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
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 135 - Radio Performance I (or) None 2 6 Fall, Summer
BPT 235 TV Performance I None 2 6 Fall, Spring
ACA 115 - Success and Study Skills [OR] None 1 2 Fall, Spring, Summer
ACA 122 - College Transfer Success None 1 2 Fall, Spring, Summer
ENG 111 - Writing & Inquiry Satisfactory placement scores or DRE 098 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
Choose One BPT Elective Varies Fall, Spring, Summer

BOT Options: BPT 241 - Broadcast Journalism I, BPT 250 - Institutional Video, CIS 110 - Intro to Computers, WEB 110 - Internet/Web Fundamentals


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 136 - Radio Performance II (or) BPT 135 2 6 Fall, Spring
BPT 236 - TV Performance II BPT 235 2 6 Fall, 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
FVP 227 - Multimedia Production None 3 5 Spring
Choose One BPT Elective None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer

BPT Options: BPT 121 - Broadcast Speech I, CIS 110 - Intro to Computers


Third semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
Choose One BPT Elective None 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer

BPT Options: BPT 220 - Broadcast Marketing, CIS 110 - Intro to Computers


Third semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
BPT 111 - Broadcast Law and Ethics None 3 3 Fall
BPT 137 - Radio Performance III [OR] BPT 136 2 6 Fall, Spring
BPT 237 - TV Performance III BPT 236 2 6 Fall, Spring
MAT 143 - Quantitative Literacy [OR] Satisfactory placement scores or DMA 010-050 & DRE 098 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
MAT 152 - Statistical Methods Satisfactory placement scores or DMA 010-050 & DRE 098 4 5 Fall, Spring, Summer
BPT 241 - Broadcast Journalism I None 4 5 Fall
BPT 250 - Institutional Video None 3 5 Fall
Humanities Elective [or] Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
Social Science Elective Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
Choose One BPT Elective Varies Fall, Spring


Fourth semester

Course name Prerequisite Credit hours Contact hours Semester offered
BPT 232 - Video/TV Production II BPT 231 4 8 Fall
BPT 137 - Radio Performance III (or) BPT 136 2 6 Fall, Spring
BPT 237 - TV Performance III BPT 236 2 6 Fall, Spring
MAT 143 - Quantitative Literacy (or) Satisfactory placement or DMA 010, 020, 030, 040, 050 / DRE 096, 097, 098 3 4 Fall, Spring, Summer
MAT 152 Statistical Methods I DMA 050 and DRE 098 4 5 Fall, Spring, Summer
Choose One BPT Elective None Fall, Spring

BPT Options - BPT 241 - Broadcast Journalism I, BPT 250 - Institutional Video, BPT 260 -Multi-Track Recording, CIS 110 - Intro to Computers, WEB 110 - Internet/Web Fundamentals


Fifth 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 138 - Radio Performance IV [OR] BPT 137 2 6 Fall, Spring
BPT 238 - TV Performance IV BPT 237 2 6 Fall, Spring
Humanities Elective (or) Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
Social Science Elective Varies 3 3 Fall, Spring, Summer
WBL 111 - Work-Based Learning None 1 10 Fall, Spring
Choose One or Two BPT Elective Varies Fall, Spring, Summer

BPT Option: BPT 121 - Broadcast Speech I, BPT 215 - Broadcast Programming, CIS 110 - Intro to Computers


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

Basic Audio Production - Certificate

Basic Video Production - Certificate

Audio Production - Diploma

Video Production - Diploma

Electives: BPT 121, BPT 138, BPT 210, BPT 215, BPT 220, BPT 238, BPT 241, BPT 242, BPT 250, BPT 260, CIS 110, WEB 110