Radio-TV-Film Program Requirements
The Department of Radio-TV-Film requires the following:
Students should complete RTVF major courses in this order:
Step One: Complete the following RTVF basic courses with a "C" or better and earning a GPA of 2.5 for the three combined. (These courses do not have to be taken in any specific order):
Step Two: Take two courses in each of three areas:
Production: Any two production courses
Industry: RTVF 20523 and any other RTVF industry course
Analysis: RTVF 20583 and any other RTVF analysis course
Step Three: Complete any combination of three additional RTVF production, industry and/or analysis courses. Note: RTVF open electives may not be used to fulfill RTVF major or minor requirements.
Step Four: Complete 40901 Senior Seminar (1 semester hour) in the last semester of the senior year.
Majors in radio-TV-film must achieve the following minimum academic requirements as a prerequisite to enroll in RTVF courses at the 20000-level and above:
Students whose overall or departmental GPA falls below 2.5 cannot enroll in sophomore, junior or senior-level RTVF courses. The exceptions are RTVF open elective courses, which have no prerequisites and are open to all TCU students.
The ultimate responsibility for knowing the prerequisites for a course lies with the student and is noted in this catalog. Students who wish to apply for "permission of instructor" or "permission of department" to take a class must submit a request in writing to the RTVF department prior to registration. The department does not guarantee that all who wish to enroll in these classes will be accepted.
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