RTV518 - Music Programming

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Subject Title
Music Programming

Subject Description
This subject is designed to teach a general overview of the modern history of music in North America as well as the rationale and methodology of music programming as it applies to various commercial radio formats.


RTV 111 - Radio Production I
ICA001 - Introduction to Computers and Applications

Credit Status
Broadcasting - Radio Diploma Program

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Outline the basic history of Modern Popular music. This information will be presented as background to the main thrust
of the subject which is Music Programming as it applies to commercial radio.
2. Discuss the theory and techniques of musical styles, how they have developed and how they have been reflected in radio programming.
3. Select, build and maintain music universes for various commercial radio formats.
4. Intermediate theory and methodology of music programming to create music programs incorporating music programming methodology including; pace, era, rotation, daypart and regulatory considerations.
5. Operate the basic concepts and functions of the RCS SELECTOR TM Music Programming Software.
6. Create, edit and produce a music log for a commercial radio format.
7. Be capable of interpreting music research data.

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