Tompkins Cortland Community College

COMM120 - Broadcast Operations


This course provides hands-on experience in the operation of radio and television equipment. In the radio portion of the course (half of the course) students are trained to operate a broadcast audio board, edit audio tape, and speak into a microphone. In the television portion of the course (half of the course) students are trained to operate studio cameras, audio boards, video switcher, and to direct a simple television program with a student crew. Students will learn professional level production equipment literacy. Prerequisites: Prior completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, MATH 090 if required by placement. 3 Cr. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.) Fall and spring semesters.