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

(120 semester hours)

Academic Major
Courses 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
Major Support Courses
Courses Hours

Humanities:
Cultural Competence 2323,
English 2321, 2322, 2323, 2326, 2329, 2331, 2341,
History 2311, 2312, 2322,
Honors 2305,
Philosophy 1301, 2305, 2306

3
Modern Language 1301, 1302, 2311, 2312
in a single modern language
12
Core Curriculum
Courses Hours
Core Curriculum. Students should be aware that some majors specify particular courses to meet core-curriculum requirements when options are available. 42
Minor
Course 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
Courses Hours
Electives (advanced) 9

Specialization Areas

Mass Media specialization areas are designed to provide students with the opportunity to focus their studies in a particular area of the journalism discipline. However, these specialization areas do not constitute separate academic majors or degree programs. Students who do not wish to select one of the specialization areas should take twelve semester hours of advanced Mass Media courses under the direction of their academic advisor.

Advertising and Public Relations
Courses Hours

Mass Media 3314

3

Mass Media 3335

3

Mass Media 3342

3

Mass Media 4335

3
Electronic Media
Courses 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
Courses Hours

Mass Media 3313

3

Mass Media 3314

3

Mass Media 3363

3

Mass Media 4364

3

This specialization area requires Mass Media 1337.

Minor in Journalism

Students may obtain an academic minor in Journalism by taking the following courses: Mass Media 1311, 2300, 2311, 3313, 3314, and 3363.