Central Texas College

Radio & Television Broadcasting

Texas Genuine logoWe are on the threshold of a communications revolution. The number of channels of information which can be delivered to people around the world is increasing at a staggering rate. The Radio/Television Broadcasting program at Central Texas College prepares students to be the innovators and creative leaders for this growing communications future. Hands-on, practical and comprehensive, the program trains students for a variety of broadcasting fields-present and future.

Department chairperson: Max Rudolph
Address: 6200 W. Central Texas Expressway
Building 109, Room 121
Killeen, Texas 76549-4199
E-mail Address: max.rudolph@knct.org
Phone: 254-526-1176 | FAX: 254-526-1850

Programs of study: Central Texas College offers several degree and certificate of completion options for students who wish to pursue a career in radio and television broadcasting or other forms of media production.

Associate of Arts Degrees:

Associate of General Studies: (with emphasis on radio and television broadcasting): this option is the best choice for students who wish to earn a degree and enter the broadcasting industry after graduation.

Certificates of Completion

The program at Central Texas College stresses hands-on learning in state-of-the-art laboratory facilities and working within the college's radio and television stations KNCT-FM and KNCT-TV. Students participate in local productions of both stations and may apply for paid employment opportunities as student staff of the stations.

Course descriptions

Faculty
The department faculty are individuals who have extensive professional experience in broadcasting and production. Drawing from their many years of experience in the field, instructors guide students through the development and refinement of their individual talents.

Activities
Students have ample opportunity to participate in local productions of KNCT-TV and KNCT-FM. Many local broadcasting stations and media companies regularly recruit students from the CTC broadcasting program to fill part-time and full-time openings at the local stations. Tours of the stations and a meeting with faculty are available by appointment.