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Radio & Television

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Students in the Radio and Television major gain experience in all stages of radio and television production. Their first year, students are encouraged to take radio and television production courses, which give them hands-on training operating audio and video equipment and reporting broadcast news. Students are encouraged to get involved with KALA radio and SAUtv studios.

After graduation, they may choose to work at TV and radio stations, as on-air talent, producers, directors, photographers, and more. Students may also get jobs at corporate audio/visual production departments, training centers or creative agencies.

Course highlights include Radio and Television Production, Media and Society, Television Practicum, and Broadcast Technologies.

Requirements for a Major in Radio & Television (40 credits)

COMM 224 Radio & Television Production
COMM 225 Introduction to Visual Communication
WI-COMM 230 Media Writing
COMM 232 Media & Society
COMM 305 Media Theory & Ethics
COMM 334 News Broadcasting (Fall only)
COMM 335 Techniques in Audio Production (Fall only)
COMM 337 Television Practicum I
COMM 338 Television Practicum II
COMM 339 Broadcast Technologies (Spring only)
WI-COMM 375 Media Programming & Management
WI-COMM 432 Communication Law
COMM 475 Convergent Electronic Production

C+ required in 224, 225, 230 and 232. C+ Average required throughout the major.

Requirements for a Minor in Radio/TV

COMM 224 Radio & Television Production
COMM 232 Media & Society
COMM 334 News Broadcasting (Fall only)
COMM 335 Techniques in Audio Production (Fall only)
COMM 337 Television Practicum I

WI= writing intensive