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ARCHIVED 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
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Broadcast Communication, B.A.

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This major emphasizes a theoretical and technical understanding of broadcast media, and performance and production in radio and television. Graduates in this track may seek to enter broadcasting as on-air personalities or behind-the-scenes staff and managers (e.g., production, programming, news, music, sports, promotions, public affairs), or may pursue advanced degrees in mass media or communication.

For additional programs and courses in this department, see Media Studies .

Major Requirements

A minimum of 39.5 credit hours, including completion of the skill practice requirement, core courses and selected courses from other categories, as listed below.

Skill Practice Requirement

Four separate terms of credit and non-credit MED 113 Video Practicum , MED 117 Radio Performance  or MED 152 - College News Practicum , or any combination of MED 117 , MED 113 MED 152  and non-credit or credit internships.


The performance practice courses do not count toward the major, minor, or departmental limit of 51 credit hours. However, these credits do count toward graduation (six credit hour limit in each department) and the courses are graded, whether taken for credit or non-credit.

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