Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014
Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014 > Colleges and Majors > College of Arts and Sciences > Mass Communication > Mass Communication B.A.
Eligibility for Entry into and Continuation in the Mass Communication Major
All students (current, entering, first-year, and transfer) who wish to major in mass communication will be classified as pre-mass communication majors. Students will be classified as mass communication majors after applying for acceptance into the major and receiving official acceptance by the faculty.
To be considered for admission to the mass communication major, students must meet all of the following requirements:
Students wishing to be considered for admission to the mass communication major must complete the application and submit it to the Department of Mass Communication after requirements outlined above have been met.
Areas A - E (See Core section of the Catalog) (42 semester hours)
MATH 2600 must be taken in Area F if not taken in Area D.
Mass Communication majors who take three or four courses at the university level may count two of them in Area F.
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MSCM 2930: 2 hours required (1 hour per course)
MSCM 4960: 3 hours required
This requirement is usually satisfied during the senior year and is met by completion of MSCM 4402, Senior Career Development, which requires the compilation of a reflective portfolio of a student's work and three (3) hours from one of the following: MSCM 4501 Strategic Campaigns, MSCM 4502 Producing for Digital Media, OR MSCM 4503 Enterprise Journalism.
*The Capstone Experience is not added to cumulative hours because it is fulfilled by the regular major curriculum in MSCM.
Students must show competence in a foreign language at the level of the fourth university course (2002). (0-12 hours.)
NOTE: Mass Communication majors who take three or four courses at the university level may count two of them in Area F.
Mass Communication majors who use language courses in Area F will have the higher number of elective hours.
Total Credit Hours: 120