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2011-12 Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-12 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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

The Electronic Media Communication program with an electronic media journalism specialty blends theoretical and “hands-on” approaches to electronic media education. Electronic media journalism offers preparation for work in the electronic news field of reporting and news management. Used for instruction are an electronic newsroom, a 100,000-watt FM radio station affiliated with National Public Radio, a student-operated FM station, a cable television channel, two TV studios, postproduction rooms, and a 40-foot, high-definition mobile production lab. Students are encouraged to complete their education with internships in professional settings.

Recommended Curriculum


Subtotal: 29 credit hours


Subtotal: 30 Hours

Electronic Media Journalism Specialty

To be admitted to candidacy in the electronic media journalism 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 

  1. Grade of C or better in each of the following:

EMC 2410 

EMC 3120 

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


Other requirements:

  • Minor in liberal arts
  • At least 65 semester hours in liberal arts and sciences

Total other requirements: 80-87