Oct 22, 2019  
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog 
    
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication: Radio/TV - A.S.


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Communication: Radio/TV provides a training facility for students to learn hands-on in a Radio or TV station. The Associate of Art and Associate of Science in Communication: Radio/TV is a two-year program for students planning to continue their education to earn a bachelor's degree in Radio/TV or related fields. Below are a few examples of possible careers for those with a degree in Communication: Radio/TV and the associated salary information.

Transfer Options:
The University Parallel Degree program is designed for transfer to universities offering a Baccalaureate degree.  Contact your advisor for additional information.

General Education Requirements - Credits (41)


  • History Credits: (6)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (Must include at least one Literature) Credits: (9)
  • Natural Sciences Credits: (8)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences Credits: (6)

Area of Emphasis Requirements - Credits (19)


  • Elective (Any University Parallel Course) Credits: (1)

COMM Practicum


Choose three credits from the following:

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Computer Literacy Requirement


See http://www.volstate.edu/ComputerLiteracy/ for Computer Literacy Requirements

Career and Salary Information


Career Beginning Salary with Bachelor Degree Experienced Salary with Bachelor Degree
Radio & Television Announcers $16,600 $64,300
Broadcast Technicians $17,100 $60,000
Advertising Sales Agents $17,800 $65,300

Career and salary information taken from onetonline.org. Check out this website for additional information about education requirements and preferred work styles and abilities for these careers.  Salaries are not guaranteed.

Recommended Schedule


This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (15)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts Credits: (3)

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (15)


  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts Credits: (3)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences Credits: (3)

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (16)


  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (Literature Course - See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (14)


  • COMM Practicum (Choose from list above) Credits: (3)
  • Elective (Any University Parallel Course) Credits: (1)
  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)
  • Social/Behavioral Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog)  Credits: (3)

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