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2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mass Communication, Electronic Media Communication Concentration (Electronic Media Production), B.S.

Department of Electronic Media Communication 

The electronic media production specialty within the Electronic Media Communication program teaches video and film production. Studio production courses are complemented with field production coursework. Used for instruction are three TV studios, a 40-foot-high definition mobile video production lab, postproduction facilities, a cable television channel, a 100,000-watt FM radio station, a student-operated FM station, two electronic newsrooms, plus “converged-media experiences in the Center for Innovation in Media. This specialty blends theoretical and hands-on approaches to electronic media education. Students are encouraged to complete their education with internships in professional settings.

Admission to Candidacy

To be admitted to candidacy in the electronic media production specialty, 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 

JOUR 2710 , EMC 3020 , EMC 3060 , or equivalent writing competency (grade of B or better in ENGL 1010  and ENGL 1020 )

ENGL 1010  and ENGL 1020 

EMC 2410  or EMC 2500 

EMC 3130  or EMC 3131 

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

Required Courses (33 hours)

 Total hours in college not to exceed 40

College Core (9 hours)

Electronic Media Production Requirements (18 hours)

Advanced Production Required Courses (6-9 hours)

Mass Communication Additional Electives (6 hours)

Other Requirements (80-87 hours)

  • Minor in liberal arts
  • At least 65 semester hours in liberal arts and sciences
  • 80 hours outside the College of Mass Communication

Recommended Curriculum

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


Subtotal: 29 credit hours


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Subtotal: 30 Hours

Total hours in program: 120