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  Nov 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Journalism, Advertising-Public Relations Concentration (Recording Industry) B.S.


School of Journalism  
615-898-5482
Jan Quarles, program coordinator
Jan.Quarles@mtsu.edu

Advertising and public relations are distinct fields; these programs help students prepare for positions in advertising agencies and departments, media sales and management, advertising production and design, public relations agencies and departments, and organizational and employee relations.

Students in public relations may choose the general program or a specialty in the recording industry. By the junior year students should choose a minor.

Academic Map


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

Journalism, Advertising-Public Relations (RIM), B.S., Academic Map   

Degree Requirements


General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements (shown in curricular listings below) include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences.

Major Requirements (59 hours)


Professional Topics (9 hours)


Choose one:

Senior Capstone (3 hours)


Minor (15-18 hours)


  • Selected from outside the School of Journalism and Department of Media Arts; students may wish to consider a minor in the Jennings A. Jones College of Business.

Electives (2-5 hours)


  • Students in the School of Journalism must complete 72 hours of coursework from outside JOUR or EMC courses.

Total hours in program: 120


Curriculum: Journalism, Advertising-Public Relations (Recording Industry)


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

Majors must have a C (2.00) or better in all Media and Entertainment courses.

Freshman


Subtotal: 31 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 31 Hours


Junior


Subtotal: 29 Hours


Senior


Subtotal: 29-31 Hours