Broadcasting

 

Broadcasting Program Requirements

 

 

 

Broadcasting & Mass Communication Major

Computer Code: CBMC

This major blends the theory, skills, and strategies essential in the production and understanding of mass media. Students will combine academic coursework with "on-air" experience. Student who complete this major are expected to be proficient in the skills required for success in broadcasting and the knowledge required to be responsible broadcasters.

Minimum credits required: 54 (plus prerequisites as indicated)

 

Required Courses (* = Prerequisite Required)

CAS

107F

Film and Culture

3 credits

 

OR

 

 

CAS

108IF

International Cinema and Aesthetics

3 credits

CAS

121

Audio for Media

2 credits

CAS

126

Introduction to Communication

3 credits

CAS

161

Radio Production and Air Studio Management

2 credits

CAS

171

Fundamentals of Television Production

3 credits

CAS

207

Group Communication and Leadership

3 credits*

CAS

226

Writing for the Media

3 credits*


Six credits from any combination of the following practicum courses:

 

CAS

261

DJ Format Shift

2 credits*

 

CAS

271

Participation in BW-TV

3 credits*

 

CAS

361

Participation in WBW

12 credits*

 

CAS

371

Advanced Production

3 credits*

 

 

 

 

 

CAS

275

Propaganda and Persuasion

3 credits

CAS

326

Radio and TV Announcing

3 credits*

CAS

377

Communication Theory

3 credits*

CAS

426

Broadcast Programming

2 credits*

CAS

428

Broadcast Law and Ethics

3 credits*

CAS

470

Internship

3 credits*

CAS

478

Capstone in Broadcasting

3 credits*


Requirements in other departments include ENG 232, BUS 305 (prerequisite 30 credit hours), and BUS 333 (prerequisites BUS 330 & ECN 100).

           

Broadcasting & Mass Communication Minor
The Broadcasting and Mass Communication minor emphasizes the theoretical frameworks of media criticism. The minor requires only four credits in practical courses and is thus designed for those who do not plan to work primarily in the area of media production.

Minimum credits required: 18

Required Courses (* = Prerequisite Required)

CAS

107F

Film and Culture

3 credits

 

OR

 

 

CAS

108IF

International Cinema and Aesthetics

3 credits

CAS

126

Introduction to Communication

3 credits


Four credits from any combination of the following practicum courses:

CAS

161

Radio Production and Air Studio Management

2 credits

CAS

171

Fundamentals of Television Production

3 credits

CAS

261

DJ Format Shift

3 credits*

CAS

271

Participation in BW-TV

3 credits*


 

CAS

277D

Media and Diversity

3 credits*

CAS

426

Broadcast Programming

2 credits*

CAS

428

Broadcast Law and Ethics

3 credits*

 

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