Isothermal Community College

Applied Sciences and Engineering Technology

Broadcasting and Production Technology - Degree

Academic Development

if applicable

DRE 096
DRE 097
DRE 098
DMA 010
DMA 020
DMA 030
DMA 040
DMA 050
DMA 060
DMA 070
DMA 080

First semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
ACA 115 - Success and Study Skills [OR] None 1 2 Fall, Spring, Summer
ACA 122 - College Transfer Success None 1 2 Fall, Spring, Summer
BPT 110 - Introduction to Broadcasting None 3 3 Fall
BPT 131 - Audio/Radio Production I None 4 8 Fall
BPT 140 - Introduction to TV Systems None 2 2 Fall
BPT 231 - Video/TV Production I None 4 8 Fall
ENG 111 - Writing & Inquiry Satisfactory placement scores or DRE 098 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
Radio/TV Production Elective Varies 2 6 Fall, Spring, Summer


Second semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
BPT 112 - Broadcast Writing None 4 5 Spring
BPT 132 - Audio/Radio Production II BPT 131 4 8 Spring
BPT 232 - Video/TV Production II BPT 231 4 8 Spring
ENG 112 - Writing/Research in the Discipline [OR] ENG 111 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
COM 231 - Public Speaking None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
DME 110 - Introduction to Digital Media None 3 4 Spring
Radio/TV Production Elective Varies 2 6 Fall, Spring, Summer


Third semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
BPT 111 - Broadcast Law and Ethics None 3 3 Fall
BPT Elective Varies 6 6 Fall, Spring, Summer
Humanities Elective Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
MAT 143 - Quantitative Literacy [OR] Satisfactory placement scores or DMA 025-045 & DRE 098 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
MAT 152 - Statistical Methods Satisfactory placement scores or DMA 025-045 & DRE 098 4 5 Fall, Spring, Summer
Radio/TV Production Elective Varies 2 6 Fall, Spring, Summer


Fourth semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
BPT 113 - Broadcast Sales None 3 3 Spring
BPT 285 - Broadcast Capstone Course BPT 132 or BPT 232 3 7 Spring
BPT Elective Varies 6 6 Fall, Spring, Summer
Social Science Elective Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
WBL 111 - Work-Based Learning I Last Semester 1 10 Fall, Spring


Program contact

Jay Coomes

Broadcasting and Production Instructor
Applied Sciences and Engineering Technology
jcoomes@isothermal.edu
828-395-1575
Communications 158


Pathway types



Related Programs

Audio Production - Diploma

Video Production - Diploma

Basic Audio Production - Certificate

Basic Video Production - Certificate

Electives: BPT Elective: BPT 115, BPT 121, BPT 135, BPT 136, BPT 137, BPT 138, BPT 139, BPT 210, BPT 215, BPT 220, BPT 235, BPT 236, BPT 237, BPT 238, BPT 239, BPT 241, BPT 242, BPT 250, BPT 255, BPT 260, CIS 110, DME 140, WEB 110, WBL 121 Radio/TV Production Elective: BPT 135, BPT 136, BPT 137, BPT 235, BPT 236, BPT 237