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Broadcasting, BA

The broadcasting major gives students a solid introduction to the entire field of broadcasting, allowing them to select concentrations and internships in either television or radio. It requires the core requirements and one concentration.

Program Requirements

Chairperson: Elizabeth Zwerling

Broadcasting with Radio Concentration: 49-52 semester hours

Broadcasting with Television Concentration: 61-64 semester hours

Core Requirements: 28 semester hours

Code Course Title Units
JOUR 100 News Reporting 4
RDIO 112 Radio and TV Audio Controls and Techniques 4
RDIO/TV 166 Introduction to Mass Media 4
RDIO 230 Radio Production I 4
TV 225 Fundamentals of Video Production 4
RDIO/TV 460 Law and the Mass Media 4
RDIO/TV 467 Ethics of Mass Media-Printed and Electronic 4

Radio Concentration: 21-24 semester hours

Code Course Title Units
RDIO 240 Radio Production II 4
RDIO/TV 305 Radio and TV Newswriting 4
RDIO 426 Radio Station Operation – 2 sems. 2,2
JOUR 328 Media Sales 4
RDIO 497 Internship 1-4
RDIO 499 Senior Seminar 4

Television Concentration: 33-36 semester hours

Code Course Title Units
TV 190 Intro to Cinema 4
TV 235 Intermediate Video Production 4
TV 320 Advanced Video Production 2
TV 325 Multi-Camera TV Production 2
TV 330 Television Editing 4
RDIO/TV 305 Radio and TV Newswriting and Editing, or 4
TV 351 Playwriting and Screenwriting 4
TV 497 Internship 1-4
TV 499 Senior Project 4
  One Upper Division TV elective 4