Radio, Television & Film

Quick Facts

Working in radio, television, and film production can be either in front of the camera, performing, or behind the camera, editing and producing media.

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See Our Students in Action

Our Radio, Television & Film students made this video to give you an idea of what you can learn and experience in our program.

Job Titles & Career Info

Our Program

Why Choose Radio, Television & Film?

  • Use state-of-the-art software & equipment—with minimal investment on your part—as you learn industry-specific skills
  • Determine which type of media work you most enjoy & want to pursue as a career
  • Gain live broadcasting experience by being a part of client-driven production projects
  • Meet industry professionals through guest lectures & panel discussions
  • Get leads on jobs by participating in an internship/practicum & building a portfolio

Prepare for What You Will Do at Work

  • Produce over-the-top (OTT) & on-demand video content
  • Create, manage & archive media assets
  • Support, present & record conference media
  • Mix & record sound for front of house, stage & theater
  • Broadcast for affiliate & national news or new magazine programs

Marketable Skills You Will Learn

  • Critical thinking
  • Reasoning
  • Communication
  • Personal & social responsibility
  • Teamwork
  • Computer literacy

Before You Enroll, Think About:

  • Your proficiency is directly related to practice. Our courses require outside-of-classroom time to produce projects.
  • Computer literacy is highly recommended.
  • 3 skills or work style traits that will help you succeed in this field:
    • Cooperation
    • Flexibility
    • Stress tolerance


  • Equipment: You must have a personal portable hard drive, 1TB SSD (solid state drive) minimum.
  • Academics: You must be TSI compliant for A.A.S. & Level 2 Certificate programs.

Need a boost to get ready for college?

Talk to your advisor about Developmental Studies if your TSI scores say you need some help in math or reading and writing.

Degrees & Certificates



Level 1

Level 2

Fort Worth Film Collaborative Certificate Program

Want a fast track to a job in the film industry?

TCC and the Fort Worth Film Commission, in partnership with 101 Studios, are offering fast-track certifications to meet Fort Worth's growing need for trained film industry crew.

Read about the program and certificates on Fort Worth Film Collaborative Certificate Program

How Much Time & Money to Finish?

2024–2025 Academic Year

Degree or Certificate Program Title Semester Credit Hours Total Tuition & Fees
AAS Radio, Television and Film 60 $4,140
CRT1 Sound Recording Technology 30 $2,070
CRT2 Multimedia Production 39 $2,691


  • Tuition is based on in-state, in-county rates.
  • Totals do not include textbooks and other materials.

Continuing Education Programs

Time commitments and fees vary depending on the course.

Earn More Choices & More Money

Transfer to a college or university to continue your studies. Earning a bachelor’s degree opens the door to promotion opportunities.

While our program is designed to prepare you to enter the workforce, you may be ready to work toward:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Film / Video
  • Bachelor of Arts in Media
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film & TV Production

Next steps

Start on Your Pathway!


Northeast Campus

Chad Jones, M.S.
Program Coordinator


Northeast Campus

Samantha Schroeder, M.A.
Career Advisor


Updated October 30, 2023