Radio program at Cape Cod Community College

Radio Program – Courses

COM113 Radio BroadcastingPDF document
This course is designed to instruct the student in the operation of a radio station. On-air and off-air broadcasting techniques are discussed. Broadcast management, legal requirements, announcing, and copywriting are considered as they relate to specific assignments and duties at a radio station. Decisions involving programming formats are considered. Students apply knowledge to individual and collective work projects. (60 contact hours per semester) Prerequisite: GIT108 or equivalent computer file management skills / 3 credits. Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.

COM114 Radio ProductionPDF document
Designed to instruct the student in radio production. Audio production, equipment, engineering, audio editing software, copywriting, broadcast delivery, and production techniques are considered as they relate to specific assignments and duties at a radio station. Students learn digital audio techniques that can be applied to a variety of communications settings such as: podcasting, commercial production, public relations, and audio for the web. Students apply knowledge to individual and collective work projects. (60 contact hours per semester) Prerequisite: GIT108 or equivalent computer file management skills / 3 credits. Offered: Fall, Spring.

COM208 Broadcast Writing and PresentationPDF document
This course is designed to give students a full understanding of how to write for broadcast media, and the skills needed to read copy on the air. Topics covered include news writing, sports writing, commercial writing, public service announcements, editorial writing, as well as questions of news standards, practices, and ethics. Students master writing on deadline, fact checking, and delivering copy in written and verbal form. Prerequisite: ENL101 / 3 credits. Offered: Fall.

COM231 Advanced Radio Production
Buidling upon the skill based in COM113, students will learn advanced radio production skills. Advanced production techniques will be discussed and applied to on-air and remote broadcasts. Students will learn production software and automation broadcast software in regards to music/commercial programming and voice tracking. Prerequisite: COM113 / 3 credits. Offered: Spring.


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