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Radio Broadcasting

Associate of Applied Science Degree

The best way to learn about radio is to get on air! We give our students real production and announcing responsibilities on Rustler Radio KCWC-FM 88.1. The radio program is designed to prepare students for a career in broadcasting by emphasizing radio on-air delivery, sound mixing, scripting commercials and sports broadcasting. Students can participate in activities from broadcasting live sports games to hosting their own radio show- all while developing invaluable careers skills! 


Program Requirements

Course Credits
Social Media in Radio & TV promotion 3
Radio Production 3
Interviewing 3
Advanced Reporting 3
Radio Practicum or C-Op Work expereince I, II or II 3
Advanced Media and Marketing 3
Business Communications or English Composition II 3
Intro to Mass Media 3
Public Speaking 3
Interpersonal Communication 3
Intro to Radio Broadcasting 3
Broadcast Writing 3
Film Producation I 4
Managing Career Development 3


General Ed. Requirements

Course Credits
Writing Level I 3
American & Wyoming Government 3
Math 3
Lab Science 3
Personal Finance Planning 1
Oral Communications 3
Physical Education 1
Freshman Seminar 1
Wellness 1

Students must complete 2 credits of Co-Curricular general education courses throughout two of the following different Co-Curricular areas: 

Course Credits
Co-Curricular Cultural Activities 1
Co-Curricular Community Engagement 1
Co-Curricular Professional Experience 1

I fell in love with the radio program. You can have your own personality and be who you want to be on the radio, on your own show.

Rusty Wuertz

Meet your professor

John Gabrielsen
Associate Professor of Radio Broadcasting

Past sports director and general manager at radio stations and co-founder of, John has more than 25 years experience in the radio broadcast field.