Graduate Studies

Department of Broadcasting 2014-20

Some academic departments and colleges do not provide a major at the graduate level. However, these departments or colleges do offer courses for graduate credit. Permission to use these courses in a degree program must be obtained from the appropriate Departmental Graduate Committee.

Chairperson:  William “Buzz” Hoon
Office:  Sallee Hall 306
Telephone: (309) 298-1098 Fax: (309) 298-2829

Graduate Faculty

  • Roger Sadler, Ph.D., Indiana University-Bloomington

Associate Professor

  • William “Buzz” Hoon, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Associate Graduate Faculty

  • Samuel Edsall, M.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology

Associate Professor

  • Richard Ness, Ph.D., Wayne State University

Assistant Professor

  • Michael Murray, M.A., Western Illinois University

Course Descriptions

Broadcasting (BC)

499G Field Work in Broadcasting. (3) Supervised applied experience in a sports organization or news broadcasting organization. Prerequisites: BC 315 or 350 or 426; ENG 180 and 280; or permission of the instructor.