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COMM 1335 - Introduction to Radio and Television (3-3-0)
A survey of the principles and trends involved in radio and television broadcasting, cable, and the other electronic media, including programming, regulation, business practices, and international telecommunications. Activities in analyzing various types of radio and television programs.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: T
 
COMM 1336 - TV Production I (3-1-4)
A study of basic television production as it applies to live studio programming. Beginning instruction is offered in areas of studio camera operation, audio for television, and television directing, with an emphasis on underlying principles of video technology.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: COMM 1335. Course Type: T
 
COMM 2325 - Audio Production (3-2-2)
A basic course dealing with the fundamentals of audio recording production for radio, television, and film. Includes production of public service announcements, commercials, radio news, and dramatic spots.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: COMM 1335. Course Type: T
 
COMM 2331 - TV and Radio Announcing (3-3-0)
A study of the principles of developing effective voice presentation for television and radio. The course includes analysis of announcing and newscasting practices. Current methods in the television and radio industry are covered. Skills are developed through extensive use of audio and video-tape.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: T
 
COMM 2339 - Writing for Radio, Television, Film (3-3-0)
This course will instruct the student in basic script formats, terminology, and writing techniques for radio, television, cable, and video. Writing for news broadcast, promotional announcements, and spot announcements and documentary, dramatic, and experimental television will be covered. Students will learn to communicate using the verbal elements of radio and both the verbal and visual elements of television.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: ENGL 1301. Course Type: T
 
DRAM 2366 - Film Appreciation (3-3-2)
Analysis of the visual, aural, dramatic, thematic, and structural aspects of motion pictures that best depict the cinematic art.
 
 Film Appreciation: Honors - Please contact the Honors Program at 223-6555 or honors@austincc.edu for additional information.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: T
 
DRAM 2367 - Film History (3-3-2)
A chronological and world-wide survey of the history of the film, plus study of progress in film technology, changing audiences, and the socio-cultural impact of film.
 
 Film History: Honors - Please contact the Honors Program at 223-6555 or honors@austincc.edu for additional information.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: T
 
FLMC 1304 - Lighting for Film or Video (3-2-3)
Lighting techniques for 16 mm film and video production.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: RTVB 1305. Course Type: W/C
 
FLMC 2308 - Film Business and Marketing (3-3-0)
The fundamentals of budgeting, financial records, and the distribution and marketing of films.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: COMM 1335, FLMC 2310, RTVB 1305. Course Type: W
 
FLMC 2310 - Film-Style Production (3-2-4)
Writing, directing, and producing film-style productions.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: COMM 1335, RTVB 1305. Course Type: W/C
 
FLMC 2334 - Directing For Film or Video (3-2-4)
Analysis of directing styles to formulate a personal directing style. Includes directing a film or video production. Corequisite RTVB 2330 may be taken previously.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: COMM 1335, FLMC 2310, RTVB 1305. Corequisites: RTVB 2330. Course Type: W
 
FLMC 2335 - Screenwriting for Features, Shorts and Documentaries (3-2-3)
Advanced concepts of screenwriting for the principle genre of film and video.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: COMM 1335, COMM 2339. Course Type: W
 
RTVB 1305 - Introduction to Television Technology (3-3-0)
Selection and application of production supplies and equipment. Digital and analog signal concepts and their use in production and the theory, application, and internal operation of television production equipment.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: W/C
 
RTVB 1321 - TV Field Production (3-2-4)
Pre-production, production, and post-production process involved in field television production. Topics include field camera setup and operation, field audio, television directing, and in-camera or basic continuity editing with an emphasis on underlying principles of video technology.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: COMM 1335 and RTVB 1305. Course Type: W
 
RTVB 2330 - Film and Video Editing (3-2-4)
Film and broadcast editing for the preparation and completion of shorts, trailers, documentaries and features. RECOMMENDED to be taken in same semester as FLMC 2310 Film-Style Production.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: COMM 1335. Course Type: W
 
RTVB 2340 - Portfolio Development (3-3-1)
Preparation and presentation of a portfolio suitable for employment in the media industry. This course is intended to be taken in the last semester.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: I Prerequisites: COMM 1335, FLMC 2310, RTVB 1305. Course Type: W
 
RTVB 2347 - Management and Operation of Electronic Media Facilities (3-3-0)
Management principles of production companies, broadcast stations, and cable companies.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: COMM 1335, COMM 1336, ENGL 1301, RTVB 1305. Course Type: W/C
 
RTVB 2355 - TV Production Workshop II (3-1-4)
Producing various projects demonstrating mastery of field and/or studio competence.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: COMM 1335, COMM 1336. Course Type: W
 
RTVB 2388 - Internship - Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician (3-0-9)
A work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. A learning plan is developed by the college and the employer.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: COMM 1335, COMM 1336, ENGL 1301, RTVB 1305. Course Type: W/C