Broadcasting

A major in broadcasting consists of a minimum of 42 hours (48 for new media) to include the following:

Degree Requirements

Broadcasting-Broadcast News

Broadcasting/Journalism Core (19 hrs.)

JOUR 2100Media Writing Laboratory

3 credits

JOUR 2104Media Writing Lecture

1 credit

BRCT 2320Television Production I

3 credits

BRCT 2370Radio Production I

3 credits

BRCT 3330Television News Video

3 credits

BRCT 3030Radio and TV News Writing

3 credits

BRCT 3370Radio Production II: Multimedia Audio

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:19

Law (3 hrs.)

Choose one course:

BRCT 4340Media Regulation & Freedom

3 credits

JOUR 4410Communication Law

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Critical Thinking (3 hrs.)

Choose one course:

JOUR 3300Social Media Metrics

3 credits

JOUR 4010History of Mass Communication

3 credits

JOUR 4400Mass Media Ethics

3 credits

JOUR 4500Mass Communication and Public Opinion

3 credits

JOUR 4920Media Literacy

3 credits

BRCT 4310Political Broadcasting

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Research Application (3 hrs.

See adviser for approved course

Internship (2 hrs.)

BRCT 4960Internship and Career Preparation Seminar

1 credit

BRCT 4970Internship experience

1 credit

JOUR 3970Applied Journalism/Broadcasting

1 credit

Total Credit Hours:2

Capstone Applications (6 hrs.)

BRCT 4450Broadcast Journalism

3 credits

BRCT 4460Advanced Broadcast Journalism

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:6

Journalism/Broadcasting Electives (0-9 hrs.)

(adviser approved)

Speech Communication (6 hrs.)

(adviser approved)

History (3 hrs.)

Course to be determined in consultation with a Department advisor.

New Media Writing (7 hrs.)

JOUR 2100Media Writing Laboratory

3 credits

JOUR 2104Media Writing Lecture

1 credit

BRCT 3030Radio and TV News Writing

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:7

Production (9 hrs.)

BRCT 2320Television Production I

3 credits

BRCT 2370Radio Production I

3 credits

BRCT 3320Television Production II

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:9

Multimedia (9 hrs.)

BRCT 3330Television News Video

3 credits

JOUR 3500Publication Design and Graphics

3 credits

JOUR 3110Photography

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:9

Critical Thinking (9 hrs.)

Choose three courses:

JOUR 4010History of Mass Communication

3 credits

JOUR 4400Mass Media Ethics

3 credits

JOUR 4920Media Literacy

3 credits

BRCT 4340Media Regulation & Freedom

3 credits

JOUR 4410Communication Law

3 credits

BRCT 4380Film Theory and Criticism

3 credits

JOUR 4500Mass Communication and Public Opinion

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:9

Capstone (5 hrs.)

BRCT 4100Video Media Projects

3 credits

BRCT 4460Advanced Broadcast Journalism

3 credits

BRCT 4960Internship and Career Preparation Seminar

1 credit

BRCT 4970Internship experience

1 credit

Total Credit Hours:5

Speech Communication.(6 hrs.)

SPCH 4190Computer Mediated Communication

3 credits

Speech elective (adviser approved)

Journalism/Broadcasting Electives (0-3 hrs)

Broadcasting majors may not complete more than a total of four hours of credit in internships, applied journalism/broadcasting, independent study and advanced practicum.