Broadcast professionals work in a variety of fields, including television, radio, multimedia, public relations, and advertising. San Joaquin Delta College’s Certificate of Achievement in Media Studies with Concentration in Radio prepares students to enter this exciting field, or continue their education at a four-year institution. Courses in radio and audio production offer both technical and theoretical instruction. Completion of this certificate will prepare the student for employment in the radio and audio production industries.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Utilize essential postproduction software and equipment for non-linear (computer based) audio editing.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the broadcasting industry by critically describing and discussing the significant similarities and differences between traditional and non-traditional means of broadcasting.
- Demonstrate an achievement of professional-level skills in audio production.
- Demonstrate standard preproduction, production, and postproduction skills including planning, scripting, personnel selection, equipment selection, and appropriate use of equipment and software.