Associate Professor, Digital Media
850.769.1551 ext 5886
Academic Program Support SpecialistJordan Hale
Do You Have an Interest in Broadcasting?
Have you ever wanted to be on the radio or television? Do you enjoy talking to people or finding out the latest news and information in the world around you? In the Radio/Television broadcasting degree program, you will train in the technical aspects of production, such as audio console operation, and learn about radio show preparation through script writing, radio personality development and vocal interpretation. You will have the opportunity to participate in real‐time laboratory experiences and classroom exercises that introduce you to media outlets in the community as well as on‐air and production work for GCSC-TV and WKGC‐AM/FM, the public radio station associated with Gulf Coast State College.
Gulf Coast State College is here to help you build a solid foundation that will prepare you to continue your studies at a four-year institution. We offer the necessary prerequisites for the State of Florida University Baccalaureate Programs. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for media and communication occupations was $53,530 in May 2015.
Radio/Television Broadcasting Course Requirements
ENC1102, English II
MAC1105, College Algebra
MAC2311, Calculus with Analytical Geometry I
MGF1106, Mathematics for Liberal Arts
MGF1107, Survey of Mathematics
AMH2010, U.S. History I
POS2041, American National Government
Select 18 hours:
DIG2000, Intro to Digital Media OR
MMC1000, Survey of Mass Communication
DIG2251, Sound for Digital Media
DIG2252, Digital Audio II
CGS2069, Internet Marketing
DIG2257, Radio Production Sound Recording
DIG2200, Basic Video
MMC2100, Writing for Mass Communication
What can you do with a Radio/Television Broadcasting Degree?
In this field, people find careers as:
Broadcast Operations Engineer
Broadcast System Engineer
Video Game Audio Creator
Gulf Coast alumni of this program have continued their education at:
Florida State University
University of Central Florida
"I have not only gained lifelong experience but I've made lifelong friends. Both will help me in the future."
Television StudioStudents produce broadcast quality television programs in the studio of GCSC-TV and on location with our production trailer, using professional digital cameras and editing facilities.
Are you ready to Get Started?
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