A broadcasting degree prepares students for – you got it – careers in broadcasting. Students with this bachelor's degree usually find careers in some sort of media communications field or industry. Many students are now resorting to online programs because it offers convenience with all the same benefits as attending an on-campus university. Online broadcasting degrees will allow students to both learn and understand the importance of broadcast communication through writing, editing, producing, and directing different forms of media. The broadcasting field itself encompasses several types of media such as the radio, television, and internet. The first year of the broadcasting degree program starts with basic knowledge of on the origins of media mentioned earlier (radio, television, internet, etc.), and then the second year is focused around writing, writing for all different kinds of medium. The third and fourth years of the broadcasting degree program are more hands on in production and making unique works that they can use after the courses are over upon graduating and then seeking a career thereafter in the job market. A popular way of undergoing this degree is to also pair the broadcasting degree with another area of study such as Journalism or Sociology to strengthen and broaden knowledge and increase marketability.