The only way to learn the broadcasting business is through hands-on experiences.

In the Radio and Television program at Centenary University, you will benefit from our modern broadcasting facilities and collaborate with full-time faculty members who have worked professionally in their respective fields for many years. With our small class sizes, you will have the opportunity to jump right into various aspects of radio and TV production.

Our facilities include a state-of-the-art radio production studio located in WNTI, Centenary’s internet radio station, which offers radio equipment and software for students.

Career Assistance

Our Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Communication, Radio/Television concentration students have gone on to careers in radio and video production and broadcasting. The skills learned in this concentration are also in high-demand in growing career fields including corporate communications and public relations.

During your time at Centenary, our Career Services Department will help you obtain part-time jobs and internships in the field. These experiences are critical to gaining entry into the broadcasting business.

Hands-On Experiences

Students do not have to wait for a specific course to start working in our TV studio, video editing suites, internet radio station and audio production rooms. They can be used as soon as you are trained by our expert faculty and staff.

Whether you are interested in TV production, editing or radio station operations, our faculty members can provide you with the skills and training you need to start your career.

Recommended Four-Year Sequence
Please Note: Transfer students, in order to graduate as a Communication major, must complete 16 credits in Communication courses at Centenary University, including COM4018 Senior Project.

Course # Title Credits Completed
 YEAR 1 (Fall)
AFC 1001 Academic Foundations at Centenary I 4
CAT II Mathematics 4 _______
CAT. III Arts and Humanities: Fine Arts 4 _______
COM 1011 Mass Media 4 _______
 YEAR 1 (Spring)
CAT IV Social and Behavioral Sciences 4 _______
COM 1014 Film Appreciation 4 _______
ENG 1001 Composition and Rhetoric 4 _______
ELECTIVE Elective 4 _______
 YEAR 2 (Fall)
CAT. III Arts and Humanities: Humanities 4 _______
CAT. III Arts and Humanities: Literature 4 _______
CAT. V Laboratory Science 4 _______
COM 1013 Audio Production 4 _______
 YEAR 2 (Spring)
CAT. VI Global Citizen: 4 _______
COM 2000 Interpersonal Communication 4 _______
COM 2001 Public Speaking 4 _______
COM 2008 Television Production 4 _______
 YEAR 3 (FALL)
COM 2011 Introduction to Journalism 4 _______
COM 3025 Advanced Television Production 4 _______
ELECTIVE Elective 4 _______
ELECTIVE Elective 4 _______
 YEAR 3 (SPRING)
CAT VI Democratic Citizenship 4 _______
COM 3005 Mass communication Law and Ethics 4 _______
COM 3011 Media Copywriting
(or COM 2013: Media Design in the Fall)
4 _______
COM 3014 Photojournalism 4 _______
 YEAR 4 (FALL)
COM 4018 Senior Communication Project 4 _______
ELECTIVE Elective 4 _______
ELECTIVE Elective 4 _______
ELECTIVE Elective 4 _______
  YEAR 4 (SPRING)
COM ___ Communication Internship or Major-Related Elective 4 _______
ELECTIVE Elective 4 _______
ELECTIVE Elective 4 _______
ELECTIVE Elective 4 _______

Suggested Electives: COM1003, COM1004 (both of which can be repeated for credit), COM2013, COM3011, COM3018, or an English course at the 2000 or above level.

Curriculum

Learn about the courses you will take as a Radio/Television major.