Radio/Audio Concentration

The Electronic Media and Film major requires the student to choose a concentration. The Electronic Media and Film major requires 42–48 units. Twenty-one units must be upper-division courses. Students cannot have more than one concentration in the EMF major. The major requires 9 units of common introductory courses and depending upon the concentration, 33–39 units of courses distributed between required courses and electives.

Students are reminded that it is their responsibility to check all prerequisites before registering for any course.

Required Courses for All Majors
EMF 120CONCEPT AND STORY3
EMF 140INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONIC MEDIA AND FILM3
EMF 221PRINCIPLES OF FILM AND MEDIA PRODUCTION3
Total Units9

Upon completion of the required courses, students must fulfill the requirements in one of the three concentrations.

Radio/Audio Concentration (39 units)

Requirements (15 Units)
EMF 265AUDIO PRODUCTION I3
EMF 311HISTORY OF ELECTRONIC MEDIA3
EMF 355ELECTRONIC MEDIA AND FILM LAW AND REGULATION3
EMF 365AUDIO PRODUCTION II3
EMF 377BROADCAST/FILM WRITING3
Electives (24 Units)
Select six of the following, at least three of which must be EMF courses; plus two additional EMF courses:24
BROADCAST/CABLE PROGRAMMING
AUDIO DOCUMENTARY
SOUND IN MEDIA
ELECTRONIC MEDIA NEWS PRODUCTION
BROADCAST PERFORMANCE
RADIO, CULTURE, AND SOCIETY
SPORTSCASTING
RADIO STATION OPERATIONS
INTERNSHIP IN ELECTRONIC MEDIA AND FILM
SPECIAL TOPICS IN ELECTRONIC MEDIA PRODUCTION
SPECIAL TOPICS IN FILM AND MEDIA STUDIES
DIRECTED STUDY IN ELECTRONIC MEDIA PRODUCTION
TOPICS IN ARTS, MEDIA, COMMUNICATION, AND SOCIAL ACTION
ADVERTISING MEDIA SALES
MUSIC INDUSTRY: LIVE PERFORMANCE
RECORDING TECHNIQUES I
MUSIC INDUSTRY: RECORDING AND DIGITAL MEDIA
RECORDING TECHNIQUES II
SOUND DESIGN
Total Units39

Suggested Four-Year Plan

Freshman
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
TSEM 102 or ENGL 102 (Core 1 or 2)3TSEM 102 or ENGL 102 (Core 1 or 2)3
Core3Core3
Core3Core3
Core3Select two of the following:6
Select one of the following:3
 
 15 15
Sophomore
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
Core3Core 3
Core3Core3
Core3Core3
EMF 2653EMF 3553
EMF 3113EMF 3653
 15 15
Junior
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
EMF 3773Upper-Division Elective (EMF or other)3
Upper-Division Elective (EMF or other)3Upper-Division Elective (EMF or other)3
Upper-Division Elective (EMF or other)3Radio Elective 33
Radio Elective 13Radio Elective 43
Radio Elective 23Radio Elective 53
 15 15
Senior
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units
Upper-Division Elective (EMF or other)3Upper-Division Elective (EMF or other)3
Upper-Division Elective (EMF or other)3Upper-Division Elective (EMF or other)3
Upper-Division Elective (EMF or other)3Upper-Division Elective (EMF or other)3
Radio Elective 63Upper-Division Elective (EMF or other)3
Radio Elective 73Radio Elective 83
 15 15
Total Units 120

1. Students will demonstrate production competence in his/her specific concentration (ILTC).
2. Students will demonstrate the ability to develop and articulate reasoned critical and aesthetic analysis about the media in their scholarly writing (ILTC).
3. Students will demonstrate proficiency in writing for electronic media/film.