802102     Introduction to Radio and Television
This course aims to introduce students to the features of broadcasting means and tools, nature of work in radio and television, elements of production and kinds of radio and television programs.
802106     Writing for Radio and Television
Prerequisite: 802102
During this course, the student will acquire knowledge on the significance of spoken words in terms of their relation to topic, content and form. Moreover, they will learn about the principles, unique features and kinds of writing for radio and television through practical exercises.
802108      Digital Media
Prerequisite: 802106
This course aims to introduce students to the concept, features and requirements of digital media from theoretical and practical point of view. During the course, the students will acquire knowledge on the principles of editing and producing the media contents for digital media websites.
802110      Technical Skills in Broadcast & Television Production (1)
Prerequisite: 802106
This course focuses on teaching students basic radio and television skills and how to deal with radio and television techniques which enhances their ability to enter the field of radio and television production.
802202      Radio and Television Interview
Prerequisite: 802106
This course aims to introduce students to the definition, features, types of radio and television interview and they are employed in all kinds of programs. During the course, the students will be trained on the art of dialogue management by selecting the interview topic, formulation of questions, assessing the interviewee personality and carrying the interview out.
802204      News Coverage for Radio and Television
Prerequisite: 802106
This course helps students to acquire a theoretical and practical knowledge on the definition of news, sources of news, method of gathering information, kinds of news coverage for radio and television, requirements of news coverage in terms of preparation and implementation and functions of correspondent and team tasked with news coverage.
802206     Radio and Television Investigation
Prerequisite: 802204
This course aims at helping students to acquire research and investigation skills to prepare radio and television investigations. During this course, the student learns the standards followed in selecting the topic of investigation, method of dealing with information sources, planning for investigation and implementing investigation in both form and substance.
802208      Radio News Programs
Prerequisite: 802204
This course allows students to learn about theoretical and practical nature, development and kinds of the radio news programs through studying and assessing various samples of programs. The students are trained on designing and producing news releases, news dialogue programs and special news programs.
802210      Television News Programs
Prerequisite: 802204
This course allows students to learn about theoretical and practical nature, development and kinds of the television news programs through studying and assessing various samples of programs. The students are trained on designing and producing news releases, news dialogue programs and special news programs.
802214     Media Ethics and Legislations
In this course, students will acquire knowledge concerning the legal environment governing media in Jordan. The students, furthermore, will study the law of Jordan Press Association (JPA) and the Code of Ethics for Journalists and learn about entities responsible for monitoring application of media-related laws and respect of the freedoms of journalists.
802302     Radio and Television Programs
Prerequisite: 802106
This course aims to introduce students with the types, contents, styles of different types of programs, such as: Miscellanea programs, cultural programs, radio journals, dialogue programs and documentary programs. The course, moreover, discusses planning for programs, developing daily broadcasts programs, phases of developing, producing and presenting programs.   
802304     Documentary Film
Prerequisite: 802206
This course aims to introduce students with the definition, features, significance and development phases of documentary films.
802308      Radio and Television Performance
Prerequisite: 802106
During this course, students will become aware of the needed performance skills in radio and television. Moreover, they will be also be trained for improving their skills as well as performance before the microphone and camera through a set of practical exercises, including: Presenting miscellaneous programs, news releases, management of dialogue programs and reading different instructions.
802310      Radio and Television Advertising
Prerequisite: 802106
During this course, students become aware of the features and objectives of radio announcement in addition to the basic principles in designing and producing advertising spots via radio and television.
802322      Communication Theories
Prerequisite: 802101 and passing 60 credit hours
This course helps students in learning about the most important theories and samples of human communication and interprets the relation of each component in communication process to the media, political and social environment.
802404   Applications in the Production of Documentary Film
Prerequisite: 802304
This course helps students to acquire a deep understanding on the documentary films’ production through preparing producing short documentary films.
802436     Radio and Television Direction
Prerequisite: 802302
This course helps students to become aware of the principles and schools of radio and television directing, duties of the director in all stages inside and outside studio through theoretical study and reviewing different practical examples of programs.
802498     Field Training
Prerequisite: Passing 80 credit hours at least
This course aims to prepare the student for join the marketplace through joining a two-month training program in a media agency or establishment and under the supervision of the faculty.
802499     Graduation Project
Prerequisite: Passing 99 credit hours
In this course, the student is tasked with developing a graduation project that serves as an outcome of his years of study and the project may take form of radio or television programs. The student's work is supervised, publically discussed and refereed.
801312    Applications in Digital Media
Prerequisite: 802108
By studying this course, students acquire a deep understanding of the production of digital media by producing complete and various media materials.
802328   Technical Skills in Radio and Television Production 2
Prerequisite: None
This course aims to enrich the students’ skills in one of radio or television production areas.
802402     Screenplay Writing
Prerequisite: 802302
This course acquaints students with the art, development, forms and writing styles of screenplay. A selected samples of the texts of some television documentary films are reviewed and studied to pave the way for answering practical exercises in writing texts.
802406     Radio and Television Drama
Prerequisite: 802102
This course aims to provide students with essential information on the definition, kinds and development of drama. Furthermore, it introduces students to the rules of writing plays and improves their abilities to criticize dramatic works on scientific grounds.
802408     Radio and Television Children Programs
Prerequisite: 802302
By this course, the students gain a clear idea on the specificity of radio and television programs for children and the significance of benefiting from the principles of children psychology and education to prepare programs that meet the child needs and improve his creative skills.
802410      Radio and Television Sports Programs
Prerequisite: 802302
This course sheds light on all aspects of radio and television work related to the requirements of the sport events coverage.  This course helps in improving their skills of preparing, writing and presenting by writing news, developing reports and conducting interviews.
802412      Film and Television Criticism
Prerequisite: None
This course acquaints students with the definition and significance of film and television criticism for makers programs, films and scenes. Students put theory into practice by converting their rules and method of criticism to critical essays.
802416      Community-based Radio Stations
Prerequisite: Television Direction 801101
This course helps student to learn about the definition and role of community-based radio stations in fortifying national identity, development and human rights and review samples of community-based radio stations and the types of programs they provide to audience.
802420     Applications in Radio and Television Investigation
Prerequisite: 802206
The students, who passed "Radio and Television Investigation" course successfully, employ their knowledge and skills in preparing and producing investigations that cover various issues.
802424     Special Topics in Radio and Television
Prerequisite: 802312
The course tutor selects a special topic that is related to radio and television, including: channels, democracy, television, public opinion, television and elections, ethics of broadcasting work, marketing campaigns via radio stations, television in our lives, etc…
802316     Applications in the Production of Television News Programs
Prerequisite: 802210
This course offers opportunity to students for practical application of what they studied theoretically on television news programs, including preparing and producing those programs to enable them of group work and learning about the tasks of the members of the production team.
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Department Chair
Dr. Salim Abdul-Rahim
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