Tompkins Cortland Community College

COMM230 - Broadcast Communication Skills


The course is designed to teach students how to deal with the responsibilities of an on-air broadcast position. Special attention is paid to individual voice training, as well as the elimination of regional accents and speech patterns. The ultimate goal of the course is to help students become effective communicators. Reading aloud, ad-libbing from copy, interview content and techniques are integral parts of the course. Prerequisites: COMM 101; RDNG 116 if required by placement testing; prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 101 and MATH 090 if required by placement testing. 3 Cr. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.) Fall semester.