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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mass Communication - Journalism Option (MCJ) - BA Major

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BA Major – Mass Communication

45 S.H. (Minor Required)

The Mass Communication major consists of 45 semester hours divided between an academic core, a professional skills core, and five options. This major prepares students to create, produce, deliver, and understand the effects of mediated messages. A student must complete the academic core, the professional skills core, and one of the options. A minor from a department other than Mass Communication is required.

Journalism Option – 21 S.H. (MCJ)

 In addition to the Academic Core and Professional Skills Core listed above, a Mass Communication-Journalism major must complete the following five required courses and two elective courses from the list below:

Journalism Required Courses – MCOM (15 S.H.)


Note: MCOM 491 - Media Lab  is held jointly for students in the Journalism Option and for students in the Photography and Digital Imaging Option.


◎ = Oral Intensive

◆ = Math/Critical Analysis Intensive

△ = Writing Intensive

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