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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2007-08 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2007-08 [Archived Catalog]

Telecommunications - Audio Post Production Track (B.S.C.)

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Major code BC5354

This plan of study is designed to provide majors with skills in various areas of audio production including music recording and sound for moving image. Students must complete the TCOM Foundation, 28 hours of coursework within either the Music Production or Audio Post Production tracks, 8 hours in Media Management, and 8 hours in Media Studies.

Bachelor’s Degree in Telecommunications

The Telecommunications General requirements work in concert with the Ohio University General Education requirements. Students should complete the university General Education requirements of Tier I and Tier II and then concentrate on the following extension of these Tiers:

General Requirements for All Majors

1. Arts and humanities

Eight hours of 300- to 400-level courses (or 200-level or above for language courses). Courses include Tier I junior composition with the balance of the hours chosen from art, art history, classical languages, comparative arts, dance, English, film, humanities, modern languages, music, African American studies, philosophy, and theater.

2. Social sciences

Eight hours of 300- to 400-level courses chosen from anthropology, classical archaeology, economics, history, international studies, management, marketing, political science, psychology, and sociology.

3. Communication sciences

Eight hours of 300- to 400-level courses (or 200-level or above for language courses) from classical languages, computer science, information and telecommunication systems, hearing/speech/language sciences, communication studies, journalism, linguistics, modern languages, African American studies, and visual communication.

Additionally, certain University Professor courses may be used to fulfill Telecommunications general requirements.

4. Telecommunications Foundation Courses (minimum of 14 credits)

The following foundation courses are required of all majors:

Complete the following:

Sequence Requirements

Students entering the School of Telecommunications as fall quarter first-year and transfer students must successfully complete TCOM 101 with a “C” or better and earn a “C” or better in TCOM 203, 204, and 205 before proceeding in the major.


Each student in the School of Telecommunications is required to complete a corollary of coursework. These are courses outside telecommunications selected by you and your advisor to enhance your area of interest. The corollary totals a minimum of 32 credit hours (20 at the 300-400 level), from no more than two areas. For instance, students in the video production sequence might choose courses from the School of Film, while students interested in politics and the media might find courses from the political science area useful.

Audio Production Core


Of special note is the required minor in music for students pursuing the music production track in the audio sequence. The music minor will fulfill the corollary in this track. (Please see requirements for the music minor in College of Fine Arts section.)

One or more of the following courses:


Corollary courses outside the school that support program goals (from no more than two areas with at least 20 hours at the 300- to 400-level). Credit: 32

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