Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts - Quantitative Reasoning Category I/II and ENG 114

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 45

This roadmap is a suggested plan of study and does not replace meeting with an advisor. Please note that students may need to adjust the actual sequence of courses based on course availability. Please consult an advisor in your major program for further guidance.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
ENG 114 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice (A2) 1 3
GE Area A 2 3
GE Area C - Take Two 6
GE Area D 3
 Units15
Second Semester
BECA 200 Introduction to Electronic Communication (Major Prerequisite) 3
GE Area A 3
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3 3
GE Area C 3
GE Area E 3
 Units15
Third Semester
BECA 340 Media Aesthetics I (Major Prerequisite) 3
Core Foundation Area - Audio and Video Production - Select One: 4 4
Audio Production Basics
and Audio Laboratory
 
TV Studio Basics
or Video Laboratory
 
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 5 3-4
GE Area D 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 6 3
 Units16-17
Fourth Semester
Core Foundation Area - Writing and Performance for Electronic Media - Select One: 4 3
Media Performance I  
Writing for Electronic Media  
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 5 3-4
GE Area D 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 6 5
 Units14-15
Fifth Semester
BECA 300GW Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts Research - GWAR (Major Prerequisite) 3
Core Foundation Area - Regulatory, Economic, and Ethical Perspectives - Select One: 4 3
Law and Regulation of Electronic Media  
Economic Aspects of Broadcasting and Electronic Media  
Industry of Broadcast News  
Major Electives in an Area of Emphasis (20 units total) 7 3
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 6 3
 Units15
Sixth Semester
Core Foundation Area - Mass Communication Theory and Criticism - Select One: 4 3
Critical Study of Popular Culture (UD-C)  
The Age of Information  
Social Aspects of Electronic Media (UD-D)  
Major Electives in an Area of Emphasis (20 units total) - Take Two 7 6
Core Foundation Area - Select One from Any Area 4 3
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
Major Electives in an Area of Emphasis (20 units total) - Take Two 7 6
GE Area UD-B: Upper-Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 6 6
 Units15
Eighth Semester
Major Electives in an Area of Emphasis (20 units total) - Take Two 7 6
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Three 6 9
 Units15
 Total Units120-122