Journalism B.A./B.S. - Emphasis in Broadcast Journalism

The Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism with an emphasis in Broadcast Journalism provides students with the opportunity to obtain a liberal arts education and equips graduates with the intellectual background and professional skills required for entry-level positions and careers in broadcast and digital journalism. The graduate with this major emphasis should possess competencies in video and audio production, on-camera or on-air presentation skills, and news writing and have an understanding of journalistic law and media ethics.

Core Curriculum Courses
See the Core Curriculum Requirements42
Core courses
MMJ 1307Mass Communication in Society 3
MMJ 336Media Law 3
MMJ 445Ethics in the Media3
MMJ 420Multimedia Portfolio 3
Broadcast news sequence
MMJ 1335Studies in Electronic Communications3
MMJ 2315Basic Reporting 3
MMJ 314Intermediate Reporting 3
MMJ 151Basic Media Production3
MMJ 320Broadcast Writing 3
MMJ 322Film-Style Shooting & Editing 3
MMJ 332 Advanced Digital Video Production 3
MMJ 440Broadcast & Digital Journalism 3
MMJ 497Special Topics1-4
or MMJ 480 Pro Seminar & Portfolio
or MMJ 495 Media Internship
MMJ 109Media Operations I 1
MMJ 209Media Operations II 1
MMJ 309Media Operations III 1
MMJ 409Media Operations IV 1
Choose one of these:3
Basic Audio Production and Radio Programming
Sports Media
Social Media Marketing
Required Minor
Minimum 18 hours required in the Minor18
Additional Electives Required
Electives required to meet minimum program hours16
Total Hours120-123