The Sports Broadcasting Associates in Arts is designed to teach the fundamentals of knowledge and skills needed for today’s sports broadcasting technicians and other production jobs. The degree is designed to successfully prepare students for employment with entry and mid-level sports broadcasting production companies, local stations, cable and broadcast networks, and streaming companies dealing in this genre. Potential careers students may enter: Studio Camera Operator, Hand Held Camera Operator, Camera Assistant, Audio Mixer, Audio Assistant, Slo-Motion Replay Operator, Technical Director, Floor Director, Director, Producer, Assistant Producer, Video Operator, and Computer Graphics Operator. It encompasses sports broadcasting essentials such as camera operation, video switching, slo-motion replay, audio mixing, video operation, computer graphics production, and on-air announcing. This AA involves the preparation of students for one or more baccalaureate majors. Baccalaureate majors or related majors include Sports Broadcasting, Television Production, and Digital Media Production. These courses will meet the lower division requirements of a major baccalaureate institutions; private colleges and universities, as well as UC and CalSate University Systems. There are no material fees in the courses associated with this program.
1. Demonstrate knowledge of theory and skillsets related to Sports Broadcasting
The department expects 10 students to complete each year.
The Sports Broadcasting Associates in Arts is designed to teach the fundamentals of knowledge and skills needed for today’s sports broadcasting technicians and other production jobs.
There are no requested faculty or facilities for this program, as the program already exists and is just being modified. The program serves to meet the labor market and educational needs of students and professionals seeking employment in the Radio/Television and digital media industries. Our program is vetted by an annual Advisory Board comprising experts in the field of radio/television, film, and other digital media production fields which allow us to tap into the needs of the LA Basin community labor force, and align our program courses to sync with the industry needs.
|Requirements||Course No.||Course Description||Units||Sequence||Materials Fee|
|R_TV 1||Introduction to Broadcasting||3.0||Yr 1 Fall||$0.00|
|R_TV 8||Introduction to Media Production||2.5||Yr 1 Fall||$0.00|
|OR||R_TV 13||Television Production||3.0||Yr 1 Fall||$0.00|
|R_TV 270 WE||Work Exp.-radio,tv, Film, Digital Media||1.0||Yr 1 Spring||$0.00|
|R_TV 14||Electronic Field Production||3.0||Yr 1 Fall||$0.00|
|R_TV 21||Radio Production||3.0||Yr 1 Fall||$0.00|
|R_TV 15||Sports and Special Events Live Production||3.0||Yr 1 Fall||$0.00|
|IN ADDITION, complete FIVE (5) or FIVE & ONE HALF (5.5) units from the following, which have not already been taken as a required course:|
|R_TV 8||Introduction to Media Production||3.0||Yr 1 Spring||$0.00|
|R_TV 13||Television Production||3.0||Yr 1 Spring||$0.00|
|R_TV 36||Broadcast News Production||2.5||Yr 1 Spring||$0.00|
|R_TV 40||On-Camera Performance||2.5||Yr 1 Spring||$0.00|
|R_TV 60||Pro Tools (digital Audio Recording/edit)||3.0||Yr 1 Spring||$0.00|
|Subtotal Units||5 - 5.5|
Required Major Total: 21-21.5
Completion of LBCC’s Local Degree General Education: 19 (AS) 25 (AA)
Remaining Transferable electives (as needed to reach 60 units): 14 – 14.5
TOTAL UNITS: 60 unit