General Studies/Transfer Studies - Radio Television Production Management Concentration

General Studies/Transfer Studies - Radio Television Production Management Concentration

This program provides graduates with an Associate Degree in General/Transfer Studies that will lead to a bachelor’s degree in Radio-Television Production Management.

What You’ll Learn
A concentration in Radio-Television Production Management prepares students to manage radio and television broadcast operations. Students learn production, programming, sales and management techniques. See the current advising sheet for more details.

Credits Required:  68 hours

Credential Earned:  Associate of Arts

Career Settings
Employment in this field is expected to grow about as fast as the average through 2018, but people seeking entry-level jobs as technicians in broadcasting are expected to face keen competition in major metropolitan areas. Prospects are expected to be better in the small cities and town. Graduates establish careers as audio/video equipment technicians; broadcast technicians; sound engineering technicians; radio operators; electrical and electronics installers and repairers; engineering technicians; science technicians; or communications equipment operators.

Program Outcomes
-Demonstrate the ability to think critically and creatively
-Apply analytical reasoning across academic disciplines
-Demonstrate proficiency in oral and written communication
-Demonstrate information literacy and technological competency
-Recognize and appreciate diversity, historical viewpoints, and the global perspective
Cultivate ethical values, personal wellness, and personal learning strategies
-Demonstrate leadership skills through civic engagement 
-Learn to compare and contrast mass media to other forms of communication
-Understand how current trends of conglomeration and technological advances are affecting the mass media
-Improve writing and critical thinking skills
-Explore various career opportunities available in the mass media
-Apply knowledge of public relations skills by creating a media campaign