Radio-Television (RTV)

RTV 002  Broadcast Announcing   Units: 2

This course provides students with an introduction to radio and television broadcast announcing principles and techniques for commercial delivery, newscasts, music shows, interviews, sports, weather, and specialty segments. Students will learn the physical make-up of their voice and how to communicate effectively with warmth and authority. Students are required to broadcast live and pre-recorded segments on the campus radio station, KCOD.
Lecture Hours: 18         Lab Hours: 54          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

RTV 003  Sports Media   Units: 2

Have you ever dreamed about becoming a sports announcer? This course will give you an exciting inside look into the sports broadcasting industry. Students will explore the many aspects of sports media and learn how to break into this field and succeed. Students will gain basic sports media knowledge including, research, writing, reporting and play-by-play techniques to help them create content for radio, television, and new media. Students will report and write about COD sports for KCOD and The Chaparral.
Lecture Hours: 18         Lab Hours: 54          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: RTV 002 & J 003A
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: C2                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

RTV 005  Broadcast Writing   Units: 3

This course provides an introduction to the analysis and preparation of radio and television news announcements, commercials, public service announcements, promotional and dramatic announcements, documentaries, and full-length entertainment scripts. The students develop an understanding of the techniques and elements utilized in script writing.
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

RTV 007  Introduction to Radio Production   Units: 3

Students will gain a basic understanding of audio equipment used for radio production and live broadcasting. The course provides an introduction of the principles and techniques of music programming, commercials, news, interviews, sports and talk programs. Students will understand the basics of operating a daily radio station. They will learn how to create content and produce pre-recorded shows on the campus radio station KCOD.
Lecture Hours: 36         Lab Hours: 54          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

RTV 007A  Intermediate Radio Production   Units: 3

Students will be responsible for producing and performing content for KCOD radio including: hour long shows, DJ'ing, creating commercials, sweepers, public service announcements (PSAs) and specialty programs. This course provides more advanced audio editing techniques and opportunities to go "live" on the air.
Lecture Hours: 36         Lab Hours: 54          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: RTV 007
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

RTV 007B  Advanced Radio Production   Units: 3

Students in this course will become part of the station management team. They will learn to assume the positions of station manager, music programmer, news director, promotions director, social media director, sports director and learn to pass on the skills and knowledge to run a professional radio station. Students will also follow and enforce FCC rules and regulations.
Lecture Hours: 36         Lab Hours: 54          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: RTV 007A
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

RTV 095A  Radio & TV Work Experience   Units: 1-8

This work experience course of supervised employment is designed to assist students to acquire desirable work habits, attitudes and skills so as to enable them to become productive employees. This course also providesstudents with career awareness for jobs. Credit may be accrued at the rate of one to eight units per semester for a maximum of sixteen units (combined total of all Work Experience units). Additionally, students must work 75 paid hours or 60 non-paid hours per unit earned. This type of work experience is available to students whose job and educational or occupational goals are directly related to Radio and Television.
Lecture Hours: None         Lab Hours: 600          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None