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    Middle Tennessee State University
   
 
  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Mass Communication, Media Management, B.S.


Department of Media Arts  
615-898-5628
Dr. Roger Heinrich, program coordinator
Roger.Heinrich@mtsu.edu

The Media Management concentration offers preparation for work in behind-the-scenes areas of media operations such as broadcasting, distribution, production, management, marketing, and sales. The program combines business and creative aspects of media, and blends theoretical and hands-on approaches to education. Used for instruction are a 40-foot mobile video production lab, post-production facilities, and cross-platform media experiences in the Center for Innovation in Media. Students are encouraged to complete their education with internships in professional settings.

NOTE: Students must earn a C (2.00) or better in each course in the college in order to graduate.

Admission to Candidacy


To be admitted to candidacy in the Media Management program, the student must meet the following requirements:

  1. 45 hours completed before applying for candidacy
  2. Grade of C (2.00) or better in each of the following:

EMC 1020 /JOUR 1020 /RIM 1020  

EMC 3020 , EMC 3060 , or JOUR 2710  

ENGL 1010  and ENGL 1020  

EMC 2410    

EMC 2120     

  1. Minimum overall GPA in all college coursework of 2.50.
  2. Math course satisfying General Education requirements.

Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses

Mass Communication, Media Management, B.S., Academic Map   

Degree Requirements


General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements include Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Major Requirements (36 hours)


College Core (9 hours)


Media Management Requirements (27 hours)


Minor (15-18 hours)


Electives (25-28 hours)


Total hours in program: 120


Curriculum: Mass Communication, Media Management


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories

Freshman


Subtotal: 30 hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 32 hours


Junior


Subtotal: 30 hours


Senior


Subtotal: 28 hours