Bachelor's Degree in Communication – Broadcasting

Department of Communication

Degree: Bachelor of Science
Major: Communication
Concentration: Broadcasting
Hours: 120

Communication - Broadcasting

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Degree Description

The Lamar University Bachelor of Science Degree in Communication – Broadcasting Concentration is designed to give you a strong foundation in communication practices and useful experience. You'll take courses in digital editing, audio production, TV writing and performing and television field production.

Why Study Broadcasting at Lamar?

The Bachelor of Science in Communication – Broadcasting Concentration offers you valuable hands-on experience fresh out of high school, an opportunity most students would love to have elsewhere! We strongly encourage you to participate in Lamar University Television and KVLU Public Radio. Our graduates have worked at CBS, ESPN, CNN, BET and Disney, often in key positions. Lamar University is designed to give you a strong foundation and useful experience. 

Career Paths

With your B.S. in Communication – Broadcasting, you have access to a variety of careers in broadcasting, both on-air and behind the scenes. Competition for high-paying broadcasting jobs in large metropolitan markets can be fierce, and many entry-level professionals start out working for smaller stations. A graduate degree in the field can offer better opportunities for advancement into supervisory or directorial positions within media companies or for academic careers in teaching and research.

Primary Careers

Producer, technician, on-air reporter

Career Areas

  • Broadcast journalism
  • Program production
  • Videography
  • Camera operation
  • Technicians and assistants
  • Copywriting

Median Salary


Types of Employers

  • Media production companies
  • Radio and television stations
  • Digital media groups