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Broadcast: Sights,
sounds and new media

We turn to the broadcast media for information, insight and entertainment. In a time of crisis, television and the internet become our national gathering place, as they did on 9/11/01. In normal times, broadcast and new media communications can make us laugh, cause us to become sentimental or inspire us to get involved in our communities.

Broadcast and New Media has a strong technological emphasis that drives radio, television, cable, internet, satellite delivery and digital video.

Elon's School of Communications emphasizes visual storytelling. That can happen in front of the microphone and camera as students serve in news, sports and performance roles, and it can happen behind the scenes in production, programming and management roles.

Broadcast and New Media students are prepared for fulfilling careers in roles such as producers, directors, anchors, videographers, web editors and myriad professions in the broad categories of broadcasting, cable, satellite, electronic and wireless communications.

Major in Communications /
Broadcast and New Media

JCM 200 Communications in a Global Society
JCM 218 Media Writing
JCM 220 Digital Media Convergence
JCM 302 Broadcasting in the Public Interest
JCM 322 Writing for Electronic Media
JCM 360 Media History
JCM 366 Television Production
JCM 381 Communications Internship or

JCM 382 Professional Work Experience in Communications (non-credit)
JCM 395 Media Law and Ethics
JCM 495 Great Ideas:
Capstone in Communications

At least one course selected from:

JCM 330 Broadcast Journalism
JCM 334 Communications Research
JCM 340 Audio Production
JCM 345 Art of Film and Video Editing
JCM 350 Broadcast Performance

Choice of additional JCM courses to total at least 52 credit hours in the School of Communications (8 hours of JCM electives are waived for any student completing a double major outside the School).

Broadcast and New Media
Corporate Communications
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School of Communications 
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E-mail: communications@elon.edu
Last Modified:  8/15/05
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