Feb 21, 2020
Tom Neff, program coordinator
The Media Management concentration offers preparation for work in behind-the-scenes areas of media operations such as broadcasting, distribution, network operations, 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. 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.
Accelerated Bachelors/Masters (ABM) Program
High achieving students majoring in Media and Entertainment who intend to pursue a master’s degree in Media and Communication may apply to participate in the Accelerated Bachelors/Masters (ABM) Program. The program allows undergraduate students an opportunity to complete the requirements for both the bachelor’s and master’s degrees in a compressed time frame. Participating undergraduate students may count up to 12 graduate credit hours toward both degrees and obtain a non-thesis master’s degree in the same field within 12 months of completing the bachelor’s degree or obtain a thesis-based master’s degree in the same field within 18 months of completing the bachelor’s degree. For more information about the ABM program, see the Graduate Catalog.
Admission to Candidacy
To be admitted to candidacy in the Media Management program, the student must meet the following requirements:
- 45 hours completed before applying for candidacy
- Grade of C (2.00) or better in each of the following:
EMC 1020 /JOUR 1020 /RIM 1020
VFP 3020 , IAM 3060 , or JOUR 2710
ENGL 1010 and ENGL 1020
- Minimum overall GPA in all college coursework of 2.50.
- Math course satisfying General Education requirements.
General Education (41 hours)
General Education requirements include Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.
The following course is required by the program and can satisfy the respective General Education requirement:
- RIM/JOUR/EMC 1020 (Soc/Beh Sci)
Major Requirements (36 hours)
Media Management Requirements (27 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