Radio and Television Production & Broadcasting Technology


Radio and Television Production and Broadcasting Technology, offered on the Rankin and Utica campuses, will prepare you to work in a variety of broadcast media. Possible careers include: announcing, broadcasting control, editing, and other various technical positions.

Course content develops communications leadership, human relations, employment skills, and teaches safe and efficient work practices. You will learn programming and copy preparation, as well as announcing and moderating programs. Additionally, you’ll understand how to operate radio/television broadcasting equipment to support broadcast managers in the production of materials used in broadcasting, as well as the use of those materials or programs in the radio/television format.

Our program offers three options: a Career Certificate, a Technical Certificate, and an Associate of Applied Science Degree. A CPAS review course and exam are required to graduate from our program.

If you’ve dreamt about a career in production behind the camera or microphone, this is your best first step. Attending the Radio and Television Production and Broadcasting Technology program at Hinds Community College will allow you to obtain the experience and education you need to thrive across a variety of career opportunities.

  • Rankin
  • Utica
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Important Program Information

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Career Certificate
  • Technical Certificate
Sample Curriculum
Course Hours
Broadcast Writing 4
Principles of Mass Communication 4
Fundamentals of Television Production 4
Principles of Audio Production 3
Intermediate Television Production 4
Basic Editing 4
Advanced Editing 4
Microsoft® Office Applications 4
Total Hours 31
Course Hours
Advanced Audio Production 3
Broadcasting Announcing 4
Station Administration 3
Advanced Television Production 4
Special Project in Media Technology 1
Total Hours (includes career certificate course hours) 46
Course Hours
Technical English or English Composition I 3–4
Public Speaking I or Interpersonal Communication 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
Mathematics/Science Elective 3–4
Total Hours (includes career and technical certificate course hours) 61–63


Randy Kwan
Film and Video Instructor
Timothy Crisler
Film and Video Instructor

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