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2008-09 Undergraduate Catalog

Academic Learning Compact

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Telecommunication
Description of the Major
The major in telecommunication, which includes specializations in management, news and production, prepares you to understand the means of communicating with diverse audiences, and to use the tools of information gathering and storytelling to communicate with those audiences through electronic media such as video, audio and interactive technologies. Through study and practical application you gain knowledge of the history, norms and legal and ethical milieu of the telecommunication professions. You learn to locate and use reference tools and to demonstrate the ability to communicate independent, critical perspectives.

Additional information is available from your major's website.
Before Graduating You Must
  • Achieve a passing score of 70% on your student portfolio, which will be evaluated by faculty members and/or professionals in each specialty, as part of the majorís capstone course, RTV 4946, Professional Development in Telecommunication.
  • Satisfy the Florida statutory requirements for CLAST.
  • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.
Skills You Will Acquire in the Major (SLOs)
  1. Understands concepts and apply theories in the use and presentation of images and information.
  2. Understand professional ethical principles and the importance of truth, accuracy, fairness and diversity.
  3. Apply the tools and technologies appropriate for the telecommunication professions.
  4. Gather information, conduct research and evaluate information by methods appropriate to the telecommunication professions.
  5. Think critically, creatively and independently.
  6. Communicate correctly and clearly in forms and styles appropriate to the telecommunication professions, audiences and the purposes they serve.

Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication
SLO 1 SLO 2 SLO 3 SLO 4 SLO 5 SLO 6
Management
ADV 3000   X   X    
RTV 2100 X X X X X X
RTV 3007   X   X    
RTV 3101 X X X X X X
RTV 3200 X X X X X X
RTV 3405   X   X    
RTV 4420 X X X X X X
RTV 4500 X X X X X X
RTV 4506 X X X X X X
RTV 4700 X X X X X X
RTV 4800 X X X X X X
RTV 4931 X X X X X X
News
MMC 4200 X X X X X X
RTV 2100 X X X X X X
RTV 3007   X   X    
RTV 3280   X   X    
RTV 3303 X X X X X X
RTV 3304 X X X X X X
RTV 3305 X X X X X X
RTV 3403 X X X X X X
RTV 3405   X   X    
RTV 4274 X X X X X X
RTV 4283 X X X X X X
RTV 4301 X X X X X X
RTV 4302 X X X X X X
RTV 4931 X X X X X X
Production
RTV 2100 X X X X X X
RTV 3007   X   X    
RTV 3101   X   X    
RTV 3200 X X X X X X
RTV 3320 X X X X X X
RTV 3405   X   X    
RTV 4500 X X X X X X
RTV 4700 X X X X X X
RTV 4929C X X X X X X
RTV 4931 X X X X X X

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