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Estimated Tuition & Fees
$ 12,672
Based on Iowa residency, subject to change; does not include course level fees or books and supplies

Broadcasting and Multimedia Journalism

Associate of Applied Science Degree
Sioux City Campus

Program Description

Broadcasting and Multimedia Journalism is a two-year AAS degree program which is aimed at students invested in and wishing to enter the world of broadcasting. Coursework includes the production side for learning the technology used in day to day operations, and also essential skills such as news writing, copy editing, and using critical thinking to make informed decisions regarding content in the field of journalism. Other courses in the program introduce the student to concepts in broadcast management and on-air production. Students will be involved in developing content for both our on-campus streaming radio station, Comet Radio, and our internet television station, WITv, both located within our extensive lab area. Other skills will be put to practice in a real life newsroom also incorporated into our facility. This program allows the student to learn the skills necessary to obtain entry level employment in the Television, Radio and Internet Broadcasting industry.


Chris Mansfield, Ext 2315, Room B205, chris.mansfield@witcc.edu
Dr. Michael Rohlena, PhD, MFA, Ext 3217, Room B110, michael.rohlena@witcc.edu

Required Classes

SDV 108 The College Experience 1
ELE 101 Industrial Safety 1
MMS 142 Media Literacy OR 3
MMS 101 Mass Media 3
MMS 132 Writing for the Mass Media 3
CIN 104 Media Production and Equipment 3
CIN 114 Introduction to Editing and Motion Graphics 2
MUS 285 Audio Production & Equipment I 3
MMS 131 News Reporting 3
MMS 161 Broadcasting Practicum I 1
MMS 411 Broadcasting Seminar I 1
CIN 116 Management and Operations 3
CIN 126 Video Field Production 3
SPC 112 Public Speaking 3
MMS 156 Media Ethics 2
MMS 162 Broadcasting Practicum II 2
MMS 412 Broadcasting Seminar II 1
CIN 127 Live Video Production 3
MUS 302 Studio Production in Mass Communication 3
SMM 101 Social Media Explored 3
MAT 772 Applied Math 3
MMS 157 Newscast Structure and Producing 3
MMS 163 Broadcasting Practicum III 2
MMS 265 Mass Communications Law 3
CIN 118 Technical Production in Media 3
PSY 102 Human & Work Relations 3
MMS 932 Internship 3


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4647 Stone Avenue
Sioux City, Iowa 51106
Call 800.349.4649 or 712.274.6400
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