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Mass Communication Majors

Last updated March 23, 2021

Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication

Requirements:

Mass Communication Courses
COMM 101 - Introduction to Mass Communication
COMM 200/1 - Audio Production I & II
COMM 202/3 - Video Production i & II
COMM 208 - Fundamentals of Journalism for Print and the Web
COMM 309 - Media Management     
COMM 311 - Law of Mass Communication
COMM 435 - Mass Media Internship
COMM 455 - Mass Communication Capstone Seminar

Complete two of the following courses:
COMM 264 - Media Practicum: Audio and Radio Production
COMM 267 - Media Practicum: Video and Television Production
COMM 268 - Media Practicum: News Writing and Reporting
COMM 270 - Media Practicum: Sports Broadcasting

Complete one of the following courses:
COMM 404 - Adv. Media Practicum: KMSC Department Head
COMM 407 - Adv. Media Practicum: MCTV Department Head
COMM 408 - Adv. Media Practicum: Collegian Reporter Editor
COMM 410 - Adv. Media Practicum: Sports Broadcasting Management

One Mass Communication elective course at the 300 or 400 level

Total Credits in the BA in Mass Communication: 40

 

Bachelor of Science in Corporate Communication

Requirements:

COMM 101- Introduction to Mass Communication
COMM 200/1 - Audio Production I & II
COMM 202/3 - Video Production I & II
COMM 208 - Fundamentals of Journalism for Print and the Web
COMM 268 - Media Practicum: News Writing and Reporting
COMM 309 - Media Management
COMM 311 - Law of Mass Communication
COMM 330 - Public Relations
COMM 434 - Corporate Communications Internship
COMM 455 - Mass Communication Capstone Seminar
Total Mass Communication Credits: 36

Support Courses:
ART 210 - Graphic Design I
BUSN 341 - Principles of Marketing
MATH 150 - Elementary Probability and Statics

Complete two course from the following:
ART 265 - Photography
ART 275 - Web Design/Interactive Media
ART 310 - Typography
RHET 301 - Advanced Public Speaking
Total Support Credits: 20

 

Suggested BA in Mass Communication with Sports Journalism

and Sportscasting Emphasis  with our without Sports Management Minor

Requirements

COMM 101 - Introduction to Mass Communication
COMM 200/1 - Audio Production I & II
COMM 202/3 - Video Production I & II
COMM 208 - Fundamentals of Journalism for Print and the Web
COMM 260 - Sports Journalism and Broadcasting
COMM 264 - Media Practicum: Auto and Radio Production
COMM 270 - Media Practicum: Sports Broadcasting
COMM 300 - News and Feature Writing
COMM 309 - Media Management
COMM 311 - Law of Mass Communication
COMM 330 - Public Relations
COMM 410 - Advanced Media Practicum: Sports Broadcasting Management
COMM 435 - Media Internship
COMM 455 - Mass Communication Capstone Seminar
Total Credits Mass Communication Common Courses: 48

Sports Management Minor

SPRT 230 - Theory and Ethics of Coaching Athletics
SPRT 320 - Sports Administration and Organization
SPRT 325 - Sports Promotion and Marketing
SPRT 450  - Sports Management Internship
ACCT 203  - Introduction to Financial Accounting
BUSN 231  - Principles of Management

Complete one of the following courses:
BUSN 341 - Principles of Marketing
COMM 330 - Public Relations
RHET 301 -  Mastering Public Speaking

Mass Communication Minors

Journalism (22 Credits)
*Fundamentals of Journalism
*Media Practicum: News Writing and Reporting (Must take this practicum twice)
*Advanced Media Practicum: Collegian Reporter Editor
*Audio Production OR Video Production
*News and Feature Writing
*Public Relations

Electronic Media Production (18 Credits)
*Fundamentals of Journalism
*Audio Production
*Video Production
*Media Practicum: Audio and Radio Production
*Media Practicum: Video and TV Production
*Advanced Media Practicum: KMSC Department OR Advanced Media Practicum: MCTV Department Head

Sports Broadcasting (20 Credits)
*Fundamentals of Journalism
*Audio Production
*Video Production
*Sports Journalism and Broadcasting
*Media Practicum: Sports Broadcasting
*Advanced Media Practicum: Sports Broadcasting Management