Undergraduate Course Catalog 2004-2005

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BROADCAST JOURNALISM/BACHELOR OF ARTS

Total Credit Hours: 128
Major Credit Hours: 48

The Broadcast Journalism major is designed for students seeking careers in broadcast journalism. Students acquire the writing, reporting and production skills required of the broadcast journalist, as well as obtain the skills required to use new technologies, such as the Internet, electronic papers and multimedia. Students also have the opportunity to work on the WLRA radio station and the Lewis University Television Network.

I. Core Courses (42)
10-100 Introduction to Mass Media (3)
10-101 Information Search Strategies (3)
10-105 Introduction to Journalism (3)
10-119 Introduction to Radio (3)
10-125 Newswriting and Reporting (3)
10-220 Introduction to Television (3)
10-365 Broadcast Writing (3)
10-366 Broadcast Reporting (3)
10-368 Electronic Newsgathering (3)
10-400 Mass Media Law (3)
10-454 Video Tape Editing (3)
10-456 Mass Media Research Methods (3)
10-480 Mass Media Ethics (3)
10-498 Internship (3)

II. Select (6) hours from the following areas (any advisor-approved electives):
10-200 Feature Writing (3)
10-219 Advanced Radio (3)
10-260 Business and Professional Speaking (3)
10-291 Photojournalism (3)
10-322 Sports Communication (3)
10-326 Sports Broadcasting (3)
10-370 Opinion Writing (3)
10-380 Multimedia Production I (3)
10-382 Web Design (3)
10-422 Radio Practicum (1)
10-453 Advanced Television (3)
10-457 Nonlinear Editing (3)
10-458 Multimedia Production II (3)
22-213 Voice and Diction (3)

III. The advanced writing requirement is fulfilled by the completion of Mass Media Law (10-400) with a minimum grade of C.