Dec 10, 2023  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [OFFICIAL CATALOG]

Mass Communication, Mass Media Emphasis, B.A.

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General: 120 minimum total hours, including 45 hours of upper-level courses (3000-4000 level), and 30 hours in residence

First-Year Colloquium (0-3 hours)

Required of full-time freshmen entering college for the first time and transfer students with less than 12 hours of credit.

Core (35 hours)

See “General Education Requirements.”

Second Language Proficiency

(none required)

Major (42 hours)

Emphasis Electives (27 hours)

After completing the 15 hours SMC Foundation classes and emphasis requirements, students in this emphasis will select 27 hours from two of the three remaining Mass Communication emphases (Journalism, Media Production and Design, Strategic Communication), with at least 18 hours in upper-level courses.

Students must develop a course of study plan in consultation with their advisor prior to beginning coursework. All study plans must be approved by students’ advisors. No degree plan will be considered approved until it is signed by the student’s advisor and the School of Mass Communication director.


(none required)

Unrestricted General Electives

Remaining hours, if any, to reach 120 minimum total hours, 45 hours of upper-level courses (3000-4000 level), and/or 30 hours in residence.

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