Apr 23, 2019  
2018-2019 Vol State Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Vol State Catalog

Communication: Radio/TV - A.S.


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For more information on this program, contact the Humanities division at 615-230-3200 or at humanities@volstate.edu.

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.

All students graduating with a degree from VSCC are required to take the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile (ETSP). More information can be found at http://www.volstate.edu/Testing/Services.php.

General Education Requirements - Credits (41)


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


The following is a list of some of the career choices that may be obtained upon completion of this program. Please visit the following website www.onetonline.org or speak to an advisor for additional career opportunities, salary information and education requirements.  Salaries are not guaranteed. 

Career Beginning Salary with Bachelor Degree Experienced Salary with Bachelor Degree
Radio & Television Announcers $17,050 $60,170
Broadcast Technicians $19,890 $44,190
Advertising Sales Agents $18,490 $39,310

 

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.

DegreeWorks, along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the DegreeWorks audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

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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