Jun 25, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mass Communication Major - Public Relations Emphasis, B.S. or B.A.

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Degree offered at: Campbellsville, Louisville

The Mass Communication programs provide a major with an emphasis inbroadcast and digital media, film, journalism, and public relations. Minors are offered in each of these disciplines and in photojournalism. Students may not complete a double major or a major and minor within mass communication with the exception of film. They may instead complete an area, which is the equivalent to a major and minor combined. Students in Mass Communication may pursue either the Bachelor of Arts or the Bachelor of Science degrees. An Associate of Science is also offered in Mass Communication as are several certificate programs.

If a BA degree is sought, twelve hours of foreign language are required. To count toward the major, every communication course must be passed with a grade of C or higher.

General Education Requirement

Required Courses: 31 Hours

Electives: 6 Hours

Additional requirements for Mass Communication

All students completing areas and majors must complete a three-hour internship.

They must also compile a portfolio of work completed during their respective programs. Minors are also encouraged to do so. The portfolios will be prepared for the Web in MAC 490  Senior Portfolio. Thus, MAC 490  should be taken near the completion of the respective program. Complete requirements for the portfolio may be obtained from Mass Communication advisors.

Total: 37 Hours

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