2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Dec 02, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Communication, Television Broadcasting Concentration, B.A.

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The Bachelor of Arts in Communication, with a concentration in Broadcasting, prepares students for careers in Broadcasting, either as broadcast journalists or as producers. Students majoring in this concentration will develop broadcast communication skills, including announcing, on-camera performance, voice over production, video production and editing, audio production, and directing.

Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Broadcasting Concentration will

  • Be capable of writing broadcast scripts, news stories and features proficiently and correctly in styles and forms appropriate for the various communication audiences, and develop portfolios of broadcast projects using appropriate techniques and technologies
  • Understand and apply ethical principles, laws of freedom of speech and press, and constitutional guarantees to the communications professions
  • Be capable of conducting research and evaluating information using appropriate methods relevant to the communication professions
  • Be capable of developing strategic communication, writing, critical thinking, broadcast communication and production skills. Acquire on-the-job experience under the joint supervision of an employer and the Dean/Department Chair.

Graduation Requirements

The degree requires a minimum of 121 semester hours for completion. Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in all Communication courses.

General Education Core Requirements

Total Credits: 46

Total Credits: 54

Total Credits: 12

Other Required Courses

  • BUS Business Elective Credits: 3
  • MAR Marketing Elective Credits: 3

Total Credits: 6


Total Credits: 3

Recommended Course Sequence:

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

First Semester

Total Credits: 15

Second Semester

Total Credits: 15

Junior Year

Senior Year

Total Credits: 15

Total Credits: 12

Total Credit Hours Required: 121

* If students are placed at the second level, the first level may be substituted with an elective.

** Prerequisites and/or placement may be required

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