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In the Converged Broadcast Media program, you'll receive a comprehensive education in media convergence, broadcast television and their social media and internet components. In addition, you'll learn about live TV news broadcasting, live on-location production, sports, entertainment and political events coverage.
Our coursework examines a wide range of subjects such as:
Electives offer opportunities for sports broadcasting, TV news production, directing and broadcast production, radio and television announcing, or videography.
While pursuing your degree, you can simultaneously earn a certificate in television news producing, electronic media management or Spanish language media.
Internships are required in this major and are heavily stressed in the department. Internships allow you to gain valuable work experience and earn academic credit. Internship opportunities abound due to the university's location within the North Texas region, which is ranked the nation's fifth-largest media market.
By pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Converged Broadcast Media at the University of North Texas, you'll be prepared for a career in television, radio and internet-based news operations at the local, national and international levels. Other career fields include: