A blend of a liberal arts degree and hands-on television lab and radio labs through
of campus TV UATV and campus radio KXUA. Students are prepared to enter the professional
news and production world, training as producers, reporters, videographers, anchors and
Upon graduation, broadcast students are able to walk into any television news production
perform any task, whether it be running camera, anchoring, reporting or producing. The focus
is on news: on reporting, writing, shooting and editing.
Recent broadcast graduates work at ESPN, CNN, Entertainment Tonight and in major news markets.
Required courses for this concentration:
|JOUR 2032 / 2031L
|Broadcast News Reporting I with laboratory
|JOUR 3072 / 3071L
|Broadcast News Reporting II with laboratory
|JOUR 4863 / 4860L
|Television Reporting I
|JOUR 4873 / 4860L
|Television Reporting II
|TV News Producing
|6 credit hours of JOUR or ADPR electives
|It is recommended that students take JOUR 4883 Advanced Film & Video Feature Production.
Students are encouraged to complete an internship, whether it is taken for credit or not.
Journalism Core Courses:
A minimum of 34 semester hours in journalism is required, including the following.
|Media and Society
|Ethics in Journalism
(See advisor for enrollment)
|Journalism Writing Requirement
A minimum grade of C is required in all journalism courses that serve as prerequisites for advanced journalism courses. In certain cases, a minimum grade of B is required. Students must select a sequence when they enter the department.
Cultural Diversity Requirement - All majors are required to complete a 3-credit cultural diversity course. Students should consult their academic advisor for approved courses.
Digital Requirement - Students should consult the University Catalog and their academic advisor for guidance on completing the digital requirement for each JOUR concentration or the ADPR major.
GSP Requirement - Students who major or minor in journalism or advertising/public relations need to fulfill the School of Journalism’s grammar, spelling and punctuation (GSP) requirement.