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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 Secondary Teacher certification

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

Academic Major
Courses Hours
Mass Media 1311, 2305, 2311, 2321 12
Mass Media 3311, 3313, 3314, 4301, 4314, 4355, and 4379 21
Other Requirements
Courses Hours
Communication 2301 3
English 1301, 1302 or Honors 1302, and one sophomore literature 9
Political Science 2301 and 2302 6
History 1301 and 1302 6
Mass Media 2345 3
Computational and Applied Math 2305, Mathematics 1302, 1303, 1324, 1325, 1332, 1333,  1561, 2305, 2513 3
Natural Science (two lab sciences: biology, chemistry, geology, physical science, or physics) 8
Social Science: Agricultural Economics 1331, Economics, 2300, 2301,
2302, Geography 2301, 2305 Psychology 1303, 2301, Sociology 1303, 2301
3
Visual and Performing Arts: Art 1301, 1302, 1305, 2301, 2302, Theatre
1311, 1351, 1352  Music 1310, 1341, 1342, 1351, 1361, 1375, 1376, Honors 2302
3
Humanities (English-an additional sophomore literature, History 2331, 2332, French 2372, German 2372, Philosophy 2301, 2311, or 2321, Honors 2305) 3
Modern Language 2310 or 2311and 2312 (also 1301, 1302 if necessary) 6
Minor
Courses Hours
Minor (Minimum six advanced semester hours in residence) 18
Professional Education
Courses Hours
Education 4321, 4322, 4323, and 4973 18
Educational Psychology 3303 3
Reading 4320 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 126 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.

* Degree and certification standards may require the student majoring in mass media (with teacher certification) to exceed the normal 120-semester-hour minimum for a baccalaureate degree.