Radio-Television (RTV)

RTV 002  Radio & Television 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 005  Radio & Television 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 006  Introduction To Film Units: 3

By the age of 18 the average person has watched over 900 movies, but do we really know how to watch them? This course explores the impact film has on us, and the techniques filmmakers use to make us respond. Drawing from the American Film Institute's "Top 100 Movies of All Time" plus others, the class goes beyond movies as entertainment, into the fascinating world of how movies use color, music, story structure, visual effects and cinematography to make us forget we're even watching a movie.
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU/UC                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: C3                 CSU GE: C1                 IGETC: 3A

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: 18         Lab Hours: 108          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: 18         Lab Hours: 108          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 008  Contemporary World Film Units: 3

This course surveys modern international cinema. Through the examination of narrative, documentary and experimental films from around the world, the medium's technical, aesthetic and theoretical development will be investigated. Particular attention will be given to the historical, cultural and economic influences that contribute to this international art form.
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: RTV-006
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU/UC                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: C3                 CSU GE: C1                 IGETC: 3A

RTV 009  Intro To Media Writing For Film, TV & The Web Units: 3

This course is a basic introduction to writing for the film and electronic media. Students will learn how to prepare scripts in proper formats for the various media, as well as explore conceptual and stylistic issues related to writing fiction and non-fiction scripts for informational and entertainment purposes . The course gives the students hands-on experience and significant critical feedback in developing, writing and re-writing original scripts for the film and electronic media.
Lecture Hours: 54         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: ENG-001A
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

RTV 010A  Beginning Motion Picture Production Units: 3

This course provides an introduction to the theory, terminology, and process of motion picture production for film and television. Topics include basic cinematography including the operation, function and creative uses of production and post-production equipment, scriptwriting, camera operation, shot composition, lighting, sound recording and mixing, and editing. (C-ID FTVE 150)
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 011A  Motion Picture TV Production Units: 3

This course is for students who possess basic motion picture production skills. The course focuses on production of short videos using nonlinear computer editing.
Lecture Hours: 36         Lab Hours: 54          Repeatable: No
Grading: Letter
Prerequisite: RTV-010A
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