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2014-2015 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

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Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Broadcasting

Requirements for a Major in Broadcasting

School of Communications Core Credits: 9

All students majoring in the School of Communications must complete the following core courses, for a total of nine credits:

Select one of two:

Capstone Requirement:

All students majoring in the School of Communications must take COM 495 (three credits) during their senior year. This Capstone course offers a synthesis of ideas and theories about one or more current critical issues in communication.

B.A. and B.S. Cognates

All undergraduate programs in the School of Communications offer both the B.A. degree and the B.S. degree. All students selecting majors in the School of Communications must choose either the B.A. cognate or the B.S. cognate that is intended for a particular undergraduate program.

B.A. Cognate

The B.A. degree requires a third-semester proficiency in a foreign language of the students choice.

The B.S. Cognate for Broadcasting is:

Broadcasting Requirements Credits: 18

All majors take the following core courses:

Select one of the following sequences:

Broadcast Production Credits: 12

Broadcast News Credits: 12

Electives Credits: 6

After consulting with a communications advisor

  • Choose at least six credits from any School of Communications discipline at the 200 level or above.

Capstone Credits: 3

Broadcasting Program Description

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