This major stresses a thorough understanding of media as social instruments and emphasizes responsibility, professionalism and ethics, as well as hands-on practical experience in all aspects of communication technology. Areas of study include television, radio and film production. Our television studio and computer labs are fully dedicated to student use. The department also offers co-curricular experiences with student-oriented activities such as WSOU 89.5 FM radio and Pirate TV.
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.
"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 ’99Senior Vice President, Original Programming, TBS
The curriculum provides 2 tracks: media studies and broadcast production. Courses include visual theory, TV production, film, and screenwriting. Experienced faculty working in the fields of broadcasting and visual media create the best educational environment for our students. Because of the small faculty/student ratio, students have greater access to equipment and facilities as well as faculty contact, advising and mentoring.
Many students have won honors through internships at top agencies at which they are now employed. Past placements include:
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.
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