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School of Media and the Arts


Media: Radio/TV Broadcasting

Whether your interest is engineering or directing, performance or production, broadcast journalism or advertising, can help you prepare for a broad range of media careers.

Video/Digital Film Production Concentration

Courses include: Introduction to the Moving Image, Analysis of Broadcast Systems, Video Field Production, Digital Video Editing, Scriptwriting for Film & TV or Script Analysis.

Broadcast Journalism Concentration

Courses include: Radio and Television Announcing, Broadcast Journalism, Media Writing, Journalism Practicum or Radio Practicum.

Digital Media Concentration

Courses include: Intro to the Moving Image, Digital Animation, Photoshop, and Interactive Media Techniques.

Electronic Publishing Concentration

Courses include: Digital Imaging, Interactive Media Techniques, Journalism Practicum, Photoshop, and Media Writing.

Film and Cinema Studies Concentration

Courses include: Introduction to the Moving Image, Film and Literature, Scriptwriting for Film & TV, Script Analysis.


Career Possibilities

Graduates work as directors, producers, camera operators, technical directors, video editors, industrial video specialists, electronic news gathering specialists, reporters and newscasters, disc jockeys, managers, advertising salespersons, audio engineers, and sound reinforcement technicians.

Media: Audio/Radio Production

Students who receive a degree in Audio-Radio Production with this option may wish to pursue a career in music recording or transfer to a four-year program in music production. Students who wish to transfer should consult with the four-year school for planning and preparation. For more information about Cayuga’s Telecommunications programs, visit the Telcom web site at


Professional instruction requires hands-on access to state-of-the-art equipment. At Cayuga, you’ll find the same type of professional studio hardware you’ll find out in the “real” world, including: 32-track audio recording studio, 16-track remote recording facility, FM radio station, television studio and remote equipment, digital media lab, and production suites.

New York’s Only College with SBE Certification

Certified the Society of Broadcast Engineers automatically certifies graduates of Cayuga’s Telecommunications Technology program as Broadcast Technologists — this is the only program in New York State to offer this credential. The SBE certificate is the key credential facilitating career entry and advancement in broadcast engineering.

Music Production Concentration

Courses include: Intro to Mass Media, Audio / Video Prod. Techniques, Music Appreciation, Music Prep for Audio Professionals, Jazz History or Rock History.

Our Graduates Are Employed In The Industry

Cayuga’s practical approach to media instruction emphasizes contact with established industry professionals in the classroom and studio, and through on-site internships. According to our most recent graduate follow-up report, 90% of Telecommunications graduates were either employed in the industry or pursuing studies at a four-year institution.

Cayuga Records and C3 Video

In collaboration with Syracuse University and the Syracuse Technology Garden, Cayuga College has secured a total of $244,000 Kauffman Foundation grants to help students initiate their own music and video labels.

Dave Malek, 1992 Cayuga Telcom Graduate

Dave has been working for NFL Films for the last 10 years and is Telcom’s 4th EMMY winner. He is the Director of Photography for the HBO series “Hard Knocks.”

Career Possibilities

Graduates may work in the music recording industry for radio stations and in television; motion picture, and video production as recording engineers; audio engineers; audio operators; board operators; sound technicians or mixers.