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Mass Communication Major with Journalism Emphasis

MASS COMMUNICATION MAJOR WITH JOURNALISM EMPHASIS 37 HOURS

Required Courses – 34 hours

  • MAC 175 Introduction to Broadcasting and Digital Media – 3
  • MAC 210 Mass Media and Society – 3
  • MAC 240 Reporting and Newswriting – 3
  • MAC 245 Copyediting – 3
  • MAC 330 Photojournalism – 3
  • MAC 345 Mass Media Ethics – 3
  • MAC 405 Mass Media Law – 3
  • MAC 421 Advanced Photojournalism – 3
  • MAC 440 Advanced Reporting and Newswriting – 3
  • MAC 451 Internship – 3
  • MAC 465 Graphic Design for Mass Media – 3
  • MAC 490 Senior Portfolio – 1

Electives — choose at least one from the following courses: – 3 hours

  • MAC 275 Broadcasting and Digital Media I – 3
  • MAC 300 Social Media – 3
  • MAC 365 Public Relations – 3
  • MAC 370 Media Advertising – 3
  • MAC 380 Special Topics – 3
  • MAC 386 Mass Communication Practicum – 3

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR MAJOR – 37

See the undergraduate catalog link under Program Resources for core and emphasis requirements, general education requirements, electives and course descriptions.

Mass Communication Minor with Journalism Emphasis

MASS COMMUNICATION MINOR WITH JOURNALISM EMPHASIS 24 HOURS

Required Courses – 18 hours

  • MAC 175 Introduction to Broadcasting and Digital Media – 3
  • MAC 240 Reporting and Newswriting – 3
  • MAC 245 Copyediting – 3
  • MAC 330 Photojournalism – 3
  • MAC 405 Mass Media Law – 3
  • MAC 440 Advanced Reporting and Newswriting – 3

Electives — choose at least two from the following courses: – 6 hours

  • MAC 345 Mass Media Ethics – 3
  • MAC 370 Media Advertising – 3
  • MAC 380 Special Topics – 3
  • MAC 386 Mass Communication Practicum – 3
  • MAC 421 Advanced Photojournalism – 3
  • MAC 465 Graphic Design for Mass Media – 3

TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR MAJOR – 24

See the undergraduate catalog link under Program Resources for core and emphasis requirements, general education requirements, electives and course descriptions.