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Broadcast and Visual Media
Undergraduate
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Visual and Sound Media (Broadcasting/TV/Film)

Students in the Visual and Sound Media major pursue a concentration in one of the following: Media Studies, Television Production, Film Production, or Sound Production and Engineering. Faculty members include scholars, authors, and professionals active in the film, television and broadcasting fields.  Students also enjoy frequent guest speakers from all aspects of the broadcasting industry. 

All facilities, including the television studio, radio station, editing lab, and sound production lab are exclusively dedicated to student use, and are available to students as early as first semester of freshman year. Students entering as freshman have the same access to these spaces as students in the upper classes. Co-curricular activities like PirateTV and WSOU 89.5FM offer unparalleled experiential learning opportunities.

College Facts

  • 385 Undergraduate Enrollment
  • 12:1 Student to Faculty Ratio
  • 97% Employment Rate
  • 100% Graduate School Acceptance Rate
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Visual and Sound Media Spotlight

Kevin Phalon, '17 talks about how the Visual and Sound Media program prepared him for an exciting career in news production.

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"I liked that my teachers weren't just teachers - they were all in the business at some point and were still pursuing films and television shows in their free time. I think that's what prepared me the most."

Thom Hinkle ’99
Senior Vice President, Original Programming, TBS

Curriculum

The Visual and Sound Media major must complete a series of general coursework, with later courses focused in the chosen concentration. 

  • Media Studies students may expect to take courses in Digital Media Studies, Reality Television and Documentary Film. 
  • Television Production students enroll in courses including Television Genre, TV Production, Broadcasting Programming and Management. 
  • Film Production students take courses in Digital Cinema, Directing for the Camera, Lighting for TV and Film.
  • Sound Production and Engineering students take courses in Advanced Sound Editing, Mixing and Mastering, Music in Film and Sound Technology and Culture.

Internships

Many students have won honors through internships at top agencies at which they are now employed. Past placements include:

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Faculty

The faculty in our internationally recognized research and teaching programs are committed to guiding students to success. Seton Hall is a Catholic University where great thinkers do more than think. They teach.
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Christopher Sharrett
Christopher Sharrett
Professor of Visual and Sound Media
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Branden Buehler
Assistant Professor
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Dag Gabrielsen
Dag Gabrielsen
Assistant Professor of Sound Production & Engineering
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