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Bachelor of Arts in Mass Media

(Mass Media major — 120 semester hours)

Academic Major
  Hours

Mass Media 1361 or 2305, and 1311

6

Mass Media 2311, 2345, and one other sophomore course

9

Mass Media 3311, 4301

6

Mass Media (specialization area required)

12

Mass Media (advanced)

3
Other Requirements
  Hours
Communication 2301 3

Computational and Applied Math 1351, Mathematics 1302, 1324, 1332, 1333, 1351

3

Creative Arts:
Art 1301, 1302, 2301, 2302, Honors 2302, Music 1341, 1342, 1351, 1376, Theatre 1311

3

English 1301, 1302

6

General Studies 1181

1

History 1301, 1302

6
Humanities: 
Cultural Competence 2323, English 2323, 2324, 2325, 2328, 2329, History 2331, 2332, Honors 2305, Philosophy 2301, 2311, 2321
3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture:
Cultural Competence 2323, English 2323, 2324, 2325, 2328, 2329, Philosophy 2301, 2311
3
Life and Physical Sciences:
Biology 1410, 1411, 1481, 1482, 2423, 2424, Chemistry 1401, 1411, Geography 2301/2101, Geology 1401, 1402, Physical Science 1301/1101,1302/1102, Physics 1301/1101, 1302/1102
8

Modern Language 1301, 1302, 2311, 2312 in a single modern language

12

Political Science 2301, 2302

6

Social and Behavioral Sciences:
Agricultural Economics 1331, Economics 1300, 2301, 2302, Geography 2305, Psychology 1303, 2301, Sociology 1303, 2301

3

Minor: (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 (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.

  • Advertising and Public Relations: 3314, 3335, 3342, 4335
  • Convergent Journalism: 3313, 3314, 3363, 4364
  • Electronic Media: 3361, 3363, 4364, 4365
  • Magazine: 3313, 3314, 3342, 4314
  • Visual Media: 3325, 4314, 4321, 4365