University Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    Jan 19, 2019  
University Catalog 2018-2019

Mass Communication - Strategic Communication/Public Relations Concentration, B.A.


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For a list of courses that satisfy core curriculum requirements, click here:  The Core Curriculum .

Major in Mass Communication


For degree credit, Department majors must earn a “C” or better in all of their required major courses. Mass Communication also requires majors to earn a “C” or better in the English essential core courses. Mass Communication majors are also required to pass a comprehensive examination as part of the requirement for graduation. Any student who has to repeat more than two required courses in the major, because of a grade of “D” or “F,” will be advised to change his/her major.

Concentrations in Mass Communication


Mass Communication majors choose an area of concentration: multimedia or strategic communication/public relations. Students will follow the program for their area of concentration until they complete the major.

Freshman Year


First Semester


Semester Hours: 15


Second Semester


Semester Hours: 15


Sophomore Year


First Semester


Semester Hours: 15


Second Semester


Semester Hours: 15


Junior Year


First Semester


Semester Hours: 15


Semester Hours: 15


Senior Year


First Semester


Semester Hours: 15


Second Semester


  • MSCM EXP Elective (3)
  • Minor (3)
  • Senior Capstone (0)
  • Examined Life (3)
  • Faith and Society (3)
  • Free Elective (3)

Semester Hours: 15


Strategic Communication/Public Relations Concentration Electives Multimedia Concentration Electives


Summary: Program in Mass Communication with Strategic Communication/Public Relations Concentration


Foundations: 13


Explorations: 21


  • African American Heritage and Legacies (3)
  • Creative Expression and Engagement (3)
  • Examined Life (3)
  • Faith and Society (3)
  • Human Behavior (3)
  • Human Past (3)
  • Scientific Reasoning (3)

Minor: 18


Mass Comm Expansive: 6


Free Electives: 14


Total Hours: 120


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