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Television/Video Communications B - Broadcast Journalism Certificate 

 Emphasis on preparing students for work in television news programming, documentaries, or public service productions . Students will gain practical experience producing and staffing a weekly news show aired on local cable television.

Learning Outcome(s):

  1. Students will demonstrate basic knowledge and operational skills associated with various technologies and equipment utilized in the production and post production of professional video programs.
  2. Students will acquire sufficient knowledge and understanding of the various aspects and crew positions associated with producing professional television programs, so as to be able to effectively assess the technical and personnel requirements for a production, coordinate the necessary resources and successfully execute the plan as either an individual or a member of a production team.
  3. Students will demonstrate critical thinking by reviewing and critiquing past and current movies and TV shows to assess their strengths and weakness from the point of view of the media consumer.


Course No.Course TitleUnits
Core Courses (12 units)
TELV 100Introduction to electronic Media: TV, Radio, Film, and the Internet3
TELV 112Introduction to Video Editing and Postproduction3
TELV 140Cinematography3
TELV 115ASingle-Camera Production and Editing3
Required Courses (12 units)
TELV 230ABroadccast News Production3
TELV 230BBroadcast News Production3
TELV 130Principles of Broadcast News3
CMSD 121Introduction to Reporting and Newswriting3
Total Units: 24