2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
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JOURN 120 Introduction to Broadcasting (5 credits)

Prerequisite ENGL 098  with a grade of 2.0 or higher.

Course Description
A study of the styles and techniques of internet broadcasting with an emphasis on webcasts and podcasts, employing various delivery platforms to include but not limited to techniques in: video production (shooting, editing, microphone, lighting); motion graphics (titles and animated maps); and audio editing.

Student Outcomes
1. Articulate the general structure and motivation of the broadcast industry.
2. Explain how broadcasting information (or lack of) defines society and its views of reality.
3. Define select broadcasting terms.
4. Write and produce a news story, commercial, public service announcement and/or promotional segment consistent with broadcast standards.
5. Define select operational procedures used in broadcasting (for example: timing commercials, news stories, interviews, motion graphics).
6. Conduct broadcasting interviews in styles appropriate to specific broadcasting media.
7. Demonstrate ability to share and stream media using a variety of formats and delivery platforms.

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