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CMS 136 RADIO BROADCASTING AND PRODUCTION

CMS 136 – Radio Broadcasting and Production

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  CMS 136 Radio Broadcasting and Production

Credit Hours:  3.0             Contact Hours:  3.0          Lecture:  N/A     Lab:  N/A             Other:  3.0

Prerequisites:  None

Co-requisites:  None                                                      Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: This course is designed to teach the fundamentals of audio production and the radio industry. Students learn basic audio recording and editing procedures and gain a theoretical understanding of the role of radio in the global context.  This is a theoretical as well as a “hands-on” course.  The course will be conducted as both lecture and lab, with students completing various audio projects.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. write, record and edit a variety of audio productions;
  2. analyze the structure of the radio industry and its impact in the U.S. and internationally; and
  3. assess the impact of digital technologies on the industry.