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 13073
JOUR 3363
JOUR 4453
RTV 4203
Media performance sequence
RTV 13353
RTV 2153
RTV 2213
RTV 3203
RTV 3223
RTV 497 (one-hour practicums; minimum four hours)3-4
or RTV 480
or RTV 495
THE 2113
THE 2133
SPC 13153
RTV 1091
RTV 2091
RTV 3091
RTV 4091
Choose two RTV courses from:6
RTV 1335
RTV 326
RTV 360
Sports Media
RTV 440
RTV 451
RTV 453
Required Minor
Minimum 18 hours required in the Minor18
Electives Required
Minimum 10 hours of electives required11
Total Hours120-121

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