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

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

The Electronic Media Communication program with an electronic media production specialty blends theoretical and “hands-on” approaches to electronic media education. Electronic media production helps prepare graduates for work in production at television stations, production and postproduction houses, and corporate production settings. Studio production courses are complemented with field production coursework. 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 Production Specialty

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 

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

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.


College Core:


Mass Communication Electives:

  • 6 non pass/fail hours

Minimum hours in specialty: 33

Total hours in the college: Not to exceed 40

Other Requirements:

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

Total other requirements: 80–87