2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Mass Communications, Bachelor of Science - General Broadcast Concentration

Summary of Graduation Requirements

Subject Area Credits
General Education Core 40
Major Requirements 59
Electives 21
Other Requirements 0
Total Credit Hours 120

Curriculum

Plan of Study Grid
First YearCredits
ENG 101
College English I
or Honors College English I
3
ENG 102
College English II
or Honors College English II
3
HED 100 Personal and Community Health 2
Select one of the following: 3
United States History to 1865  
History of World Societies I  
History of World Societies II  
United States History Since 1865  
MCM 211 Media and Society 3
MCM 250 Television Production 3
MTH 103 Mathematics in General Education 3
Select one of the following: 1
Fundametals of Fitness for Life  
PED 13X
 
PED 20X
 
PED 21X
 
POS 100 American National Government 3
SOC 101
Introduction to the Social Sciences
or Introduction to Sociology
3
SEM 101
SEM 102
Spartan Seminar 101
and Spartan Seminar 102
2
 Credits29
Second Year
BIO 100 Biological Science 3
Select one of the following: 1
Biological Science Lab  
Chemistry: Man & Environment Laboratory  
Physical Science Laboratory  
SCI 101 Physical Science for Non-Science Majors 3
CSC 150 Computer Literacy 3
CSC 200 Advanced Computer Concepts 3
Select one of the following: 3
Advanced Communication Skills  
Writing About Literary Texts  
Professional & Technical Writing  
ENG 207 Introduction to World Literature 3
FIA 201
Basic Art Appreciation
or Music Appreciation
3
HUM 210
Humanties
or Humanities
3
MCM 261 Introduction to Media Writing 3
ENG 285
Public Speaking
or Honors Public Speaking
3
SEM 201 Spartan Seminar 201 1
 Credits32
Third Year
ECN 211
Principles of Microeconomics
or Basic Principles of Economics
3
ENG 114 Techniques of Vocabulary Building 2
Select one of the following: 3
African-American History  
African-American History Since 1865  
Early African History and Cultures, From the Beginning of Humankind to 1600  
Modern African History & Cultures 1600-PRESENT  
African-American Literature, 1940-PRESENT  
African-American Music  
African American Politics  
Psychology of the African-American  
Select one of the following: 3
Digital Photography  
Film History  
Electronic Field Production & Editing  
Radio and Television Announcing  
PSY 210 Introduction to Psychology 3
Select one of the following: 3
History of Mass Communications  
Audio Production  
Media Sales  
Select one of the following: 3
Television Directing  
Interviewing  
Global Media  
XXX XXXElective within the Major 3
XXX XXXElectives outside the Major 6
 Credits29
Fourth Year
GEO 130 Principles of Geography 3
Select one of the following: 3
Introduction to Broadcast & Film Criticism  
Media Theory and Research  
Media Technologies  
MCM 440 Media Law 3
Select one of the following: 3
Media Ethics  
Advanced Television Production  
Broadcast/Cable Programming  
Honors Media Ethics  
Select one of the following: 3
Contemporary Issues in Media  
Broadcast News Writing and Reporting  
Media Management  
Contemporary Issues in Media  
MCM 491 Introduction to the Internet/Web Page 3
XXX XXXElective within the Major 3
XXX XXXElectives outside the Major 9
 Credits30
 Total Credits120