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Degree Programs

The Department of Telecommunications offers the following degree options:

To be accepted to the BA or BAC degree programs, please see the BGSU Office of Admissions where you can find information on application deadlines, admission requirements, transferring credit, costs and housing.

Major, Bachelor of Arts (37- 42 hours in the major)

  • TCOM 1030, 2600, 2620, 2630, 2640, 3550, 3600, 3660, 4600, 4890 (28-33)
  • Focus area: 3 courses at the 3000-4000 level (9). A faculty adviser must approve the focus area.
  • Earn a grade of "C" or better in all TCOM courses
  • Complete a minor in another department. A student wishing to pursue an interdisciplinary minor must have the endorsement of the faculty adviser and approval from the College of Arts and Sciences.
  • Download the checksheet for a Bachelor of Arts. 
  • Please visit the BGSU Course Descriptions page (in the page check Browse Catalog --> T --> TCOM) for descriptions of these TCOM courses.

Major, Bachelor of Arts in Communication (37- 42 hours in the major)

  • TCOM 1030, 2600, 2620, 2630, 2640, 3550, 3600, 3660, 4600, 4890 (28-33)
  • Focus area: 3 courses at the 3000-4000 level (9)
  • Earn a grade of "C" or better in all TCOM courses
  • Complete a support field of at least 9 hours in one department other than Telecommunications. A student wishing to pursue an interdisciplinary support field must make an argument in writing to the faculty adviser. The support field must be declared in writing by the end of the student's junior year.
  • Download the checksheet for a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. 
  • Please visit the BGSU Course Descriptions page for descriptions of these TCOM courses.

Minor, Telecommunications (21 hours)

Students majoring in other degree programs can minor in telecommunications.

  • TCOM 1030, 3550 (6)
  • Two 3-credit hour courses from TCOM courses at 2000-3000 level (6)
  • Three 3-credit hour courses from TCOM courses at 3000-4000 level (9) 
  • Please visit the BGSU Course Descriptions page for descriptions of these TCOM courses

Minor, Documentary (21 hours)

  • TCOM 2900 Documentary Proposal Research & Writing (3 credit hours)
  • TCOM 3000 America’s Documentary Story to 1968 (3 credit hours)
  • TCOM 3100 Documenting Human-Global Challenges after 1968 (3 credit hours)
  • Electives (9 credit hours, See TCOM Documentary Minor Electives & Pre-Requisites List Below)
  • Practicum: TCOM 4640 (interactive media), TCOM 4912 (audio-radio), TCOM 4913 (television-video) or TCOM 4900 Problems in Telecommunications
  • Click here for the documentary minor check sheet.

 

Still have questions? Find the answers in our FAQ section or visit the BGSU Course Catalog.