What will I learn?

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.

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

Career Areas

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

Which department am I in?

College of Fine Arts and Communication

Study options

Full Time (120 hours)

Tuition fees
US$22,734.00 per year
USD $11,367 for 12 plus hours
Start date

Expected August 2022

Venue

College of Fine Arts and Communication

BEAUMONT,

Texas,

77710, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

If you are an international student who has never been enrolled at a post-secondary college or university, you must submit all required documents and show evidence of a cumulative 2.5 grade point average on all secondary school work.

For international students

If you are an international student who has never been enrolled at a post-secondary college or university, you must submit all required documents and show evidence of a cumulative 2.5 grade point average on all secondary school work.

English language requirements:

  • TOEFL Internet Based Total: 71
  • TOEFL Computer Based Total: 197
  • TOEFL Paper Based Total: 527
  • IELTS Total: 6.0

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

ADD TO MY FAVOURITES

Get in touch