Students in Television Broadcasting will learn critical skills with specific attention paid to shooting, producing and editing broadcast material. Students will use a camera to make broadcast quality video, which includes live studio production roles, field production, editing, graphics creation, lighting and the use of sound. Performance skills, announcing, audio production, creative writing, research and interviewing, news gathering and the use of digital effects are also explored. In second-year, television students bring together their first-year skills in broadcast performance, technical operations, advanced editing and producing shows on location through the use of their new TV Mobile unit which they use to broadcast everything from sporting events to parades! Students will develop editing skills that focus on advanced techniques such as keyframes, chroma-key and other graphic applications used in non-linear editing.
BRT1110 Introduction to Audio
Description: Students will learn the essentials of audio production, including how to achieve good levels, how to use broadcast microphones and how to digitally edit audio for Radio and Television Productions. This course is a combination of Lab and Lecture components.
BRT1150 The Business of Television
Description: A course examining the history and structure of the television business as it relates to the state of television technology, broadcast sales and the changing dynamics of the industry itself.
BRT1160 Basic Camera Theory
Description: Students will learn and apply broadcast camera operations including technical setup, shot composition and production techniques. This course is a combination of lecture and practical assignments.
BRT1170 Television Production - Lab
Description: Students learn and apply fundamental elements of television production to a variety of practical assignments. This course covers pre-production planning, production of video and post production non-linear editing techniques.
COMM1030 Interpersonal And Group Dynamics
Description: In this introductory level course, students learn to apply knowledge from interpersonal relations and group dynamics to working in a team. Emphasis will be placed on utilizing effective communication skills with individuals and groups. Group cohesiveness and group decision-making will be discussed.
BRT1220 Electronic News Gathering Videography - Lab
Description: Students will learn and apply broadcast news-gathering techniques with a focus on the practical use of digital ENG equipment in the field. Students will learn how to shoot, write, package and present stories in a TV News environment
BRT1230 Studio Production/Electronic Field Production and Script Writing
Description: Students will write, produce and present a variety of television shows. The course will focus on studio production, control room functions, cameras, lighting and crew roles
BRT1240 Television Editing and Graphics
Description: Students will focus the development of editing skills through the use of non-linear edit suites. Practical projects will focus on creative editing skills, character generation and the use of digital effects.
LIBS1410 Creativity: Strategies and Techniques
Description: Creativity is an essential life skill. It is a way of turning challenges into opportunities, seeing new solutions to old problems, seeing old problems in new ways, and anticipating the future. The course will ignite your creative potential by exploring the creative process and apply strategies to unblock creativity by using a unique collection of ?tools?. Creativity is by nature, a transdisciplinary concept that enables thinking, adopting ideas, adapting and adjusting our knowledge to any given situation. Welcome to Creative Recovery!
BRT2280 Television Production and Performance
Description: In this course, students will develop television anchoring skills. Practical projects focus on presentation and studio production techniques related to delivery of content to a TV audience. Students will collaborate in the planning and preparation of performance-related television projects that include the use of a TV studio, professional lighting and a teleprompter.
BRT2290 Television Mobile - Lab
Description: In this course students will work as a team to produce TV mobile productions. Students cover community events, engaging in the planning and preparation of remote coverage. This course offers students an opportunity to experience multi-camera operation in the field. Assigned crew positions will allow students to understand and explore the roles of producers, directors and crew members.
BRT2300 Advanced Editing
Description: Students will shoot and edit video projects that introduce new technologies and approaches to production. Through the use of enhanced graphics, lighting, animation and effects filters they will explore new production techniques. Group projects will improve the students’ ability to work effectively and efficiently toward common goals. Practical assignments will include the application of specialized editing software.
Electives: General Education
Description: Student must complete a minimum of 36 Hours
BRT2340 Television Digital Media
Description: Students will use computer software to develop a variety of show elements including specialized graphics and animations. A focus is placed on programs used in conjunction with non-linear editing software.
BRT2350 Television Careers and Field Experience
Description: In the final 4 weeks of the semester, students will participate in a work related activity at a TV station or production facility. Students will also contribute a total of 16 hours during the full semester toward a project related to their goals in the industry.
Electives: Program Option
Description: Student must complete a minimum of 150 Hours
BRT2310 Writer - Producer (Specialization)
BRT2320 Videographer-Electronic News Gathering (Specialization)
BRT2330 Electronic Field Production and Studio Production (Specialization)