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Mass Communication and Journalism - Broadcast Journalism, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #494 (BCR) California, PA, United States
We offer a bachelor degree in Mass Communication and Journalism - Broadcast Journalism at California State University, Fresno. Broadcast journalism students learn the importance of producing responsible news coverage while maintaining strong ethical standards. Our program’s core focuses on teaching the principles of storytelling through video, audio, and powerful writing.
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Overview

Our students learn through their experiences, which include producing multimedia content for television, radio, and digital platforms in English and Spanish. This bachelor in Mass Communication and Journalism - Broadcast Journalism is available at California State University, Fresno. 

Their award-winning weekly newscast, Fresno State Focus, is a collaborative effort between students in the broadcast and multimedia options. Broadcast journalism graduates are now reporters, producers, and anchors at local and national radio and television stations. They also work at network outlets including ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, ESPN, Telemundo, Univision, NPR, and PBS. Other alumni have embarked on careers at technology and social media companies including Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Banjo.

What You Can Learn

  • Media planning and buying for advertising media
  • How to manage public relations campaigns
  • Production theory and practice; planning and producing for the director's role
  • Print/digital news writing and website management techniques 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mass Communication and Society
  • Basic Editing
  • Media Writing
  • Photojournalism
  • Introduction to Multimedia Production
  • Introduction to Advertising and Public Relations

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Submit a Cal State Apply online and pay $55 USD (non-refundable) by credit card or Submit the Paper Application
  • Official English language proficiency
  • Original or certificated copies of in-progress or final transcripts
  • A copy of graduation certificate (if applicable)
  • Financial document (no older than 6 months) & Affidavit of Support from sponsors showing the amount and source of support for a minimum of one school year of study
  • A copy of the biographic information/photo page in your passport
  • Statement of purpose, principal's or teacher's recommendation is encouraged not required

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16089 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16089 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for California

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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