Undergraduate Course Catalog 2005-2006

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RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTING/BACHELOR OF ARTS

Total Credit Hours: 128
Major Credit Hours: 47

The Radio and Television Broadcasting major is designed for students seeking careers in commercial, educational and industrial broadcasting. Majors gain a working knowledge in all phases of creative and technical production of radio and television programs. Students also have the opportunity to work on WLRA radio and the Lewis University Television Network. The minor offers practical knowledge to students pursuing careers in many other fields, including education or business.

I. Core Courses (42 credit hours)
10-100 Introduction to Mass Media (3)
10-119 Introduction to Radio (3)
10-202 Broadcasting in America (3)
10-220 Television Production (3)
10-352 Broadcast Management (3)
10-355 Electronics and Engineering (3)
10-365 Broadcast Writing (3)
10-400 Mass Media Law (3)
10-435 Corporate Media Operations (3)
10-455 Television Directing (3)
10-456 Mass Media Research Methods (3)
10-457 Nonlinear Editing (3)
10-480 Mass Media Ethics (3)
10-498 Internship (3)

II. Five credit hours of advisor-approved electives within the department.

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