Bachelor's Degree in Communication - Broadcasting

Department of Communication

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, among others. Watch the faculty interview featuring Dr. Tyndall and students to learn more about the communication degree program.

Why Study Broadcasting Communication 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 (LUTV) 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 bachelor of science degree in communication, 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

Meet the Faculty

Dr. Natalie Tindall, Chair
Associate Professor

Strategic Communication, Public Relations
Dr. Raymond Rui
Assistant Professor

Social Media, Interpersonal, OrgComm
Dr. Nicki Michalski
Associate Professor

Rhetoric, Argumentation, Critical Thinking
Dr. Mahmoud Salimi
Assistant Professor

Film and Video Production