Need advising help?

Step 1: Learn About BECA's Degree Requirements

Prior to scheduling your first advising appointment, watch the video to learn about the courses required for BECA majors.


Step 2: Start the BECA Advising Form

Download the BECA Advising Form and fill in any courses you've taken already. Bring this form with you to every advising session to plan and track your courses.


Step 3: Meet with a Faculty Advisor

You may meet with any of our faculty advisors, but we suggest you select an advisor with a focus area that matches your area of interest. Click on the faculty advisor to find their office hours and contact information.



BECA Faculty Advisors

Advisor Focus

John Barsotti

Audio Production
Melissa Camacho TV Theory, Media Criticism; Graduate Advisor, International Exchange Advisor 
Jiyoung Cha Media Management, New Media and Audience Behavior
Marie Drennan Writing
Andrew Hongo Broadcast Journalism and Video Production
Dina Ibrahim Performance, E-sports and Broadcast Journalism
Jeff Jacoby Audio and Radio Production
Ashley Larson Media Effects, Broadcast Journalism and Sports
Scott Patterson Broadcast Electronic Communication Arts Research
Shabnam Piryaei Writing
Vinay Shrivastava Audio Production and Sound Aesthetics
Miriam Smith Media Management and Law
Yumi Wilson Broadcast Journalism
Lena Zhang TV Field Production and Editing

Visit our Forms section of this website to find any advising forms you may need.



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Undergraduate Advising

Majors in the College of Liberal & Creative Arts (LCA) should consult with two advisors each semester:

  1. an advisor in the major and
  2. a general education and university requirements adviser in the Advising Resource Center (ARC) for LCA

Students who are completing a minor or an additional major should see an advisor in those programs as well.

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Graduate Advising

Graduate Coordinator - Melissa Camacho

The Division of Graduate Studies offers counseling and advising regarding issues ranging from applications to graduation.

Visit the Graduate Advising Center

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General Education and University Requirements

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Advising Resource Center

The College of Liberal & Creative Arts established the student Advising Resource Center (ARC) to provide multiple support services to students. You can receive information regarding requirements for your degree, petitions, financial aid, tutoring, student clubs, events, careers and much more.

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