CTVA

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Radio Option

Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree:

CTVA – Radio Production Option

  • All lower and upper division courses taken toward completion of the CTVA major must be completed with a grade of C or better.

Lower division (12 units)

  • CTVA 100 Introduction to Mass Communication Arts (3)
  • CTVA 210 Television-Film Aesthetics (3)
  • CTVA 220 Foundations of Media Writing (3)
  • CTVA 230 Fundamentals of Audio Production (3)

Upper Division  (33 Units)

Required Courses: (6 units)

  • CTVA 305 History of Broadcasting (3)
  • CTVA 330 Advanced Audio Production (3)
Select one of the following courses: (3 units)
  • CTVA 301 Design of the Media Message (3)
  • CTVA 319 Criticism in Cinema and Television Arts (3)
  • CTVA 400 Media and Society (3)
Select one of the following courses: (3 units)
  • CTVA 315 New Directions in Electronic Media Systems (3)
  • CTVA 487 Social Controls and Regulation of Electronic Media (3)
Select one of the following courses: (3 units)
  • CTVA 320 Writing for Film and Television (3)
  • CTVA 327 Writing for Industrial Media (3)
Select one of the following courses: (3 units)
  • CTVA 361 Computing for Multimedia (3)
  • CTVA 362 Corporate and Instructional Media (3)
  • CTVA 480 Electronic Media Management (3)
Select three of the following courses: (9 units)
  • CTVA 384 Electronic Media Advertising (3)
  • CTVA 401 Mass Communications Research (3)
  • CTVA 475 Audience Analysis (3)
  • CTVA 481 Network Practices (3)
  • CTVA 482 Network Program Development (3)

Additional Units:

  • Select 6 additional units in CTVA or an allied field, with the approval of an advisor, as prescribed in the official departmental advisement form for Radio Production, or CTVA 329C, CTVA 494C, or CTVA 494F.
  • General Education: CTVA 100 can be counted toward GE Lifelong Learning and the major.

 

  • Total Units in the Option - 45

  • General Education Units - 48

  • Additional Units - 27

  • Total Units Required for a B.A. Degree - 120