Broadcast and Electronic Communication Major
The marquette broadcasting and electronic communication major
TV, RADIO AND WEB, OH MY! As a broadcasting major, you’ll have immediate access to Marquette’s broadcast facility that includes two TV studios, nine video editing suites, three audio studios, computer graphics platforms and advanced interactive digital equipment.
As a Marquette broadcasting major, you can get involved with:
- Marquette Radio
- Student Media Interactive
- Society of Professional Journalists
- National Association of Black Journalists
- Fade In: Film Society
STUDY IN A MAJOR MEDIA MARKET. Milwaukee, a top-35 market, is small enough for you to get your foot in the door, yet big enough to prepare you for any media market in the country.
SO YOU WANT TO BE A STAR. Host your own radio show, be a newscaster, produce television shows or shoot your own short film. As a broadcasting major, all this and more is yours when you get involved with MUTV, Marquette Radio and our faculty-led projects.
BROADCAST NEWS. Marquette's broadcasting major is the only accredited program at a Catholic school in the continental United States.
YOU WANT INTERNSHIPS? Real-world experience, crucial to professional placement after graduation, is yours through internships in Milwaukee and other major media markets such as New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and Atlanta. Marquette's broadcasting majors have worked with radio and television stations throughout the country, as well as programs like ABC World News Tonight, Entertainment Tonight, Late Show with David Letterman, All My Children, The Young and the Restless and 20/20.
You might like the broadcasting major if you:
- are energetic with a creative edge
- interested in a dynamic field
What can you do with a major in broadcasting?
The broadcasting major is excellent preparation for careers in radio, television, emerging media, cable
communication, corporate communication, writing, reporting, production, broadcast journalism, performance, promotion, research, screenwriting and directing. Learn more about what you can do with a major in broadcasting.
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Suggested curriculum for a broadcasting and electronic communication major
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- Introduction to Communication
- Media in Society
- Practicum in Student Broadcasting
- Video Production
- Production Techniques
- Rhetoric and Composition I
- Histories of Cultures and Societies Elective
- Foreign Language or Diverse Cultures
- Major/Minor Electives
- Contemporary Presentation
- Script and Continuity
- Film and TV Aesthetics OR TV Criticism
- Intro to Communication Research Methods
- Diverse Cultures Elective
- Modern Elementary Statistics
- Science and Nature Elective
- Introduction to Visual Communication
- Philosophy of Human Nature
- Literature and Performing Arts Elective
- Major/Minor Elective
- Broadcast and Electronic Communication Electives
- Mass Communication Theory and Research
- General Psychology
- Introduction to Theology
- Theory of Ethics
- Minor/Elective Courses
- Broadcast and Electronic
- Communication Electives
- Ethical Problems of Mass Communication
- Media Law
- Senior Capstone Theology Elective
- Minor/Elective Courses