Learn about the courses you will take as a Radio/Television major.
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.
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.
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.
|YEAR 1 (Fall)|
|AFC 1001||Academic Foundations at Centenary I||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||_______|
|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||_______|
|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)
|YEAR 4 (FALL)|
|COM 4018||Senior Communication Project||4||_______|
|YEAR 4 (SPRING)|
|COM ___||Communication Internship or Major-Related 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.