Student Resources

 All Things BECA: What You Need to Know

Main Office:
CA Building Room 133
Phone: (415) 338-1787
Fax: (415) 338-1168
Fall 2017 Hours
Monday and Wednesday: 9 AM – 2 PM
Tuesday and Thursday: 9 AM – 4 PM
Friday: 10 AM – 2 PM

 Useful Links:
Undergrad & Grad Forms
BECA Course Descriptions


About Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts:

The largest and most influential program of its kind in the West, the department of Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts (BECA) has graduated some of the top names in broadcast journalism, entertainment television and new media, including Bay Area news anchors Ken Bastida and Frank Somerville, “Frasier” producer Peter Casey and the late Dave McElhatton, a Bay Area broadcast legend. Broadcast facilities: include Studio 1, among the largest television studios of its kind in Northern California, allowing students and faculty to produce a full range of public affairs, dramatic and entertainment programming. Studio 3 is a state-of-the-art facility for television news production.

The Creative Arts building, is home to one of the largest radio and television production facilities in Northern California with three color television studios, a music recording studio, a radio station, video and audio post-production labs, an on-line lab, and equipped with state-of-the-art digital cameras.

Talent nurtured at SF State has gone on to entertain, inspire and inform worldwide, garnering Emmy, Oscar, Tony, Drama Desk, Golden Globe, Grammy, Peabody and Theatre World awards.