Undergraduate Course Catalog 2005-2006

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Undergraduate Course Catalog 2005-2006


Total Credit Hours: 128
Major Credit Hours: 51

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 (45)
10-100 Introduction to Mass Media (3)
10-105 Introduction to Journalism (3)
10-119 Introduction to Radio (3)
10-125 Newswriting and Reporting (3)
10-220 Television Production (3)
10-365 Broadcast Writing (3)
10-366 Broadcast Reporting (3)
10-368 Electronic Newsgathering (3)
10-400 Mass Media Law (3)
10-452 Advanced Television News (3)
10-454 Video Tape Editing (3)
10-456 Mass Media Research Methods (3)
10-457 Nonlinear Editing (3)
10-480 Mass Media Ethics (3)
10-498 Internship (3)

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

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