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California State University, USA, Los Angeles

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

  • Mass Communication and Journalism - Broadcast Journalism, B.A.
  • Full-time
  • Duration : 4 years

Student Type

Indicative Fees

AUD 372

Study mode

On Campus


Course Highlights

Contemplating an exciting career in mass media Check out the Department of Media, Communications, and Journalism. Graduates of the program are well represented on the staffs of many of America's finest newspapers, radio and television stations, broadcast and film production companies, advertising agencies, and public relations firms.

Career Opportunities

Studying journalism opens doors to a range of careers where your creativity, writing, communication and research skills are invaluable Job options Jobs directly related to your degree include: Broadcast journalist Editorial assistant Magazine features editor Magazine journalist Newspaper journalist Press sub-editor Publishing copy-editor/proofreader Web content manager Writer Jobs where your degree would be useful include: Advertising copywriter Digital copywriter Market researcher Multimedia specialist Public relations officer Science writer Translator Remember that many employers accept applications from graduates with any degree subject, so don't restrict your thinking to the jobs listed here.

Course Overview

MCJ graduates in print -journalism are working for newspapers such as the New York Times, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Fresno Bee, and other major newspapers. Graduates in broadcast journalism are heavily represented on the staffs of Fresno radio and television stations. They also can be found at CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS, ESPN, and PBS. Graduates in advertising are working for agencies that includeJ. Walter Thompson, Chiat/Day, Publicis and Hal Riney, and Foote, Cone, and Belding. Public relations graduates have obtained jobs with American Airlines, Caltrans, Coca-Cola, and other nationally known entities. The department's advertising students regularly finish high in regional and national competitions sponsored by the American Advertising Federation. The students have drawn high praise from corporations participating in these competitions. I want to find another Bachelor Course Broadcast production students have won awards in the California State University Media Arts Festival, Charleston International Film/Video Festival, the Silver State Documentary Festival, The Telly, The Communicator, and Videography Awards competitions. The campus radio station, KFSR-FM, has received a Gold record from Columbia Records, as well as various other awards. Students have a choice of career options: advertising, broadcast journalism, digital media, electronic media production, print journalism, and public relations.


Programme Structure Courses include: Mass Communication and Society Basic Editing Media Writing Photojournalism Introduction to Multimedia Production Reporting Editing of Publications Newspaper Workshop Publication Design In-Depth Reporting Audio Production Studio Video Production



Academic Entry Requirement

Academic Requirements 1. Submit an online undergraduate application at CSU Mentor. Also, a non-refundable Application Fee of $55 USD for undergraduate application can be paid by credit card. During online application OR mailed in the form of check, money order or wire transfer payable to The California State University, Fresno. 2. Official English Proficiency Score Report (Institution Code: 4312) Undergraduate: TOEFL - Minimum of 61 iBT (500 PBT with official score report), or IELTS - Minimum of 6.0 Band Score, or PTE Academic - Minimum 49, or ELS Language Centers - Level 112, or FLS International Language School Level 16, or TLC The Language Company Level 9, or UCLA Extension - Level 6 Pearson's Test of English - 49 NOTE: Mail in an unofficial score report along with other required documents. 3. Original or certified copies of Academic Credentials with literal English translation. Any coursework presented after an offer of admission is made will not be considered for credit. 4. Financial document (no older than 6 months) from sponsors showing the amount and source of support. 5. A copy of the biographic information/photo page in your passport. 6. Official admission test score report (ACT or SAT I) - if applicable For applicants who are currently studying in the US high schools without taking TOEFL or IELTS.

English Entry Requirement


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