 247C Radio Broadcasting Workshop - Music or
RTVF 247D Radio Broadcasting Workshop - Programming
1

Total: 39
Recommended Electives:
Units
RTVF 245, Television Workshop
1-3
RTVF 249A, Television News Workshop
3
RTVF 249B, Television News Workshop
3
RTVF 249C, Television News Workshop
3
RTVF 249D, Television News Workshop
3
CBTE 101, Keyboarding for Computers
1
RTVF 270, Work Experience
1-4
RTVF 290, Independent Study
1-3

Associate in Science Degree: Communications – VIDEO PRODUCTION

Courses required for the major:Units
Core Courses15
RTVF 105, Media Performance3
RTVF 115, Radio and Television Management Principles
3
RTVF 123, Advanced Television Production
3
RTVF 124, Electronic Field Production
3
RTVF 125, Advanced Television and Video Production or
RTVF 146, The TV News Field Report
3
RTVF 126, Art Direction for Film and Television or
RTVF 128, Lighting for Television and Film
3
RTVF 127, Basic TV Production Switcher Operation
0.5
DMPR 151, Introduction to Multimedia or
DMPR 153, Introduction to Nonlinear Editing
3

Total: 36.5
Recommended Electives:
Units
PHOT 105, Introduction to Photography
3
RTVF 245, Television Workshop
1-3
RTVF 246A, Advanced Television and Video Production Workshop
3
RTVF 246B, Advanced Television and Video Production Workshop
3
RTVF 246C, Advanced Television and Video Production Workshop
3
RTVF 246D, Advanced Television and Video Production Workshop
3
RTVF 270, Work Experience
1-4
RTVF 290, Independent Study
1-3

Associate in Science Degree: Communications – DOCUMENTARY/FILM

Courses required for the major:
Units
Core Courses15
RTVF 110, Introduction to Scriptwriting 3
RTVF 111, Producing for On Location Filming 3
RTVF 112, Documentary Film Production3
RTVF 122, Television Production or
RTVF 123 Advanced Television Production
3
RTVF 124, Electronic Field Production
3
RTVF 126, Art Direction for Film and Television3
RTVF 128, Lighting for Television and Film
3
RTVF 146, The TV News Field Report 3
DMPR 153, Introduction to Nonlinear Editing
3
DMPR 155, Advanced Nonlinear Editing 3
RTVF 167, Motion Picture Production
3

Total: 48
Recommended Electives:
Units
RTVF 119, Acting for Film and Television
3
RTVF 125, Advanced Television and Video Production
3
RTVF 270, Work Experience
1-4
RTVF 290, Independent Study
1-3

Associate in Science Degree: Communications – Broadcast News

Courses required for the major:Units
Core Courses15
RTVF 105, Media Performance3
RTVF 121, Performance for Television3
RTVF 124, Electronic Field Production3
RTVF 141 Radio News Production 4
RTVF 145, Television News Production4
RTVF 146, Television News Field Report
3
DMPR 153 Introduction to Nonlinear Editing
3
 
Total: 38
Recommended Electives:
Units
RTVF 123, Advanced Television Production
3
RTVF 127, Basic TV Production Switcher Operation
0.5
RTVF 245, Television Workshop
1 - 3
RTVF 249A, Television News Workshop
3
RTVF 249B, Television News Workshop
3
RTVF 249C, Television News Workshop
3
RTVF 249D, Television News Workshop
3
CBTE 101, Keyboarding for Computers
1
DMPR 151, Introduction to Multimedia
3
DJRN 100, Mass Media in the Digital Age
3
RTVF 270, Work Experience
1 - 4

Associate in Science Degree: Communications – Media, Management and MarketinG

Courses required for the major:Units
Core Courses15
RTVF 115, Radio & Television Management
Principles
3
RTVF 130, Radio Programming3
RTVF 132, Radio Remotes & Special Events
2
RTVF 174, The Business of Media3
RTVF 175, Radio & Television Sales3
RTVF 176, Media Advertising Copy
3
BUSE 140 Business Law and the Legal Environment
3

Total: 33
Recommended Electives:
Units
RTVF 125, Advanced Television and Video Production
3
RTVF 245, Television Workshop
1-3
RTVF 270, Work Experience
1-4
RTVF 290, Independent Study
1-3

Associate in Science Degree: Communications – Digital Media Production

Courses required for the major:Units
Courses:
DMPR 151, Introduction to Multimedia3
Select six units from the following:
DMPR 152, Sound Design and Digital Audio Post Production3
DMPR 153, Introduction to Nonlinear Editing3
DMPR 155, Advanced Nonlinear Editing
3
DMPR 157, Advanced Multimedia Production
3
ARTG 124, Intermediate Graphic Design I (Page Layout)3
CISC 114, Introduction to Computer Graphics and Web Media3
RTVF 290, Independent Study1-3
Total Units 9
This is a department award in recognition of information on the transcript and does not imply that a graduation requirement has been met.

Recommended Electives:
Units
ARTF 155A, Freehand Drawing I
3
ARTF 210A, Life Drawing I
3
ARTG 124, Intermediate Graphic Design I (Page Layout) 3
CISC 114, Introduction to Computer Graphics and Web Media
2
PHOT 105, Introduction to Photography
3
RTVF 270, Work Experience
1-4