Program Description

This curriculum prepares students for entry-level positions in the managerial areas of commercial, corporate, and public media. With ever expanding media outlets, professional opportunities will continue to grow. Account executives, account executive assistants, program directors, assistant program directors, station managers, audience researchers and other administrative staff will find increased demand.

An Occupational Skills Certificate is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade C or better.


Requirements for the Occupational Skills Certificate

Required Units: 15-16

Required Courses

  • TVR 001 – Introduction to Electronic Media (3)
  • TVR 019 – Introduction to Media Aesthetics and Cinematic Arts (3)
  • TVR 021 – Electronic Media Management (3)

Required Electives

(6-7 units – any TWO of the following electives):

  • BUS 010 – Introduction to Management (3)
  • TVR 002A – Beginning Audio Production (3)
  • TVR 007 – Beginning TV Studio Production (3)
  • TVR 012 – Beginning Announcing and Performing in Electronic Media (3)
  • TVR 014A – Beginning Radio Production (3)
  • TVR 015 – Introduction to Media Writing (3)
  • TVR 016A – Television Production (4)
  • TVR 017A – Television and Film Script Writing (3)
  • TVR 018 – Radio and Television Newswriting (3)

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