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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Mass Media

(120 semester hours)

Academic Major
  Hours
Mass Media 1311, 1318 or 1337
6
Mass Media 2300, 2311, 2345
9
Mass Media 3311, 4301
6
Mass Media (specialization area or advanced MM courses)
12
Mass Media (advanced)
3
Other Requirements
  Hours
Communication 1315 3
Computational and Applied Math 1351, Mathematics 1314, 1324, 1332, 1342, 2313
3
Creative Arts:
Arts 1301, 1302, 1303, 1304,
Honors 2302,
Music 1306, 1310, 1313,
Theatre 1310
3

English 1301, 1302

6

General Studies 1181

1

History 1301, 1302

6
Humanities:
Cultural Competence 2323,
English 2307, 2321, 2326, 2329, 2331,
History 2311, 2312,
Honors 2305,
Philosophy 1301, 2305, 2306
3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture:
Cultural Competence 2323,
English 2307, 2321, 2326, 2329, 2331,
Philosophy 1301, 2306
3
Life and Physical Sciences:
Biology 1406, 1407, 1408, 1409, 2423, 2424,
Chemistry 1405, 1411,
Geography 1301/1101,
Geology1403, 1404,
Physical Science 1315/1115, 1317/1117,
Physics 1303/1103, 1304/1104
8
Modern Language 1301, 1302, 2311, 2312 in a single modern language
12

Political Science 2305, 2306

6
Social and Behavioral Sciences:
Agricultural Economics 2317,
Economics 1300, 2301, 2302,
Geography 2305,
Psychology 2301, 2315,
Sociology 1301, 1306
3
Minor
  Hours
An additional six (6) advanced hours should be taken in the minor in addition to the required(6)advanced in residence hours in order to meet the 42 advanced hour requirement.
18
Electives
  Hours
Electives (advanced)
9

The above plan meets all core curriculum and Bachelor of Arts degree requirements. The B.A. degree with a major in Mass Media requires a minimum of 120 semester credit hours, a minimum of 42 advanced (junior and senior level) semester credit hours, and a minimum of 30 semester credit hours in residence (24 of which must be at the advanced level). 24 of the last 30 hours required to complete this degree must be taken in residence.

Mass Media specialization areas are designed to provide students with the opportunity to focus their studies in a particular area of the Mass Media discipline. Students who do not wish to select one of the specialization areas should take twelve semester hours of advanced MM course under the direction of their academic advisor.

Specialization Areas

Advertising and Public Relations
  Hours

Mass Media 3314

3

Mass Media 3335

3

Mass Media 3342

3

Mass Media 4335

3
Electronic Media
  Hours

Mass Media 3361

3

Mass Media 3363

3

Mass Media 4364

3

Mass Media 4365

3

This specialization area requires Mass Media 1337. 

Journalism
  Hours

Mass Media 3313

3

Mass Media 3314

3

Mass Media 3363

3

Mass Media 4364

3

This specialization area requires Mass Media 1337.