Broadcast Journalism

This program prepares students to enter the challenging and competitive field of radio and television news (traditional and online) as reporters or producers. 

MCJ Core (12 hrs):

MCJ 101 — Survey of Mass Communication
MCJ 102 — Introduction to Media Writing
MCJ 103 — Literacy Skills
MCJ 200 — Digital Media Production (MAC laptop required)
MCJ 454 — Media Law & Ethics

Broadcast Journalism Skills Sequence (14 hrs):
MCJ 300 — Multimedia Storytelling (Writing Intensive) 
MCJ 304, 304L — Broadcast Reporting I
MCJ 404, 404L — Broadcast Reporting II
MCJ 406 — Broadcast Journalism Workshop (Capstone)

MCJ Values Elective (6 hrs):
(Select two of the following)
MCJ 342 — History of Photography
MCJ 355 — Gender, Race and Media
MCJ 407 — Media Theory
MCJ 450 — History of Journalism
MCJ 455 — Media Ethics
MCJ 460 — Media Law
MCJ 461 — Mass Media History
MCJ 462 — Media Criticism
MCJ 463 — Media Management and Economics

MCJ Electives (3 - 6 hrs): 
Consult with your adviser for MCJ course options

 

Broadcast Journalism Minor Requirements (19 hrs):
MCJ 102 — Intro to Media Writing
MCJ 200 — Intro to Digital Media Production (MAC laptop required)
MCJ 304/304L — Broadcast Reporting I & Lab
MCJ 404/404L — Broadcast Reporting II & Lab

Select 2 courses from the following: 
MCJ 355 — Gender, Race & Media
MCJ 406 — Broadcast Journalism Workshop
MCJ 454 — Media Law and Ethics
MCJ 461 — Media History
MCJ 462 — Media Criticism
MCJ 463 — Media Management and Economics