RTVB 1447
Audio Production II

Western Texas College

  1. Course Description:
    1. Audio production theories regarding multi-track recording, studio live production and equipment operation.
    2. Any required prerequisites: Audio Production I or independent study of recording and editing software helpful and strongly encouraged, but not required.
  2. Student Learning Outcomes: Apply techniques of multi-track recording and editing; plan and execute live recordings; and display mastery of studio equipment operations.
  3. Major Course Requirements
    1. Major Requirement 1: Class attendance and self time management essential to successful completion of course. To be successful, the student will have to meet the deadlines given for the finished pieces. Late assignments will not be accepted and receive no credit.
    2. Major Requirement 2: Being part of this vocational program involves being part of a team of individuals learning & performing tasks to meet the obligations you have as a student, and the legal obligations required by the FCC and other governing bodies unique to a radio station, broadcasting over the air along with public service requirements.
  4. Information on Books and Other Course Materials:
    1. Instructor will provide materials
  5. Other Policies, Procedures and important dates - Please refer to the WTC Course Catalog
  6. Course Organization and Schedule

Week Number

Section/Online Work

Week 1

Getting Started
Review Course Syllabus/ Semester Projects will be handed out and explained, along with PSA work and Radio Documentary Feature

Week 2

PSA assignments due / Continued Training for recording software and studio equipment. Choose topics for radio features

Week 3

Begin writing scripts, and starting work on dramatic radio productions

Week 4

Make sure PSA work is being up to date

Week 5

Use of recorders and interviewing skills

Week 6

Begin Interviews for Radio Documentary Features

Week 7

Continue Interviews and begin writing and organize recorded material

Week 8

Editing and writing on documentary

Week 9


Week 10

Editing begins on dramas and features.

Week 11

Start editing work and adding in music background or segues

Week 12

Begin final stages of editing and any re-recordings

Week 13

Work on Projects

Week 14

Finish up audio projects and produce copies of work on CD.

Week 15

Drop Dead Deadline for audio projects.

Week 16

Final Exam is completed Audio Production

Disclaimer: Schedule and content is subject to change at the instructor’s discretion.



Last Modified: August 19, 2015