Bachelor in Broadcasting

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With a broadcasting major, you'll have fun preparing for an exciting industry where you can rub shoulders with politicians, sports figures and celebrities. You’ll help produce a live TV newscast or a variety TV show. You’ll get the chance to work on KRNU, the college’s radio station, whether it’s broadcasting Husker games, reporting news or doing entertainment. You’ll also be able to get involved with special opportunities like these:

  • HuskerVision, the Athletic Department’s broadcast unit
  • Big Ten Network broadcasts
  • Hearst Journalism competition
  • Public television and radio
What classes will you take? 4-Year Plan for BRDC Majors BRDC Curriculum Outline (pdf)


Our recent graduates have successful careers at major news and production media companies, non-profit organizations, small businesses, start-ups and government agencies -- all over the world.

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Study with faculty who have significant professional experience and a vast network of industry contacts. Select “Broadcasting” as your major on the undergraduate application.

How to Apply

Start your story at the CoJMC from day one. If you’re admitted to UNL, you’re admitted to the college. To be eligible for scholarships, select your major—Advertising & Public Relations, Journalism, or Broadcasting—on the undergraduate application and submit it by the application deadline: January 15 for incoming freshmen, February 1 for current or transfer students.

Read more about application

Visit the Office of Admissions website for additional details.