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 (first six weeks) students are trained to operate a broadcast audio board, edit audio tape, and speak into a microphone. In the television portion of the course (last nine weeks) students are trained to operate studio cameras, audio boards, video switcher, and to direct a simple television program with a student crew. Prerequisites: Prior completion or concurrent enrollment in MATH 090, ENGL 099, and RDNG 099 if required by placement testing. 3 Cr. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.) Fall and spring semesters.