Broadcasting Major Checklist
Make sure you have all the courses you need for your broadcasting degree. If you have any questions about which classes you should take, talk to your advisor.
This checklist is for students who entered the broadcasting program during or after summer 2016. If you started earlier than summer 2016, visit the online catalog to find the bulletin that corresponds with the year you started the program.
- CMCN 170 - Media and Society
- CMCN 212 - Introductory Newswriting
- CMCN 250 - Audio Production. There is a companion lab required for this course.
- CMCN 308 - Television Performance
- CMCN 338 - Internet Communication
- CMCN 350 - Principles of Electronic Media
- CMCN 357 - Broadcast Newswriting
- CMCN 360 - Television Production. There is a companion lab required for this course.
- CMCN 365 - Single-Camera Production
- CMCN 385 - Communication Law and Ethics
- CMCN 384 - Communication Theory
- CMCN 386 - Communication Research
Communication elective (3 credit hours/1 course). Choose from:
- CMCN 455 - TV News Production
- CMCN 460 - TV/Film Producing and Directing
- CMCN 465 - Documentary Filmmaking
- CMCN 469 - Digital Media Convergence
- CMCN 490 - Internship
- Behavioral Science elective (6 credit hours/2 courses). Choose from ANTH, ECON, GEOG, POLS, PSYC, SOCI, or CJUS. 3 credit hours must be at the 300 or 400 level.
- MKTG 345 - Principles of Marketing or MGMT 360 - Management of Behavior and Organizations
- ENGL 101 - Introduction to Academic Writing
- ENGL 102 - Writing and Research About Culture
- ENGL 352 - English Grammar and Usage
English elective (3 credit hours/1 course). Choose from:
- ENGL 201 - British Literature
- ENGL 202 - British Literature II
- ENGL 205 - American Literature I
- ENGL 206 - American Literature II
- ENGL 210 - Literary Genres
- ENGL 211 - Thematic Approaches to Literature
- ENGL 212 - Literature and Other Media
- ENGL 215 - Honors British Literature
- ENGL 216 - Honors American Literature
History elective (6 credit hours/2 courses). Choose from:
- HIST 101 - World Civilizations I
- HIST 102 - World Civilizations II
- HIST 103 - Honors World Civiliations I
- HIST 104 - Honors World Civilizations II
- HIST 221 - The United States to 1877
- HIST 222 - The United States Since 1877
- HIST 223 - Honors the United States to 1877
- HIST 224 - Honors the United States Since 1877
- HIST 307 - History of Louisiana
MATH 102 - Quantitative Reasoning or both MATH 103 - Applied College Algebra Fundamentals and MATH 104 - Applied College Algebra Fundamentals Practicum
- MATH 104 must be taken with MATH 103 but does not count toward the 124 total credit hours required for this degree.
- STAT 214 - Elementary Statistics
- MODL 101 (choose from French, Spanish, or German)
- MODL 102 (must choose the same language as you took for MODL 101)
- MODL 201 (must be the same language as you took for MODL 101 and 102)
- MODL 202 (must be the same language as you took for MODL 101, 102, and 201)
- PHIL 316 - Professional Ethics
Science electives (9 credit hours/3 courses).
- Two courses must be from the same science; at least one must be from both the biological sciences (BIOL, ENVS 150) and from the physical sciences (PHYS, CHEM, BIOL).
- UNIV 100 - First Year Seminar
Minor Courses & Other Electives
- Minor courses (18 credit hours/6 courses). It is recommended that you choose a minor in English, history, modern languages, or a single behavioral science.
- Humanities elective (3 credit hours/1 course. Choose a course in ENGL, HIST, HUMN, MODL, or PHIL.