Radio-Television Emphasis: Electronic Media Sales and Promotion
Arkansas State University - Jonesboro
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Major: Radio-Television Emphasis: Electronic Media Sales and Promotion
 2006-2007
Students requiring developmental course work based on low entrance exam scores (ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS) may not be able to complete this program of study in eight (8) semesters.  Developmental courses do not count toward total degree hours.  Students having completed college level courses prior to enrollment will be assisted by their advisor in making appropriate substitutions.   In most cases, general education courses may be interchanged between semesters.    A minimum of 125 credit hours, of which 45 hours must be upper division credit (3000-4000 level), is required for this degree (developmental courses are excluded).   Mandatory state and institutional assessment exams will be required during your degree program.  Failure to participate in required assessments may delay graduation.
Year 1   Year 1
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ENG 1003 Composition I 3 X   ENG 1013 Composition II 3 X
RTV 1003 Mass Com in Modern Society 3     RTV 2003 News Writing 3  
MATH 1023  College Algebra 3 X   BIOL 1003 Biological Science 3 X
RTV 1013 Making Connections-Communications 3     BIOL 1001 Biological Science Lab 1 X
SCOM 1203 Oral Communications 3 X   ANTH 2233 or HIST 1013 or 1023 or GEOG 2613 Intro to Cultural Anthropology or World Civilization to 1660 or World Civilization since 1660 or Intro to Geography 3 X
          ECON 2313 or 2333 or POSC 2103 or 1003 or PSY 2013 or SOC 2213  Principles of Macroeconomics or Economic Issues and Concepts or Intro to US Government or Intro to Politics or Intro to Psychology or Intro to Sociology  3 X
Total Hours   15     Total Hours   16  
Year 2   Year 2
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
RTV 2024 Audio Production 4     RTV 3013  Promotional Writing/Electronic Media 3  
CHEM 1013 or PHSC 1203 or GEOL 1003 or PHYS 1003 or PHYS 2034 or PHYS 2054 Gen Chemistry I or Physical Science or Environmental Geology or Intro to Space Science or University Physics I or General Physics I 3 X   HIST 2763 or 2773 or ECON 2313 or 2333 or POSC 2103 or 1003 or PSY 2013 or SOC 2213  US to 1876 or US since 1876 or Principles of Macroeconomics or Economic Issues and Concepts or Intro to US Government or Intro to Politics or Intro to Psychology or Intro to Sociology (select course not previously taken) 3 X
CHEM 1011 or PHSC 1201 or GEOL 1001 or PHYS 1101 Gen Chem I Lab or Physical Science Lab or Environmental Geology Lab or Space Science Lab (Physics courses include lab) 1 X   ART, MUS or THEA 2503 Fine Arts Visual, Musical or Theatre 3 X
ENG2003 or 2013 or PHIL 1503 Intro to Literature I or Intro to Literature II or Intro to Philosophy (Course not previously taken in this category) 3 X   Gen Ed Enhancement Any gen ed course not previously taken or course from approved enhancement list (RTV/JOUR 1003 will not count as an enhancement for RTV majors) 3 X
HIST 2763, 2773 or POSC 2103 US  to 1876 or US  since 1876 or Intro to American  Government 3 X   ENG2003 or 2013 or PHIL 1503 Intro to Literature I or Intro to Literature II or Intro to Philosophy (Course not previously taken in this category) 3 X
PE 1002 Concepts of Fitness 2 X          
Total Hours   16     Total Hours   15  
Year 3   Year 3
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
RTV 3034  Video Production 4     RTV 3333  RTV Advertising and Sales 3  
RTV 3034  Video Post Production 4     RTV 3363  Communications Research 3  
JOUR 3023  Principles of Advertising 3     Communi-cations elective 3000/4000 See adviser 3  
Minor See adviser 3     Minor See adviser 3  
Elective 3000/4000 See adviser 3     Elective 3000/4000 See adviser 3  
Total Hours   17     Total Hours   15  
Year 4   Year 4
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
RTV 4073 Communications Law and Ethics 3     RTV 4313  Electronic Media Management 3  
Minor See adviser 3     Communi-cations elective 3000/4000 See adviser 3  
Minor See adviser 3     Minor See Adviser 3  
Elective 3000/4000 See adviser 3     Minor See Adviser 3  
Elective 3000/4000 See adviser 3     Elective 3000/4000 See Adviser 3  
Elective 3000/4000 See adviser 1            
                 
Total Hours   16     Total Hours   15  
                 
Total Jr/Sr Hours 45     Total Degree Hours 125  
                 
Graduation Requirements:
Completion of HIST 2763 or HIST 2773 or POSC 2103 
English Proficiency (Grade of C or better in ENG 1003 and ENG 1013)
2.00 GPA in Major
2.00 GPA in Minor
2.00 GPA at ASU
2.00 GPA Overall
Maximum of 31 credit hours via correspondence, extension, examination, PLA, Military or similar means; CLEP (30 hrs max) 
45 JR/SR Hours after completing 30 hours
Minimum of 65 hours of liberal arts and sciences (LAS)
Minimum of 80 hours in courses outside the College of Communications
18 of last 24 hours must be ASU-Jonesboro courses
Minimum of 57 hours from 4-year institutions
32 Resident Hours if completing second degree and first degree was not from ASU-J

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