Broadcasting Arts and Technology, Associate in Arts
This program focuses on the convergent media associated with broadcasting and narrowcasting by developing wide-ranging media skills through creative approaches and technical applications in the areas of television, digital media and post-production. In addition, Broadcasting Arts and Technology provides opportunities for a supervised media internship in a specialized broadcasting area. Career Possibilities Career possibilities exist in film, television and audio production, audio/visual equipment sales and maintenance, corporate presentation development, media relations, camera operations, communications, broadcast journalism, production assistance, editing, directing, producing, media engineering, post-production, DVD authoring, technical lighting, sound mixing, stage/floor management, and videography.
Workforce Statistics – According to recent workforce statistics, graduates from the program can find careers as directors, producers, camera operators, broadcast technicians, writers, editors, technical writers, reporters, correspondents, broadcast news analysts, as well as radio and TV announcers.
Facilities – The brand-new, $1.9 million Alex DeCroce Media Center functions as a TV studio and classroom for students majoring in the Broadcasting Arts and Technology or Communication programs. The renovated facility now features high-definition technology, a digital media editing classroom, scenery work room, two studio control rooms, a green room for guests, and a teaching studio and professional studio both with green screen cycloramas to create a variety of background images for videos.
Scholarship Opportunities – Scholarships available for this program include The Joseph B. Sauder Media Arts Award, the Paragano Family Foundation Scholarship, and the Dr. MU and Marilyn Ayres Scholarship. Internship Possibilities Students in this program have had internships with 77WABC, Cablevision, Geffen Records, Giaranomo Productions, MSNBC, Morris Videoworks, NBC, WDHA, WMBC, WPLJ-FM, WWORTV, M&M Video Productions, CNBC, MTV Network, Wilray Audio Visual, Oxygen Media, WCBS-TV, Granada TV and MSNBC.