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Radio-Television B.A./B.S.- Emphasis in Media Performance

The Radio-Television major prepares graduates for careers in television broadcast announcing, writing, directing, management, editing, and production In addition students are prepared for audio/video production at advertising agencies, independent production houses and corporate communication facilities. A graduate should be competent in the ability to announce and speak with confidence for radio and television broadcast; to write, direct, manage and produce programming for radio, television and video; and to possess an understanding of the role of broadcasting in today’s U.S. and global cultures.

  1. Students will develop the ability to write effectively for TV, radio and Internet news, commercials and entertainment programming.
  2. Students will develop the ability to shoot/record and edit video and audio for TV, radio and on-line media.
  3. Students will be knowledgeable about the history and foundations of U.S. broadcasting and other electronic media.
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 420Interactive Media3
Media performance sequence
RTV 1335US-Stud in Elec Comm3
RTV 215Media Performance3
RTV 221Radio Programming3
RTV 320Radio/Television Writing3
RTV 322Film-Style Shooting & Editing3
RTV 497Special Topic (one-hour practicums; minimum four hours)3-4
or RTV 480 Pro Seminar & Portfolio
or RTV 495 Internship
THE 211GBL/Oral Interpretation3
THE 213Fund of Acting3
SPC 1315US-Fund of Public Speaking3
RTV 109Beginning Audio1
RTV 209KKOM News & Programming1
RTV 309KETR-FM Practicum1
RTV 409Television Practicum1
Choose two RTV courses from:6
US-Stud in Elec Comm
Electro Media Sales/Operations
Digital Audio Production
Sports Broadcasting
Broadcast & Digtl Journ
Broadcasting Seminar
Social Media
Required Minor
Minimum 18 hours required in the Minor18
Electives Required
Minimum 10 hours of electives required11
Total Hours120-121