Bachelor of arts in TELEVISION AND RADIO

Program Description

The BA Program offers a broad exposure to fields of knowledge in broadcast and electronic communications directly related to critical/cultural media studies, management, and programming. The program's dual focus in practical and critical skills provides a springboard to careers in media organizations, teaching and activism.

Within the program, students are guided by scholars and media professionals and in return have many opportunities to conduct research, to meet with professionals throughout New York City, and to deepen their understanding of the vastly changing world of electronic media in preparation for challenging media careers.

BA students will immerse themselves in the media capital of the world. Many graduates attain positions within a range of media companies, or go on to further their media education.

For all information and advisement. please contact:
Brian Dunphy
Advisor to BA in Television and Radio

Interested in Tv and Radio at Brooklyn College?


Department requirements (36 credits)

All of the following (Television and Radio)

    • Introduction to Mass Media
    • Television and Radio Writing
  • Industry, Institutions, and Audiences in Television and Radio
  • Sight/Sound/Motion: Basic Production Theories and Techniques
  • Television and Radio Criticism

    Two of the following (Television and Radio)

  • Multimedia Design and Production
  • Introduction to Radio Production
  • Multi-Camera Television Production
  • Single Camera Production

    One of the following (Speech)

  • Oral Interpretation: Prose
  • Oral Interpretation: Poetry
  • Intercultural Communication: Speech Community Perspectives
  • Interpersonal Communication for Business and Professions

    Six additional credits in Television and Radio Department courses numbered 2000 and higher.

    An additional 6 credits of advanced course work in any department or area other than the departments in the School of Visual, Media, and Performing Arts. These credits must be approved by Television and Radio faculty. Students may not offer more than six credits for a baccalaureate degree from Television and Radio:

  • Television and Radio Laboratory
  • Television and Radio Colloquium
  • Television and Radio Internship
  • Fieldwork in Media Programming and Marketing