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THE MASS COMMUNICATIONS DEGREE PROGRAM

Total General Education Courses 36-44 Credit Hours

MASS COMMUNICATIONS CORE COURSES:
MCM 200: Introduction to Mass Communications
MCM 210: Journalism I
MCM 245: Broadcast Journalism
MCM 301: Journalism II
MCM 302: Public Relations and Advertising I
MCM 309: Radio Production
MCM 340: Television Production
MCM 412: Media Law and Ethics
MCM 449: Internship in Print Journalism, PR, Radio, or TV
MCM 499: Senior Seminar in Mass Communications

TOTAL MASS COMM. CORE COURSES 30 Credit Hours

MCM TRACK CORE COURSES (one core course in each track)
Print Media Track Core Course
MCM 313: Copy Editing
Public Relations and Advertising Track Core Course
MCM 342: Public Relations and Advertising II
Radio Track Core Course
MCM 346: Advanced Radio Production
Television Track Core Course
MCM 349: Advanced Television Production

Total Mass Comm. Track Core Course (3 Credit Hours)

MASS COMMUNICATIONS TRACK ELECTIVES
(Choose any two courses from the list below – 6 Credit Hours)
MCM 212: Photojournalism
MCM 304 History of the Black Press
MCM 305: Editorial Writing
MCM 306: Newspaper Production (May be taken 4 times.) 1 Credit Hour
MCM 315: Mass Media in Society
MCM 330: Writing For Radio & Television
MCM 335: History of Radio, Television, and Film
MCM 338: Communication Theory & Research
MCM 350: Desktop Publishing
MCM 408: Broadcast Management
MCM 490: Special Topics

Total Mass Comm. Core Track Electives: 6 Credit Hours

REQUIRED ELECTIVES
PSY 260: Statistics for the Behavioral Science

SOC 329: Social Research Methods
ENG 303: Expository Writing
ENG 412: Advanced Grammar

ENG 413: Creative Writing

Total Required Electives 15 Credit Hours

Free Electives from other departments (15 Credits)

Minor (18 Credit Hours)
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS TO GRADUATE 123/124 Credits