Broadcast Media

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This major centers on the theoretical and practical use of audio and video in broadcast, Internet and corporate environments.

  • News anchor/reporter
  • Television or radio personality
  • Sports broadcaster
  • Television producer
  • Radio producer
  • Camera operator
  • Video editor
  • Videographer
  • Production manager
  • Documentary producer or director
  • Music video producer
  • Film director
  • Audio engineer
  • Lighting specialist
  • Scriptwriter

A student majoring in Communications must complete 49 semester hours as described below. The curriculum consists of the Communications Core plus a Communications major.

COMMUNICATIONS CORE: 21 hours
The Communications Core, required of all communications majors, focuses on a broad knowledge base, introducing widely divergent areas of the field of communications. In addition, the Communications Core serves as an introduction to the Communications majors.

COEN 223 Basic Reporting and Writing for Journalism
COMM 203 Understanding Human Communication
COMM 223 Intro to Mass Media
COMM 263 Introduction to Audio and Video Communications
COMR 383 Media Technologies
COMM 412 Media Interviewing  Theory and Techniques
COMM 461 Senior Communications Seminar
COMM 483 Media Law and Ethics

BROADCAST MEDIA MAJOR: 30 hours
(In addition to General Education, Bachelor of Arts or Science, and Communications Core Requirements)

COMU 323 Principles of Sound
COMU 343 Studio Recording I
COMT 353 Convergent Media
COMT 363 Video Production I
COMT 383 Radio Production
COMT 413 Broadcast Techniques
OR
COMT 423 Broadcast Management
COMT 463 Video Production II
COMT 473 Broadcast Media Internship
COMT 483A Studio Production
COMT 483B Studio Production II

BROADCAST MEDIA MINOR: 21 hours

COEN 223 Basic Reporting and Writing for Journalism
COMM 263 Introduction to Audio Video Communications
COMU 323 Principles of Sound
COMT 353 Convergent Media
COMT 363 Video Production I
COMT 483A Studio Production I
COMT 483B Studio Production II