Program of Study

In addition to completing Core Curriculum Areas A - E, all mass media majors must complete Core Curriculum Area F and the Senior Core. A minimum grade of "C" is required for all coursework in the major including Area F and all major requirements.

Core Curriculum Areas A - E

 

42 Credits

Core Curriculum Area F

 

18 Credits

 

COMM 1100 – Human Communication
MDIA 2500 – Computer Mediated Communication
MDIA 2000 – Introduction to Mass Media
MDIA 2050 – Introduction to Electronic Media Production
MDIA 2100 – Introduction to Broadcast Writing
THEA 1000 – Voice and Diction or COMM 1110 – Public Speaking

3
3
3
3
3
3

 
     

SENIOR CORE

 

16 Credits

 

MDIA 3450 – Media Ethics
MDIA 4100 – Media Economics and Management
MDIA 4400 – Media Criticism
MDIA 4800 – Media Law
MDIA 4950 – Senior Seminar
MDIA 4270 – Diversity in Media or MDIA 4350 – Broadcasting and Culture or MDIA 4450 – International Media

3
3
3
3
1
3

 
     

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

 

44 Credits

General Skills: Select two of the following courses.

   
 

MDIA 3050 – Broadcast Performance and Announcing
MDIA 3060 – Sports Announcing and Reporting
MDIA 3300 – The Music Industry
MDIA 3350 – Aesthetics of Electronic Media
MDIA 3800 – Audio Theory
MDIA 4030 – Selected Topics in Mass Media

3
3
3
3
3
1-3

Writing: Select one of the following courses.

 
 

MDIA 3400 – Broadcast Script Writing
MDIA 3500 – Broadcast News Writing

3
3

Digital Media: Select one of the following courses.

 
 

MDIA 4600 – Digital Media Production
MDIA 4650 – Digital Media Journalism

4
4

Production: Select 3 of the following courses. One course must be sequential.

 
 

MDIA 3120 – Television Studio Production I
MDIA 4120 – Television Studio Production II
MDIA 3150 – Electronic Field Production I
MDIA 4150 – Electronic Field Production II
MDIA 3110 – Audio Production I
MDIA 3130 – Audio Production II
MDIA 4130 – Audio Production for Video
MEID 4240 – Directing and Acting for Film

4
4
4
4
4
4
4
4

Workshops: Select 6 hours from the following courses.

 
 

MDIA 4964 – Sports Workshop
MDIA 4963 – International Documentary Production Workshop
MDIA 4962 – Video Workshop
MDIA 4961 – Audio Workshop

2
3
2
2

Guided Electives

13

 

Total Credits Required for Degree

 

120 Credits