BRDC191
Special topics

Description: Topics vary each term. 12 hours max special topics hours at all levels (100, 200, 300, 400) per degree. BRDC 191/191X may be repeated up to three times so long as the topics are different.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

BRDC226
Introduction to BroadcastingCrosslisted with COMM 226

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; or freshman standing with a minimum of 12 hrs completed, broadcasting major, and 3.0 GPA in major.

Description: Development of the American system of broadcasting and the telecommunication industry.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BRDC227
Principles of Audio Production

Prerequisites: JOMC 101

BRDC 227 is a production track course, and it is a prereq for BRDC 228 and BRDC 359.

Description: Theory and use of sound, audio production and vocal performance for electronic media applications. Write correctly and clearly for electronic media. Tools and technologies appropriate for electronic media applications using the college¿s FM radio station and audio production studios. Basic numerical and statistical concepts to understand audience measurement.

This course is a prerequisite for: BRDC 228; BRDC 359

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BRDC228
Television Production

Prerequisites: BRDC 227, JOMC 130-134.

BRDC 228 is a production track course.

Description: Concepts, theories, technologies, and techniques needed for planning, scripting, producing, directing, and performing in professional multi-camera remote and in-studio television programs, interview shows, and demonstration shows. Directing, switching, and operating studio equipment. BRDC 228 is a production track course.

This course is a prerequisite for: BRDC 360

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BRDC229
Audio Production Laboratory

Prerequisites: Parallel BRDC 227.

Description: Audio production techniques and broadcast performance.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LAB

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

BRDC234
Audio and Studio Video Production

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing.

Description: Basic audio and studio video production techniques and processes; studio operations, microphones, audio editing, talent selection and use, portable audio equipment, production planning/budgeting, cameras, lighting, new telecommunications technologies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BRDC269
Field Video Production

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing.

Description: Basic field video production techniques, processes, and systems; cameras, lenses, mounting equipment, picture composition, videotape editing, audio recording and editing. field lighting, on-camera talent use, multimedia production considerations.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BRDC291
Special topics

Description: Topics vary each term. 12 hours max special topics hours at all levels (100, 200, 300, 400) per degree. BRDC 291/291X may be repeated up to three times so long as the topics are different.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

BRDC359
Cinematography-Videography

Prerequisites: Junior standing; JOMC 130-134 or JOMC 160; BRDC 227.

BRDC 359 is a production track course, and is a prereq for BRDC 462.

Description: Concepts, theories, technologies and techniques needed for planning, scripting, shooting, and editing different genres and styles of professional, single?camera video productions, features, music videos, instructional videos, commercials, and drama. Composition, continuity, sequencing, aesthetics, and audiences. Operation of professional video cameras and non?linear editing and graphics software.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BRDC360
Broadcast Writing

Prerequisites: BRDC 228. JOMC 130-134

BRDC 360 is a production track course, and it is a prereq for BRDC 462.

Description: Writing scripts and preparing materials for broadcast, cable, and video streaming production processes. Audience composition thorough research of topics, and adaptation to concurrent delivery through multiple mass media technologies. Awareness of diverse audiences and use of statistics.

This course is a prerequisite for: BRDC 375

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BRDC370
Broadcast News Writing

Prerequisites: JOUR 202. JOMC 130-134. Junior standing.

BRDC 370 is a news track course, and it is a prereq for BRDC 371 and BRDC 472.

Description: Clear and correct writing principles. Journalistic research techniques. Use of new tools and technologies to create broadcast news content for KRNU radio and other broadcast outlets.

This course is a prerequisite for: BRDC 371; BRDC 375

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BRDC371
News Videography

Prerequisites: JOUR 202. JOMC 130-134 or JOMC 160. BRDC 370

BRDC 369 is a news track course, and it is a prereq for both JOUR 302 and BRDC 372.

Description: Produce a news story worthy of airing live during Star City News. Produced live newscast aired in Lincoln. What is news. How to make contact with news makers. How to perform interviews. How to write a news story with a beginning, a middle, and an end. How to shoot and edit the video that supports the story.

This course is a prerequisite for: BRDC 379; JOUR 450

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BRDC375
Sports Broadcasting

Prerequisites: BRDC 360 or 370

Description: Broadcast sports reporting. Play-by-play sports reporting.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BRDC379
Corporate and Organizational Video

Prerequisites: BRDC 371 or parallel

Description: Intensive exploration of television and related visual communications technologies in the corporate and organizational environment. Formulation, production and applications of informational and motivational video communications in corporate and non-profit operations.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BRDC391
Special Topics

Description: Topics vary each term. 12 hours max special topics hours at all levels (100, 200, 300, 400) per degree. BRDC 391/391X may be repeated up to three times so long as the topics are different.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

BRDC428
Advanced Television ProductionCrosslisted with BRDC 828

Prerequisites: BRDC 228.

Description: Theory of visualization for television. Practical application of directing techniques. Programs analyzed in relation to translation of facts, ideas, emotions and attitudes through television. Program production experience in the studios of the university station, KUON-TV.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BRDC433
Digital Motion GraphicsCrosslisted with BRDC 833

Prerequisites: Upper class standing and successful completion of JOMC 130-134

Description: Creating digital motion graphics and animation using compositing and animation software. Covers project creation, techniques, workflow management, and related post-production work.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LAB

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BRDC454
Broadcast ManagementCrosslisted with BRDC 854

Prerequisites: Senior standing and major in broadcasting.

Description: Organizational and management procedures as they relate to the telecommunications media.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BRDC455
Broadcast ProgrammingCrosslisted with BRDC 855

Prerequisites: Senior standing and major in broadcasting.

Description: Radio and television program philosophies and formats with emphasis on regulations, responsibilities, economics and audience measurement procedures.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BRDC456
Cable TelecommunicationsCrosslisted with BRDC 856

Prerequisites: BRDC 228.

Description: Development of cable telecommunications systems and relevant regulatory aspects of cable development. Current and future projections of cable systems management systems-satellites, teletext, interactive, access channels, importation, origination, pay cable.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BRDC461
Instructional TelevisionCrosslisted with BRDC 861

Prerequisites: Senior standing in broadcasting.

Description: Preparation of instructional television programs. Historical development of television as an instructional medium, learning and communication theory relevant to proper applications of televised instruction.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BRDC462
Advanced ProductionCrosslisted with BRDC 862

Prerequisites: BRDC 228, BRDC 359 and BRDC 360

BRDC 462 is the capstone course in the production track.

Description: Produce multiple long-form, edited television programs to be distributed to a mass audience. Directing a weekly, live, thirty-minute television studio newscast. Advanced operation of studio equipment, graphics software and non-linear editing equipment. Prepare demo materials for a professional portfolio.

Course details
Credit Hours:6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:6

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

BRDC465
International BroadcastingCrosslisted with BRDC 865

Prerequisites: Senior standing in broadcasting or international studies.

Description: Development of programming patterns and controls as well as cultural consideration of national and international systems of broadcasting.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BRDC466
Telecommunication and Information SystemsCrosslisted with BRDC 866

Prerequisites: Permission of department head.

Description: The telephone industry, voice and data communication and networking systems. Explores the development and structure of telecommunications, issues, services, applications, technology and management.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BRDC469
Advanced Cinematography/VideographyCrosslisted with BRDC 869

Prerequisites: BRDC 359 and 371.

BRDC 469/869 is a continuation of BRDC 359 and 371.

Description: Production of single and double system sound films. Production of videotapes for television.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BRDC472
Advanced ReportingCrosslisted with BRDC 872

Prerequisites: BRDC 369 or BRDC 371, BRDC 370, and JOUR 202

BRDC 472 is a capstone course in the news track.

Description: Produce multiple live weekly newscasts with anchors (news, sports, entertainment, social media) to be distributed to a mass audience. Advanced reporting skills, knowledge of graphics software and non-linear editing equipment. Prepare demo materials for a professional portfolio.

Course details
Credit Hours:6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:6

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

BRDC473
Broadcast DocumentaryCrosslisted with BRDC 873

Prerequisites: Senior standing in broadcasting; BRDC 472.

Description: Depth reporting and advanced production techniques necessary for the preparation of a broadcast documentary program.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BRDC474
Advanced Broadcast WritingCrosslisted with BRDC 874

Prerequisites: Senior standing

Description: Techniques of planning, preparing and writing radio, television and motion picture scripts including announcements, interviews, talk programs, features, editorials, investigative reports and dramatic adaptations.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BRDC477
Broadcast Performance

Description: Improve communications skills by gaining experience performing in front of live camera. Learn how to control nerves, voice, mannerisms. Daily tapings and critiques.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:SDO

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BRDC491
Special topicsCrosslisted with BRDC 891

Description: Topics vary each term. 12 hours max special topics hours at all levels (100, 200, 300, 400) per degree. BRDC 491 may be repeated up to three times so long as the topics are different.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

BRDC495
Broadcasting Internship

Prerequisites: Permission code

Description: Broadcasting-related internships, paid or unpaid, will provide students with an opportunity to enhance their professional skills while contributing meaningful work and expanding their career networks.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

BRDC496
Independent Study

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Independent study; topic and assignments to be arranged between a student and supervising faculty member.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-24

ACE: