University of Texas at Arlington

Department of Communication

Broadcasting

In addition to general requirements for the degree Bachelor of Arts in Communication, students take the following courses. For current course descriptions, please check the university catalog or myMav system.

General Core Requirements

Departmental Core

  • COMM 2315 Communication Theory 3
  • COMM 3300 Communication Technology 3
  • COMM 3310 Communication Law and Ethics 3

Courses in the Major

  • JOUR 1345 Writing for Mass Media 3
  • BCMN 2347 Broadcast Writing and Reporting 3
  • BCMN 2357 Radio Production 1 3
  • BCMN 2358 Television Production 1 3
  • BCMN 2360 Introduction to Broadcasting 3
  • BCMN 3340 Electronic News 3
  • BCMN 3350 or BCMN 3319 Television Reporting 1 || Broadcast Management 3
  • BCMN 3355 or COMS 2305 Broadcast Announcing || Business and Professional Communication 3
  • BCMN 4350 or BCMN 4320 Television Reporting 2 || Current Issues in Telecommunications 3

BCMN 2347 BROADCAST WRITING AND REPORTING, BCMN 2357 RADIO PRODUCTION 1, BCMN 2358 TELEVISION PRODUCTION 1 and BCMN 2360 INTRODUCTION TO BROADCASTING must be completed with a grade of C (2.0/4.0 scale) or higher before enrolling in any upper-level BCMN courses.

For more information, contact the Communication Advising Office in Fine Arts Room 126, phone 817-272-5760.