Curriculum Guides 2004-2005
(Fall 2004, Spring 2005, Summer 2005)

These curriculum guides are based on the Ohlone College 2004-2005 degree requirements. Students who will be graduating using a different catalog for their degree requirements should see a counselor and/or refer to the appropriate Ohlone College Catalog (view Ohlone's Catalog Rights Policy). All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to review degree requirements and/or have questions answered.

Broadcasting
Certificates of Completion

Including Audio Technician; Broadcasting: Digital Video and Editing; Broadcasting: Entertainment Television; Broadcasting: Lighting and Video for Television; Broadcasting: Live Television Production; Broadcasting: Music Video Production; Broadcasting: Radio Air Talent; Broadcasting: Radio Digital Production; Broadcasting: Radio Program Management; and Broadcasting: Radio Studio Operations.

Requirements for Certificate of Completion:

  1. Complete satisfactorily the courses listed for the particular certificate.
  2. Complete at least 50% of the required units at Ohlone College.
  3. Maintain a 2.0 grade point average in Major Field courses.

AUDIO TECHNICIAN

This certificate signifies that students have mastered the basic skills of sound reinforcement and recording for live and recorded events. Successful completion will provide a solid basis for future study in sound design and live event reinforcement.

Number Title Units
BRDC-132/MUS-113 Studio Recording 3
TD-152 Introduction to Lighting and Sound 3
TD-160A–160A2 Production Lab 0.5-2
TD-170 Survey of Entertainment Design 3
TD/BRDC-180 Television Series Production 3
12.5-14

BROADCASTING: DIGITAL VIDEO AND EDITING

This certificate is for students who want to focus on shooting video for television news and editing it for air.

Number Title Units
BRDC-136 Digital Video and Lighting 3
BRDC-137 Video Field Production 3
BRDC-138 AVID Editing 3
BRDC-139 Advanced AVID Editing 3
BRDC-141 Live TV Newscast 3
15

BROADCASTING: ENTERTAINMENT TELEVISION

This certificate focuses on the skills needed to work on television sitcoms, drama series production.

Number Title Units
BRDC-135 After Effects for Television 3
BRDC-136 Digital Video and Lighting 3
BRDC-137 Video Field Production 3
BRDC-138 AVID Editing OR 3
BRDC-134 Final Cut Pro Editing (3)
BRDC-180 Television Series Production 3
15

BROADCASTING: LIGHTING AND VIDEO FOR TELEVISION

This certificate is for students interested in working in the film industry and/or long-form documentary production.

Number Title Units
BRDC-136 Digital Video and Lighting 3
BRDC-137 Video Field Production 3
BRDC-138 AVID Editing OR 3
BRDC-134 Final Cut Pro Editing (3)
BRDC-139 Advanced AVID Editing 3
BRDC-180 Television Series Production 3
15

BROADCASTING: LIVE TELEVISION PRODUCTION

This certificate is designed for students who may be considering a career in television news.

Number Title Units
BRDC-136 Digital Video and Lighting 3
BRDC-141 Live TV Newscast 3
BRDC-142 Live TV Studio Production 3
BRDC-148 Directing Live Television 3
JOUR-155 Mass Media and Society 3
15

BROADCASTING: MUSIC VIDEO PRODUCTION

These classes give students skills to shoot, edit, and market high quality music videos.

Number Title Units
BRDC-135 After Effects for Television 3
BRDC-136 Digital Video and Lighting 3
BRDC-138 AVID Editing 3
BRDC-139 Advanced AVID Editing 3
BRDC-150 Music Video Production 3
15

BROADCASTING: RADIO AIR TALENT

The Radio Broadcasting Air Talent certificate indicates successful completion of courses covering the use of digital and analog studio systems required for on-air and basic production applications. Announcing instruction focuses on news, production, and air personality development.

Number Title Units
BRDC-123A Radio Operations I 3
BRDC-123B Radio Operations II 3
BRDC-127A Radio Broadcast Lab 1
BRDC-130 Broadcast Announcing 3
10

BROADCASTING: RADIO DIGITAL PRODUCTION

Completion of curriculum required for the Radio Broadcasting Digital Production certificate indicates familiarity with advanced digital production and on-air studio systems. Students are introduced to integrated digital station operating platforms.

Number Title Units
BRDC-123A Radio Operations I 3
BRDC-123B Radio Operations II 3
BRDC-127A Radio Broadcast Lab 1
BRDC-129 Digital Radio Studio Systems 2
9

BROADCASTING: RADIO PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

The Radio Broadcasting Program Management certificate indicates successful completion of courses covering the operation of digital and analog studio systems required for on-air and basic production applications. Additional emphasis is placed upon radio station programming techniques, management structure, research, and the responsibilities of the program director.

Number Title Units
BRDC-120 Introduction to Broadcasting 2
BRDC-123A Radio Operations I 3
BRDC-123B Radio Operations II 3
BRDC-127A Radio Broadcast Lab 1
BRDC-128 Radio Programming Techniques 2
11

BROADCASTING: RADIO STUDIO OPERATIONS

The Radio Broadcasting Studio Operations certificate indicates successful completion of courses focusing on the operation of digital and analog studio equipment required for on-air and basic production applications.

Number Title Units
BRDC-123A Radio Operations I 3
BRDC-123B Radio Operations II 3
BRDC-127A Radio Broadcast Lab 1
BRDC-127B Radio Broadcast Lab 1
8

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