Radio Production and Broadcast Certificate (2506)

One of the most significant developments of the 20th century was the advent of organized radio transmission. To this day, news, information, and music find radio their marketplace and a pinnacle of the communications industry. Internet radio production has increased dramatically the broadcast reach of the medium and has secured radio’s future as a communications giant. This program is designed to provide real-world knowledge and hands-on training in the areas of broadcast, newsgathering, live performances and radio business. Designed to facilitate both broadcast and interactive media applications, this program is designed to meet the needs of students seeking employment in the radio industry.

Course Title Credit Hours
MDIA 1003Introduction to the Multimedia Computer1
MDIA 1010The Business and History of Broadcast and Interactive Media2
MDIA 1045Writing for Broadcast and Interactive Media2
MDIA 1060Vocalization and Diction for Broadcast Media2
MDIA 1080Staff Practice I1
MDIA 1300Radio I: Introduction to Radio Production and Broadcast3
MDIA 1305Radio II: Advanced Radio Technique3
MDIA 1320Live Radio Performance and Engineering2
MDIA 1400Audio I: Introduction to Audio Production and Recording3
MDIA 2080Staff Practice II1
MDIA 2300Radio III: Electronic News Gathering3
MDIA 2305Radio IV: Commercial Radio Production3
MDIA 2340Radio Business Techniques and Broadcast Direction2
Total Credit Hours28

The following courses are suggested as supplementary enrichment to the Media Technology certificates:

Course Title Credit Hours
ARTS 1120Art Appreciation3
ARTS 1130Art Drawing I3
ENGL 2215Graphic Fiction4
GRDS 1010Visual Organization3
GRDS 1375Computer Graphics AI, ID and PS3
ITCS 1010Programming Logic3
ITCS 1105Web Programming I3
ITCS 1820Java Programming I3
MUSC 1200Music Appreciation3
MUSC 1215World Music3
MUSC 1800Popular Music: Rock, Jazz, Country, and Hip-Hop3
PHOT 1100Basic Photography3
or PHOT 1105 Basic Photography - Digital
PHOT 1400Commercial Photography3