College of Communication and Information
School of Emerging Media and Technologywww.kent.edu/emat
About This Program
The Broadcast Engineering Technology minor provides students the fundamental skills to pursue jobs in broadcast engineering in emerging media and related fields. Students learn technical applications and skills in networking, multimedia engineering, coding and problem solving. Students will have the opportunity to use technology to facilitate media distribution, streaming and interaction. They will gain experience working on project-oriented teams and achieving technical goals.
Admission to a minor is open to students declared in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students declared only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.
Program Learning Outcomes
Graduates of this program will be able to:
- Demonstrate competency in the fundamental skills needed to pursue jobs in broadcast engineering and streaming multimedia including computational thinking, computer networking, and technical fluency with media recording, encoding, and distribution.
- Recognize the rapidly changing nature of broadcast engineering technology and learn the skills needed to adapt.
- Employ teamwork as a means of solving technical problems related to broadcast and multimedia engineering.