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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
JOUR 1307US-Mass Commun in Society3
JOUR 336Media Law3
JOUR 445US-Ethics in the Media3
RTV 420Multimedia Portfolio3
Broadcast news sequence
RTV 1335US-Stud in Elec Comm3
JOUR 214Basic Reporting3
JOUR 314Intermediate Reporting3
RTV 151Communication Technology3
RTV 320Broadcast Writing3
RTV 322Film-Style Shooting & Editing3
RTV 332Advanced Digital Video Production3
RTV 440Broadcast & Digital Journalism3
RTV 497Special Topic (one-hour practicums; minimum four hours)1-4
or RTV 480 Pro Seminar & Portfolio
or RTV 495 Internship
RTV 109Media Operations I1
RTV 209Media Operations II1
RTV 309 Media Operations III1
RTV 409 Media Operations IV1
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