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Radio, Television, Film or Communication
Central Wyoming College has combined the successful programs in communication and Radio/TV broadcasting with a new program in Film.
Students interested in any of these Associate of Applied Science degree programs have the opportunity to sample courses from each discipline and then begin concentrating in the areas they choose to complete. The degree is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in the mass media industry.
Students must complete the general education, program requirements, and choose at least one of the program emphases to complete the two-year degree. A student who chooses to complete two or more of the program emphases will earn a degree in each area which will be listed separately on the student’s transcript.
The radio program is designed to prepare students for a career in broadcasting by emphasizing radio on-air delivery, scripting commercials and news broadcast. Students have a unique opportunity to gain expertise and assess their progress in radio by assuming production/announcing responsibilities at KCWC-FM (88.1).
An individual choosing a career in the broadcast industry must display technical expertise in radio automation, radio production, sound mixing, and radio on-air delivery.
The television program is designed to prepare students for a career in TV production mastering television preproduction, production and postproduction skills. Students also have a one-of-a kind opportunity to gain expertise and assess their progress by crewing live television productions through Wyoming PBS.
An individual choosing a career in television production must display technical expertise in television camera operations, directing, producing, and nonlinear editing.
The film program is designed to prepare students for a career in the filmmaking industry. Students are introduced to the art of screenwriting, directing, editing, and mastering filmmaking preproduction, production and postproduction skills.
An individual choosing a career in filmmaking production must display technical expertise in television camera operations, directing, producing, and nonlinear editing.
The communication program is designed to prepare students for employment within the communication industry. Some sample careers are Communication Consultant, Public Relations Specialist, or a Media Correspondent.
The specific courses required in the Communication program are designed to prepare students to apply theory, and case studies to provide consultation and guidance to small businesses on matters relating to employee and management communication. Students will also explore the aspects of news writing, advanced interviewing techniques and digital photography, which will broaden their career possibilities.