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Students in Rider's Filmmaking, TV & Radio major have the opportunity to participate in classes tailored especially to their interests. They learn the secrets behind successful production in small, hands-on classes in the Department of Communication and Journalism's Television Studio, equipped with state-of-the-art Macintosh computers, in the field, and in Rider's radio station. In addition to the classroom experience, students can have their own shows on The Bronc WRRC-FM, even as freshmen, or participate in The Rider University Network's programming lineup.

Departmental Core (24 credits)

Filmmaking, TV & Radio Major (24 semester hours)

COM-230 Radio and Television Communication 3
COM-234 Audio Production 3
COM-331 Television Production (COM 230) 3
COM-333 Broadcast Programming (COM 230) 3
COM-335 Television Field Production (COM 331) 3
One course from the following: 3
COM-106 Writing for the Communication Professions  
COM-233 Writing for Broadcast  
One course from the following: 3
COM-431 Advanced Television Research and Production (COM 331)  
COM-434 Advanced Radio Production (COM 234)  
One course from the following: 3
COM-204 Advanced Speech (COM 104 or COM 290)  
COM-205 Theories of Persuasion  
COM-240 Public Relations  
COM-253 Organizational Communication  
COM-261 Multimedia Production I: Interactive Design  

Graphic Imaging for Multimedia
COM-291 Documentary Film and Video  
COM-363 Converging Digital Media  
COM-365 Graphic Animation (COM 262 or COM 361)  
COM-380 TV Production Practicum   

Note: Students may not carry a double major within the department. Communication and journalism majors may declare only one minor in the department. No more than two courses may be used to meet the requirements for both a major and a minor in the department.

If a student receives a grade lower than “C” in a course required in a major or minor in the department, the student must repeat the course. Credit will only be awarded once for a course that is repeated. The student must also repeat the course before enrolling in any course for which it is a prerequisite.