Students can take advantage of the many resources available through the Department of Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts (BECA).
Our studios are full television studio facilities, complete with a counterweight grid systems, control booths and multi camera set ups. Studios are teaching spaces, but may be used by students for student projects and organizations with departmental approval.
We have audio recording spaces with editing labs. KSFS Radio is a fully functional radio station, featuring booths for streaming and mixing as well as a podcasting booth.
The Video Editing Lab supports all software primarily used by the department including the Adobe Creative Suite, ProTools and Final Cut Pro.
Equipped with the latest Adobe and other software to help BECA students create professional, cutting-edge work for their classes and reels. The library hours even accommodate students during evenings and weekends.
If you’re looking for a way to make friends and to learn more about the electronic media industry, you should join College Students in Broadcasting (CSB), the Department of BECA’s student organization. This vital organization sponsors speakers and other activities.
The department also has an active student chapter of the Audio Engineering Society (AES).
The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) is another group for students to get involved in.
To ensure BECA students get the courses they need and to help them plan their schedules each semester, the department posts the latest course schedule. Be sure to plot your BECA graduation plan early.