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Department of Communication and Mass Media
Member, Texas Tech University System The Princeton Review - 373 Best Colleges, 2011 Edition

Bachelor of Arts in Mass Media with Teacher Certification

(Mass Media major with teacher certification* —
120 semester hours)

Academic Major
  Hours
Mass Media 1311, 2305, 2311, 2321, 2345 15

Mass Media 3311, 3313, 3314, 4301, 4355, 4379

18
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

Professional Education:
Education 4973

9
Minor: 
Education 4321, 4322, 4323; Educational Psychology 3303, 3314; Reading 4320
18
Electives 3

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.

*Students must be admitted in the Educator Preparation Program (EPP) to enroll in any senior-level Education course or Reading 4320. For more information visit the College of Education website.