BRDC191
Special topics

12 hours max special topics hours at all levels (100, 200, 300, 400) per degree. May be repeated up to three times so long as the topics are different.

Description: Topics vary each term.

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

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

BRDC227
Principles of Audio Production

Prerequisites: JOMC 101

A production track course and 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: ADPR 350; ADPR 358; BRDC 328; BRDC 359; JOUR 400, BRDC 400

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BRDC260
Media Writing and Content Development

Prerequisites: JOMC 101, JOMC 130-134, JOUR 200A.

Description: Writing scripts and preparing related materials for broadcast, cable and online production and presentation. Audience composition, research of topics and adaptation to delivery through multiple media platforms. Awareness of diverse audiences and legal and ethical considerations in preparation of written materials for electronic media.

This course is a prerequisite for: JOUR 400, BRDC 400

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 1 Writing

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 1 Writing

BRDC269
Video Production

Prerequisites: JOMC 101; JOMC 130-134.

Description: Theory and practice of video production, including camera operation, audio control, writing and storyboarding, lighting, editing, and output formats and platforms.

This course is a prerequisite for: JOUR 400, BRDC 400

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

12 hours max special topics hours at all levels (100, 200, 300, 400) per degree. May be repeated up to three times so long as the topics are different.

Description: Topics vary each term.

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

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

BRDC328
Television Production

Prerequisites: JOMC 101, JOMC 130-134, BRDC 227, BRDC 260 and BRDC 269.

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.

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:

BRDC329
Jacht Ad Lab

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Produce edited video content to meet client needs for student-run ad agency known as Jacht Ad Lab.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LAB
Offered:FALL/SPR

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BRDC359
Cinematography-Videography

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

A production track course and 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

A production track course and 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.

A news track course and 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

A news track course and 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: JOUR 450

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BRDC372
Broadcast News Writing, Audio and Video

Prerequisites: JOMC 130-134; JOUR 200A and JOUR 200B

Description: Produce audio and video stories in broadcast news style for broadcast and digital outlets.

This course is a prerequisite for: JOUR 400, BRDC 400

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Offered:FALL/SPR

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:

BRDC376
Television Sports Reporting

Prerequisites: JOMC 101 or SPMC 150 and JOMC 130, 131, 132, 133 and 134

Description: Producing sports stories and information through a variety of sources, including television, social media and on the web.

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

BRDC391
Special Topics

12 hours max special topics hours at all levels (100, 200, 300, 400) per degree. May be repeated up to three times so long as the topics are different.

Description: Topics vary each term.

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

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

BRDC400
The News LabCrosslisted with JOUR 400

Prerequisites: JOMC 101, JOMC 130-134; JOUR 200A; JOUR 200B or BRDC 227, 260 and 269; two of the following: BRDC 372, JOUR 302, 303, 304, 306, 307 or 346; and permission code.

Topics vary.

Description: Produce content for publication with depth, exploration, and substance across multiple platforms by applying journalistic skills in a semester-long project.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LAB
Offered:FALL/SPR
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

BRDC429
Jacht Student Ad Agency

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Produce edited video content to fit individual clients needs.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LAB
Offered:FALL/SPR
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

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:

BRDC462
Advanced ProductionCrosslisted with BRDC 862

Prerequisites: BRDC 228, BRDC 359 and BRDC 360

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

BRDC472
Advanced ReportingCrosslisted with BRDC 872

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

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:

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

12 hours max special topics hours at all levels (100, 200, 300, 400) per degree. May be repeated up to three times so long as the topics are different.

Description: Topics vary each term.

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

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: