Dec 03, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Suggested Four-Year Program of Study: MDCM-BA


 

Media and Communication Major, B.A.

 
FRESHMAN YEAR (27-31 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
ENGL 1010 - Critical Reading and Expository Writing   3 ENGL 1020 - Critical Thinking and Argumentation                                             3
Social & Behavioral Science Course  3 HIST 2010 - The United States to 1877   3
MATH 1530 - Probability and Statistics - Noncalculus  or MATH 1910 - Calculus I   3-4 Fine Arts Course 3
CSCI 1100 - Using Information Technology  or Proficiency exam * 3 Foreign Language 2020 ** 3
Foreign Language 2010 or Elective Course ** 3 Survey Block Course 3
Fall Total 12-16 Spring Total 15

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR (32 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
Literature Course 3 Natural Science Course 4
Natural Science Course 4 Free Elective Course 3
HIST 2020 - The United States since 1877   3 Writing Block Course 3
MCOM 2100 - Media Writing   3 Production Block Course 3
Production Block Course  3 MCOM 3070 - Media and Society        3
Fall Total 16 Spring Total 16

 

JUNIOR YEAR (29 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits

HIST 1110 - World History to 1500   or 

HIST 1120 - World History Since 1500  

3

Oral Communication Course

3

Writing Block Course 3 Social & Behavioral Science Course 3
Minor Course 3 MCOM 3270 - Media Strategy   3
Production Block Course 3 MCOM 2400 - Multimedia Production   3
Research Block Course 3 MCOM 4604 - Media Laboratory   1
MCOM 4604 - Media Laboratory                    1    
Fall Total 16 Spring Total 13

 

SENIOR YEAR (29 credits)
Fall Semester Credits Spring Semester Credits
MCOM 4037 - Communications Law   3 Capstone Course  3
MCOM 4604 - Media Laboratory                         1 Advisor Approved Elective Course 3
Minor Course 3 Minor Course 3
Minor Course 3 Minor Course 3
Advisor Approved Elective Course 3 Free Elective Course 3
Free Elective Course(s) 4    
Fall Total 17 Spring Total 15

TOTAL = 120 credits

Note:


Proficiency exam may be taken for 0 credit in lieu of CSCI 1100 . Must be completed to meet Graduation requirements. Those students who complete the proficiency exam and are short credits towards their total degree requirements may be required to take additional electives. 

** Students who are unable to begin foreign language courses at 2010 must use free elective credits to meet language requirements.