Communication: Broadcast/Digital Media Major (BA/BS)

The BA/BS in Broadcast/Digital Media degree is designed to develop the next generation of leaders by helping students develop the skills and experience needed to thrive as a broadcast/digital media professional. This degree will develop a broad range of competencies required of a broadcast/digital media leader with emphasis given to developing both studio/television and live sports production, content creation, radio production, and more.

** Check individual degree requirements for specific total credit hours.  

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Additional Details

Why should I consider pursuing a bachelor's degree in Broadcast/Digital Media?

As more and more organizations are using broadcast/digital media to communicate to their audiences, skilled practitioners are needed who have the experience and leadership in developing personnel and leveraging technology for the sake of the Gospel.

What are the career paths available with a Broadcast/Digital Media degree?

  • Broadcast Producer
  • Broadcast Director
  • Technical Director
  • Camera Operator
  • Replay Operator
  • Graphics Operator
  • Content Creator
  • Digital Storyteller
  • Reporter
  • Video Editor
  • Video Producer

Why should I study Broadcast/Digital Media in the DFW area?

DFW is a hotbed for broadcast/digital media production ranging from professional sports teams such as the Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Stars, Dallas Mavericks, FC Dallas, Frisco Roughriders, Texas Rangers, and other sports-related organizations. DFW is also home to several television stations such as WFAA, CBS, NBC, and more. These are just a few of the locations that offer internships and job opportunities for Broadcast/Digital Media students.

Course Convenience

DBU offers classes in a variety of formats, including:

  • In-Person
  • Hybrid (Classroom and Online)*
  • Online*

*Selected courses are available in the formats listed. View the current Schedule of Classes for specific courses.

Classes Start

Generally, classes begin four times a year:

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter

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Credit Hours Overview

As required for all Bachelor’s degrees, students must complete the following:

  • General Studies Courses (i.e., English, History, Mathematics)
  • Designated Courses in the Chosen Major
  • Electives*
    • Lower-Level Electives (1000-2000 level courses)
    • Upper-Level Electives (3000-4000 level courses)
  • 42 Hours of Upper-Level Courses must be completed as part of all bachelor’s degrees
  • Minimum Total Credit Hours Required: 120 Credit Hours**

*Courses chosen by the student that will count toward a bachelor's degree, but may not be directly related to the degree program being pursued.
**Check individual degree requirements for specific total credit hours.

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Travel Opportunities

In addition to mission trips, DBU periodically offers students travel opportunities to earn course credit.

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Meet the Program Director

“We would love to welcome you into the Broadcast/Digital Media degree program at Dallas Baptist University!"

- Chris Fore, Program Director
214-333-5636 | chrisf@dbu.edu

Chris Fore