Broadcasting

Broadcasting majors may choose from sequences in broadcast news or new media. A major in broadcasting consists of a minimum of  57 hours.

Broadcast News Degree Requirements

Broadcasting/Journalism Core

JOUR 1500Introduction to Mass Communication

3 credits

JOUR 2100Media Writing Laboratory

3 credits

JOUR 2104Media Writing Lecture

1 credit

JOUR 2200Media Storytelling I

3 credits

JOUR 2300Media Storytelling II

3 credits

BRCT 2320Television Production I

3 credits

BRCT 2370Radio Production I

3 credits

BRCT 3030Radio and TV News Writing

3 credits

BRCT 3330Television News Video

3 credits

BRCT 3370Radio Production II: Multimedia Audio

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:28

Law

BRCT 4340Media Regulation & Freedom

3 credits

JOUR 4410Communication Law

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:6

Critical Thinking

Choose one course
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

Internship

BRCT 4960/SPCH 4960/JOUR 4960Internship and Career Preparation Seminar

1 credit

BRCT 4970/JOUR 4970Internship experience

1 credit

JOUR 3970Applied Journalism/Broadcasting

1 credit

Total Credit Hours:2

Capstone Applications

BRCT 4450Broadcast Journalism

3 credits

BRCT 4460Advanced Broadcast Journalism

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:6

Journalism-Broadcasting Electives

See advisor for approved courses

Total Credit Hours:3

Research Applications

BRCT 4350Mass Communication Research

3 credits

JOUR 3300Social Media Metrics

3 credits

BRCT 4390Media Management

3 credits

See advisor for approved courses

Total Credit Hours:3

New Media Sequence in Broadcasting Major

New Media Sequence in Broadcasting Core ( 16 hours)

JOUR 1500

Introduction to Mass Communication

3

JOUR 2100

Media Writing Laboratory

3

JOUR 2104

Media Writing Lecture

1

JOUR 2200

Media Storytelling I

3

JOUR 2300

Media Storytelling II

3

BRCT 3030

Radio and TV News Writing

3

Subtotal: 16

Production (9 hrs.)

BRCT 2320

Television Production I

3

BRCT 2370

Radio Production I

3

BRCT 3320

Television Production II

3

Subtotal: 9

Multimedia (9 hrs.)

BRCT 3330

Television News Video

3

JOUR 3500

Publication Design and Graphics

3

JOUR 3110

Photography

3

Subtotal: 9

Critical Thinking (6 hrs.)

Choose two courses:

JOUR 4010

History of Mass Communication

3

JOUR 4400

Mass Media Ethics

3

JOUR 4920

Media Literacy

3

BRCT 4340 OR

Media Regulation & Freedom

3

JOUR 4410

Communication Law

3

BRCT 4380

Film Theory and Criticism

3

JOUR 4500

Mass Communication and Public Opinion

3

Subtotal: 6

Capstone (5 hrs.)

BRCT 4100

Video Media Projects OR

3

BRCT 4460

Advanced Broadcast Journalism

3

BRCT 4960

Internship and Career Preparation Seminar

1

BRCT 4970

Internship Experience

1

Subtotal: 5

Speech Communication (6 hrs.)

SPCH 4190

Computer Mediated Communication

3


Speech elective (adviser approved)

3

Subtotal


6







History (3 hrs.)

Course to be determined in consultation with a school adviser.

Subtotal: 3

Second Field of Concentration for BSC degree (15 hrs)

Broadcasting students in the new media sequence must do a second field of concentration in media technology. They must select 15 hours from the following list. Other courses may be used with adviser approval.

Degree Requirements

Course Requirements

ART 3000

Digital Media Production

3

ART 3120

Advanced Intermedia and Digital Art I

3

ART 3140

CGI: Computer Generated Imagery

3

ART 3150

Video Art

3

ART 3160

Game Design as Art

3

ART 4130

Advanced Intermedia & Digital Art II

3

CIST 2910

Multimedia Systems

3

ENGL 4810

Digital Literacies for Technical Communicators

3

ENGL 4830

Technical Communication

3

ENGL 4850

Information Design for Technical Communicators

3

ENGL 4870

Technical Editing

3

ENGL 4890

Capstone Course in Technical Communication

3

ISQA 3210

Advanced Technology for Personal Productivity

3

ISQA 3520

Graphical User Interface Design

3

MUS 3170

Introduction to Music Technology

3

MUS 3180

Digital Synthesis

3

MUS 4000

Special Studies in Music

1 - 3

MUS 4200

Audio Recording Techniques I

3

MUS 4290

Technology Capstone Project

3

THEA 4010

Advanced Projects in Theatre

1 - 3

Subtotal: 15

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