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Fall 2021

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COM102 - Radio Station

Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Explains radio station operations. Introduces principles, theories and radio broadcasting procedures. Examines FCC rules and regulations. Provides instruction and training for becoming a successful radio personality by honing program development, news, copy, scriptwriting and announcing skills. Two class hours, two lab hours.

Lecture: 3 hrs.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):
Upon the successful completion of this course, a student will be able to:
1. Program a weekly program suitable for FM radio that adheres to FCC guidelines.
2. Produce a weekly program suitable for FM radio that adheres to FCC guidelines.
3. Use audio editing software to create single-track or multi-track arrangements.
4. Execute a live event.
5. Compose a long-form audio narrative.
6. Produce a long-form audio narrative
7. Explain strategies for content creation for various demographics.
8. Interpret a variety of consumption metrics (ratings, shares, digital feedback, etc.)


Effective Term: Spring 2020