Degree Plans - Radio & TV Broadcasting / Broadcast Journalism (AA)

Record details

Broadcast Journalism is an exciting career that is essential to gathering information on a daily basis and sharing it with others. Our Broadcast Journalism degree program teaches you how to use modern digital communication tools, which combine responsible reporting practices and the latest multimedia technologies to create stories that enlighten, engage and influence a global audience. 

We offer specialization in the radio and television fields. Let us show you what makes a broadcast reporter successful. Gain expert knowledge about the industry and get significant hands-on training with our student media outlet. 

The TJC Communications Radio & Television Broadcasting/Broadcast Journalism degree, while providing the first two years of a liberal arts education, is an excellent stepping stone to a long and prosperous career in this exciting field. 

Career Clusters
Arts, Audio Visual Technology & Communication
Catalog Year
2017-2018
Degree Type
AA
Field of Study
Yes
Available Online
No
Available Hybrid
No
TSI
Complete
Degree Plan
Field of Study Courses 16 Credits

COMM 1307 Introduction to Mass Communication

 

COMM 1335 Introduction to Electronic Media

 

COMM 2303 Audio Production

 

COMM 2311 Media Writing

 

COMM 2332 Radio/Television News

 
TJC Core Curriculum 44 Credits
In addition to the Major Courses, the student is required to take 44 credit hours from the TJC Core Curriculum. These courses must not duplicate courses taken to fulfill the major course requirement. Major Courses: 16
TJC Core Curriculum: 44
Total Semester Hours: 60

Recommended Course Sequence:

First Semester Credit Hours

ENGL 1301 Composition I

3

MATH xxxx Mathematics Core

3

XXXX x4xx Life and Physical Sciences Core

4
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework 3

COMM 1307 Introduction to Mass Communication

3
Second Semester Credit Hours

SPCH 1315 Public Speaking OR
SPCH 1321

3

ENGL 1302 Composition II OR
ENGL 2311

3

XXXX x4xx Life and Physical Sciences Core

4

XXXX x3xx Creative Arts Core

3

COMM 1335 Introduction to Electronic Media

3
Third Semester Credit Hours

XXXX x3xx Language, Philosophy and Culture Core

3

HIST 1301 United States History I

3

GOVT 2305 Federal Government

3

COMM 2311 Media Writing

3
xxxx x1xxx Elective
Fourth Semester Credit Hours

HIST 1302 United States History II OR
HIST 2301

3
GOVT 2306 Texas Government 3

XXXX x3xx Social and Behavioral Sciences Core

3

COMM 2303 Audio Production

3

COMM 2332 Radio/Television News

3
Total Semester Hours 60

NOTE: Some courses are only offered during fall semester or spring semester but not both. Please plan accordingly