Department Goals and Objectives
I. Students will learn to communicate effectively;
a. Objective A: Demonstrate proficiency in written work;
b. Objective B: Demonstrate the ability to effectively apply oral presentation techniques in various communication settings;
c. Objective C: Apply the principles of interpersonal communication in collaborative production work
II. Students will develop their creative voices;
a. Obj. A: Apply media writing and production techniques to create original projects;
b. Obj. B: Apply and incorporate major concepts and practical approaches in a culminating experience;
III. Students will acquire a theoretical, historical, conceptual and critical understanding ofradio, television, and/or film;
a. Obj. A: Demonstrate an understanding of Radio, TV, Film by critically analyzing one’s own work and the work of others;
b. Obj. B: Construct solutions to production problems using the major theories and concepts in their respective disciplines;
c. Obj. C: Demonstrate an understanding of the history of radio, television and/or film.
IV. Students will learn how to create quality audio, video, and/or cinematic work using current and evolving technologies while learning the production process for radio, television, film and online content;
a. Obj. A: Describe and analyze elements in the production process;
b. Obj. B: Apply the fundamental concepts of production in radio, television, and/or film to complete a media project;
c. Obj. C: Demonstrate proficiency in using the current and evolving hardware and software applications.
V. Students will be prepared to pursue careers in media and media-related outlets or graduate studies in a related discipline.
a. Obj. A: Complete a professional internship;
b. Obj. B: Discuss the input and feedback from recent alumni (Not tied to specific courses; will survey recent alumni every five years);
c. Obj. C: Explore the opportunities for graduate studies.