Bachelor of Science in Radio-Television-Film

2018 - 2020 Degree Requirements

The Bachelor of Science in Radio-Television-Film degree comprises 120 credit hours. For specific course requirements for the degree, download a degree checklist on the right.

Core Curriculum

A specific combination of coursework in English, Government, American History, Math, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Fine Arts.

Major requirements

RTF Course Requirements

  • A minimum of 36 and maximum of 48 hours of major-specific coursework in the department
  • 12 hours of lower-division coursework in RTF are required: RTF 307, RTF 308, RTF 317, and RTF 318.
  • At least 21 hours of major-specific coursework must be upper-division; 9 hours must be from a specific list of upper-division media studies courses (see degree checklist for full details)

Moody College of Communication requirements

Enrollment

  • Radio-Television-Film students may not take more than 60 hours in the Moody College of Communication.

Flags

Students should choose courses in the core curriculum and in the major requirements that also fulfill their major department's Flag requirements. The Flags required for all degrees from Moody College are:

Electives

  • Bring a student's total hours to 120
  • Electives frequently taken by Communication students
  • Students can also fill elective hours by declaring a minor. Students may declare only one minor or certificate to supplement their Moody major(s) and must declare their minor/certificate intentions before they have completed 65% of their degree requirements.

2020 – 2022 Catalog Degree Requirements 

The Bachelor of Science in Radio-Television-Film degree comprises 120 credit hours. For specific course requirements for the degree, download a degree checklist on the right. 

Core Curriculum 

A specific combination of coursework in English, Government, American History, Math, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Fine Arts. 

Major requirements 

  • A minimum of 36 and maximum of 48 hours of major-specific coursework in the department
  • 12 hours of lower-division coursework in RTF are required: RTF 307, RTF 308, RTF 317, and RTF 318.
  • At least 21 hours of major-specific coursework must be upper-division; 9 hours must be from a specific list of upper-division media studies courses (see degree checklist for full details) 

Moody College of Communication requirements 

  • Foreign Language Requirement
  • 6 hours of Communication Foundations: COM 301E and COM 302E, taken in fall semester of first and second years of enrollment. 

Enrollment 

  • Radio-Television-Film students may not take more than 60 hours in the Moody College of Communication. 

Flags 

Students should choose courses in the core curriculum and in the major requirements that also fulfill their major department's Flag requirements. The Flags required for all degrees from Moody College are: 

Electives 

  • Bring a student's total hours to 120
  • Electives frequently taken by Communication students
  • Students can also fill elective hours by declaring a minor. Students may declare only one minor or certificate to supplement their Moody major(s) and must declare their minor/certificate intentions before they have completed 65% of their degree requirements.