B.S. degree program in broadcast journalism
HEGIS code 0605
NYS SED program code 83638

The Brooklyn College Department of Television and Radio offers the bachelor of science degree in broadcast journalism. Among the best programs in the country in the communications field, it is the only such program in the City University of New York.

Equipped with strong technical and news skills as well as specialized knowledge in another ubject area, broadcast journalism majors are well prepared to enter professional news operations. Graduates of the program are employed at such media companies as CBS Newsradio 88 in New York City, WKYW-TV in Philadelphia, and Telemundo in Chicago.

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Department Requirements (48 credits)
I. All of the following: Television and Radio 1165, 2420, 2726W, 3535, 3728, 3782, 3871, 4040, 4728 and 4729; and one of the following: Television and Radio 4177 or 5010.
II. An additional 9 credits of advanced related course work are required in any specialized area other than Television and Radio. All electives must be approved by the program director.
All courses used to meet these degree requirements must be completed with a grade of C- or higher.