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2023-2024 General Catalog 
2023-2024 General Catalog
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MMS 341 - Radio Practicum II

Last Date of Approval: Spring 2021

1 Credits
Total Lecture Hours: 0
Total Lab Hours: 0
Total Clinical Hours: 0
Total Work-Based Experience Hours: 60

Course Description:
This course is designed for students to apply on-air techniques and other station procedures to practical use on the college-owned radio station KICB. The station is run like a professional radio station, giving students in the program an advantage in the job market after graduation. Students will perform a weekly air shift and will be critiqued weekly on performance abilities. Students are required to attend various station activities and meet station expectations as an on-air staff member. This course will also help students gain confidence in skills and abilities, which will be of key significance when making important life decisions. 

Recommended(s): MMS 181 - Media Practices and Operations  
Mode(s) of Instruction: traditional/face-to-face

Credit for Prior Learning: There are no Credit for Prior Learning opportunities for this course.

Course Fees: None

Common Course Assessment(s): None

Student Learning Outcomes and Objectives:
  1. Conduct weekly self and peer evaluations of on-air work. 

  1. Describe the responsibilities of the different operational positions and departments within media outlets.   

  1. Perform weekly shifts as an on-air DJ to gain skills for live on-air productions. 

  1. Review work weekly with the program coordinator. 

  1. Prepare time management plans for on-air time and implement them. 

 Course Objectives:  

  1. Demonstrate technical competency in on-air, remote, and studio hardware and software.  

  1. Analyze and demonstrate effective leadership strategies. 

  1. Utilize production skills for on-air broadcasts and pre-produced productions. 

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