B.A. Major in Mass Communication with a Concentration in Multi-Platform

The B.A. major in Mass Communication. Students choosing to major in mass communication may elect one of two areas of concentration.

Concentration in Multi-Platform

The Multi-Platform concentration requires 15 courses, including practical experience:

Six required core courses:
MCOM 110Intro to Mass Communication3.0
MCOM 210Media Reporting and Writing3.0
MCOM 263Public Relations3.0
MCOM 301Mass Media in Society3.0
MCOM 302Media Law and Ethics4.0
MCOM 411Adv Topics in Communication3.0
One of the following visual media courses:3.0-4.0
Photography Fundamentals
Photojournalism
Intermediate Photography
Video Production
Corporate Video
The Photographic Essay
Documentary Video
One of the following graphics production or design courses:3.0
Graphic Design I
Print Design
Web Design
One of the following advanced media writing courses:3.0
Feature Writing
Opinion Writing
Broadcast Journalism
Public Relations Writing
Advanced Reporting and Writing
Multi-Platform Storytelling
One of the following broadcasting or speech courses:3.0
Public Speaking
Television Workshop
Speech Skills for the Media
Radio Broadcasting
Advanced Radio Broadcasting
One additional course from:3.0-4.0
Any of the lists above
Multi-Channel Marketing
Communication Seminar
Mrs. Eddy and The C.S. Monitor
MCOM 400Internship3.0-10.0
Practical Experience Requirement. At least three semesters, two of which should be for non-credit, of public service in:0.0-1.0
Newspaper Production
Television Production
Radio on Air
Radio Station Management
Newspaper Practicum
Television Practicum
Yearbook Editing
Total Semester Hours37.0-47.0