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Communication Arts (Mass Communication)

Mass Communication - Track: Multimedia Journalism - BA

This major requires a minor.

Total number of hours required for this degree:

120 hours

Total number of hours (not including prerequisites) in major:

39 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in major:

24 semester hours

Major courses required:

COMM 2301, COMM 2330, COMM 2320, COMM 2340, COMM 3330, COMM 3372, COMM 3321, COMM 3370, COMM 4335, COMM 4390, COMM 4353, COMM 4374

3 hours COMM 2000+

Suggested Sequence of courses for Mass Communication: Track – Multimedia Journalism

Freshman Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

ENGL 1313

3 hrs

 

ENGL 1314

3 hrs

MATH 1301 or higher

3 hrs

 

Natural science w/lab

4 hrs

Social Studies course

3 hrs

 

Social Studies course

3 hrs

HIST course

3 hrs

 

PHIL 2321

3 hrs

Gen Ed 8

3 hrs

 

COMM 2301

3 hrs

Total

15 hrs

 

Total

16 hrs

Sophomore Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

Foreign language

3-4 hrs

 

Foreign language

3-4 hrs

Natural Science w/o lab

3 hrs

 

COMM 3330

3 hrs

RLST courses

3 hrs

 

COMM 2340

3 hrs

COMM 2330

3 hrs

 

Fine Arts*

3 hrs

COMM 2320

3 hrs

 

Gen Ed 8

3 hrs

Total

15-16 hrs

 

Total

15-16 hrs

*ARTS 2350 suggested

Junior Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

COMM 3372

3 hrs

 

COMM 3370

3 hrs

COMM 3321

3 hrs

 

COMM 4335

3 hrs

Sophomore literature

3 hrs

 

Gen Ed 8

3 hrs

Gen Ed 8

3 hrs

 

COMM*

3 hrs

Minor

3 hrs

 

Minor

3 hrs

Total

15 hrs

 

Total

15 hrs

* 2000+ level COMM courses not already required

Senior Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

COMM 4374

3 hrs

 

COMM 4390

3 hrs

COMM 4353

3 hrs

 

Elective

3 hrs

Elective

3 hrs

 

Elective

3 hrs

Minor

3 hrs

 

Elective/Minor

3 hrs

Minor

3 hrs

 

 

 

Total

15 hrs

 

Total

12 hrs

The following components are required in all degrees:

General education, major, minor (if required), foundation courses (if required), validation of computer literacy, and validation of overall advanced and institutional hours.

Integrative summative experience:

Student must receive a satisfactory assessment on a prescribed departmental integrative project

Computer literacy requirement fulfilled through:

One of the following:

ENGL 1313

Composition I (at OLLU)

ENGL 1314

Composition II (at OLLU)

CISS 1310

Current Concepts of Information and Computer Technology

Foreign language requirement:

Two semesters of the same foreign language

Acceptable minor fields:

Any OLLU approved minor

Mass Communication - Track: Public Relations - BA

This major requires a minor.

Total number of hours required for this degree:

120 semester hours

Total number of hours (not including prerequisites) in major:

42 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in this major:

27 semester hours

Required courses in this major:

Specific required courses:

COMM 2301, COMM 2330, COMM 2320, COMM 2340, COMM 3360, COMM 3321, COMM 3372, COMM 3361, COMM 3337, COMM 4374, COMM 4332, COMM 4302, COMM 4390

3 additional hours in COMM - 2000+ level

Suggested sequence of courses for a BA in Mass Communication - Track: Public Relations

Freshman Year

FALL

 

 

FALL

 

ENGL 1313

3 hrs

 

ENGL 1314

3 hrs

MATH 1301 or higher

3 hrs

 

Natural Science w/o lab

3 hrs

Social Science course

3 hrs

 

Social Science course

3 hrs

HIST course

3 hrs

 

Gen Ed 8

3 hrs

Gen Ed 8

3 hrs

 

COMM 2301

3 hrs

Total

15 hrs

 

Total

15 hrs

Sophomore Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

Foreign language Part 1

3-4 hrs

 

Foreign language Part II

3-4 hrs

PHIL 2321

3 hrs

 

Natural Science w/lab

4 hrs

RLST course

3 hrs

 

Fine Arts*

3 hrs

COMM 2330

3 hrs

 

COMM 2340

3 hrs

COMM 2320

3 hrs

 

Sophomore literature

3 hrs

Total

15-16 hrs

 

Total

16-17 hrs

*ARTS 2350 suggested

Junior Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

COMM 3372

3 hrs

 

COMM 3361

3 hrs

COMM 3360

3 hrs

 

COMM *

3 hrs

COMM 3321

3 hrs

 

Gen Ed 8

3 hrs

Gen Ed 8

3 hrs

 

Elective **

3 hrs

Minor

3 hrs

 

Minor

3 hrs

Total

15 hrs

 

Total

15 hrs

*Any 2000+ COMM course

**COMM 3370 suggested

Senior Year

FALL

 

 

SPRING

 

COMM 3337

3 hrs

 

COMM 4332

3 hrs

COMM 4390

3 hrs

 

COMM 4302

3 hrs

COMM 4374

3 hrs

 

Elective

3 hrs

Minor

3 hrs

 

Minor

3 hrs

Minor

3 hrs

 

 

 

Total

15 hrs

 

Total

12 hrs

The following components are required in all degrees:

General education, major, minor (if required), foundation courses (if required), validation of computer literacy, and validation of overall advanced and institutional hours.

Summative Integrative Experience:

Students must receive a satisfactory assessment on a prescribed departmental integrative project.

Computer literacy requirement fulfilled through:

One of the following:

ENGL 1313

Composition I (at OLLU)

ENGL 1314

Composition II (at OLLU)

CISS 1310

Current Concepts of Information and Computer Technology

Foreign language requirement:

Two semesters of the same foreign language

Acceptable minor fields:

Any OLLU approved minor

Mass Communication - Bachelor of Applied Studies

Available only to transfer students. This major must have an approved technical field (18-30 semester hours) completed at a community college prior to admission to OLLU. Degree map will be available upon admission to OLLU.

Mass Communication - Minor

Total number of hours required in the minor:

15 semester hours

Total number of advanced hours required in the minor:

9 semester hours

Required courses in the minor:

COMM 2301 Introduction to Mass Media

9 advanced hours in COMM

3 additional hours in COMM