Courses


BRCO 203 Fund of Television Production 3.00 credits
A practicum dealing with the technical aspects of television production along with creative generation of live, original programs. Students learn the basics of how television signals are created and transported, and then acquire proficiency in all crew areas concerned with live productions. In addition, this course provides a much greater sense of media literacy as it applies to mainstream messages in the visual media. Lab fee. Fall and Spring.
 
Concurrent: BRCO 203L
Equivalent: SOSJ 260 - OK if taken since Fall 2015
BRCO 203L Fund of TV Production Lab .00 credits
See BRCO 203 for course description.
 
Concurrent: BRCO 203
Equivalent: SOSJ 260L - OK if taken since Fall 2015
BRCO 204 Fund of Audio Production 3.00 credits
A practicum dealing with the technical aspects of radio management, programming, and production. Emphasis will be placed on the mastering of all operational procedures. Lab fee. Fall and Spring.
 
Concurrent: BRCO 204L
BRCO 204L Fund of Audio Production Lab .00 credits
See BRCO 204 for course description.
 
Concurrent: BRCO 204
BRCO 303 Intermed Television Production 3.00 credits
An application of the technical and aesthetic aspects of electronic news gathering and production. The class provides experience as camera operators, videotape editors, writers, and performers. Students are required to achieve a basic level of competency with digital cameras, and become proficient in non-linear editing techniques. Lab fee. Fall and Spring.
 
Prerequisite: BRCO 203 Minimum Grade: D
Concurrent: BRCO 303L
BRCO 303L Intermediate TV Production Lab .00 credits
See BRCO 303 for course description.
 
Concurrent: BRCO 303
BRCO 307 Writing with Sights & Sounds 3.00 credits
Students develop creative writing skills for telling stories with the languages of aural and visual media. Traditional media of radio and television are the foundations, but new forms of Internet communications will be studied. Fall and Spring.
 
Prerequisite: INMD 101 Minimum Grade: D
BRCO 320 Image Communication 3.00 credits
A study of the fundamental elements of image communication and examination of contemporary image expression as found in film, television, and print. Fall and Spring.
 
Prerequisite: INMD 101 Minimum Grade: D
BRCO 370 Broadcast Journalism 3.00 credits
Planning, reporting, and practice in gathering information and covering news for radio and television. May include depth reporting and documentaries. Lab fee. Fall.
 
Prerequisite: BRCO 303 Minimum Grade: D
BRCO 432 CIS: 3.00 credits
The Core Integration Seminar (CIS) engages the Year Four Question: “Imagining the possible: What is our role in the world?” by offering students a culminating seminar experience in which students integrate the principles of Jesuit education, prior components of the Core, and their disciplinary expertise. Each section of the course will focus on a problem or issue raised by the contemporary world that encourages integration, collaboration, and problem solving. The topic for each section of the course will be proposed and developed by each faculty member in a way that clearly connects to the Jesuit Mission, to multiple disciplinary perspectives, and to our students’ future role in the world.
 
BRCO 450 Advanced Audio Production 3.00 credits
Organization, preparation, production of audio for a variety of media. Study of recording, mixing and editing of audio elements.
 
Prerequisite: BRCO 204 Minimum Grade: D
Concurrent: BRCO 450L
BRCO 450L Advanced Audio Production Lab .00 credits
See BRCO 450 for course description.
 
Concurrent: BRCO 450
BRCO 469 Adv Television Prodn and Prog 3.00 credits
Organization, preparation, and production of programs for telecast. Students generate a variety of live-streamed shows, a talk show, and a comedy show, and are responsible for all aspects of each production. Lab fee. Fall and Spring.
 
Prerequisite: BRCO 303 Minimum Grade: D and BRCO 370 Minimum Grade: D
Concurrent: BRCO 469L
BRCO 469L Adv TV Production & Prog Lab .00 credits
See BRCO 469 for course description.
 
Concurrent: BRCO 469
BRCO 470 Broadcast Leadership 3.00 credits
Students will be exposed to media leadership and management situations which deal with day-to-day decision-making, staffing, departmental structures, human resources, accountability, research and strategic planning. Fall.
 
Prerequisite: BRCO 370 Minimum Grade: D
BRCO 475 Advanced Producing 3.00 credits
Course topic to be determined by the instructor.
 
Prerequisite: BRCO 469 Minimum Grade: D
BRCO 481 TV & Social Justice 3.00 credits
Examines the application of this powerful medium toward improving the human condition. Students study examples of this concept in today's media, then use their own analytical and production skills to improve the condition locally. Spring.
 
Prerequisite: BRCO 469 Minimum Grade: D
Equivalent: SOSJ 460 - OK if taken since Fall 2015
BRCO 482 Remote Video Production 3.00 credits
Provides advanced experience in scripting, producing, directing, and editing televised field events. Examples include baseball games and theatre productions. Lab fee. May be repeated for a total of not more than 9 credits.
 
Prerequisite: BRCO 203 Minimum Grade: D
Concurrent: BRCO 482L
BRCO 482L Remote Video Production Lab .00 credits
See BRCO 482 for course description.
 
Concurrent: BRCO 482
BRCO 483 Adv Non-Linear Editing 3.00 credits
Students are introduced to state-of-the-art digital editing and learn how the technology is utilized in the industry.
 
Prerequisite: BRCO 303 Minimum Grade: D
BRCO 484 Seminar in Live Television 3.00 credits
Allows students considering a career in live television to specialize in roles of anchor, reporter, producer or director. Lab fee.
 
Prerequisite: BRCO 469 Minimum Grade: D
Concurrent: BRCO 484L
BRCO 484L Seminar Lab .00 credits
See BRCO 484 for course description.
 
Concurrent: BRCO 484
BRCO 485 Seminar in Broadcasting 3.00 credits
Students take on more challenging leadership roles in GUTV broadcasts and post-production by assuming the roles of executive producers and directors, and project coordinators. May be repeated for a total of not more than 6 credits. Fall and Spring.
 
Prerequisite: BRCO 469 Minimum Grade: D
BRCO 486 Applied Radio Production 3.00 credits
Students work with the latest audio production technologies to examine the current state of the radio industry and to participate in creation of radio programming on KAGU.
 
Prerequisite: BRCO 204 Minimum Grade: D
Concurrent: BRCO 486L
BRCO 486L Applied Radio Lab .00 credits
See BRCO 486 for course description.
 
Concurrent: BRCO 486
BRCO 491 Directed Studies .00 - 6.00 credits
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. Lab fee. Fall and Spring.
 
BRCO 492 Independent Studies 1.00 - 3.00 credits
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. Lab fee. Fall and Spring.
 
BRCO 494 Special Project 1.00 - 6.00 credits
May be repeated for a total of not more than 6 credits. Lab fee. Fall and Spring.
 
Prerequisite: BRCO 303 Minimum Grade: D
BRCO 497 Broadcast Internship .00 - 6.00 credits
Pre-professional experience in the environment of a commercial or public radio or television facility. Fall, Spring, and Summer.
 
BRCO 499 Capstone .00 credits
Comprehensive evaluation of capstone project. Spring.