Jun 12, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate Bulletin

Television, BS Major in


The Bachelor of Science in Television is a 94-credit major combining theory and practice across various television coursework.  Students must complete required coursework at the beginner level before choosing various advanced-level courses in production and studies.  A variety of courses in related disciplines rounds out the required subject matter.

To qualify for a BS major:


To qualify for a BS major:

Students must obtain a minimum grade of B- in RTVF production courses at the RTVF 020 through 029 and RTVF 040 through 049 levels.

Candidates for graduation from The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication  with the degree of Bachelor of Science must meet the following qualifications:

  1. Students must complete at least 124 semester hours with at least 24 hours in-residence in the major field of study. Transfer credits are subject to the approval of the Department of Radio, Television, Film  of The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication . They are approved only for those courses meeting the department’s curriculum requirements and course standards.
  2. Students must fulfill the BS requirements as listed under The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication , and
  3. Students must complete the program requirements listed under one of the BS majors.

Program Requirements - Total Semester Hours: 94


LHSC Foundation Courses - Semester Hours: 6


Related Science Course - Semester Hours: 3


Related Computer Science Course - Semester Hours: 3


Related Fine Arts Courses - Semester Hours: 3


Chosen under advisement:

Media and the Law Course - Semester Hours: 3


Practical Experience - Semester Hours: 5


Basic and Intermediate Level Production Studies Courses - Semester Hours: 28


Television Elective Courses - Semester Hours: 1


Chosen under advisement:

Advanced Level Production Courses - Semester Hours: 6


 Chosen under advisement: 

Capstone Production Course - Semester Hours: 3


Internship or Liberal Arts Elective - Semester Hours: 3


Chosen under advisement:

Non-RTVF LHSC Liberal Arts Electives - Semester Hours: 3


Any liberal arts designated JRNL, MASS, or PR course(s) chosen from within the Journalism, Media Studies, and Public Relations Department of The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication , chosen under advisement.

LHSC Liberal Arts Electives - Semester Hours: 12


Chosen from any liberal arts designated courses (JRNL, MASS, PR, or RTVF) within The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication , chosen under advisement.

Note: Liberal Arts Requirement


Television and Film majors must take a total of 72 Liberal Arts credits. The Liberal Arts total must be monitored closely to ensure sufficient credits are completed.

Communication BS Program Requirements


BS Requirements  for The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication majors