Tri-County Technical College is one of the few colleges in the nation that offers a two-year degree in broadcasting. This program will teach students to write, light, shoot, record and edit content for electronic media while developing personal talents and styles as communicators. The program provides experience in operating the equipment, which prepares graduates for a variety of entry-level positions in the growing field of mass communications. Jobs in this field include, but are not limited to, audio technician, radio board operator, disc jockey, videographer, photojournalist, copywriter, video editor, videotape operator, electronic media specialist, producer and director as well as jobs outside traditional broadcasting. Students also learn still and video photography, digital editing, lighting, news writing, copywriting, interview techniques, communication ethics, and broadcast regulations.
Scheduling and Entry Options
Day classes are available. Although major courses start in the Fall Semester, students may enter any term. Full-time day students usually complete requirements in four terms. Part-time students should allow an additional two or more consecutive terms to earn a degree. Courses can be completed in any order subject to the completion of course prerequisites. General Education course requirements can be completed any time during the program.
ProgramsAssociate in Applied ScienceCertificate