Lindenwood

Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015


Mass Communications B.A.

Credit hours vary by major

Requirements

Mass Communications Broadcast Emphasis

72 credit hours

COM 25600Production for Television

3

COM 30101Applied Mass Communication-Radio

3

COM 30102Applied Mass Communication-Video

3

COM 30400Broadcast Newswriting

3

COM 30111Applied Television News

3

COM 34300Television News Production

3

COM 35200Advanced Audio Production

3

COM 35400Advanced Video

3

COM 35700Intermediate Non-linear Video Editing

3

COM 36000Media Management

3

COM 38300Television News Reporting

3

Activity/Experiential Course

An additional three credit hours are also required in activity/experiential coursework and must be selected from one of the applied areas of communications*:
COM 30101Applied Mass Communication-Radio

3

COM 30102Applied Mass Communication-Video

3

COM 30103Applied Mass Communication-Public Relations

3

COM 30104Applied Mass Communication-Sports Information

3

COM 45000Communications Internship

3

*Course options have been revised as of the publication of the July 2014 catalog addendum.

Core Courses

The Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications requires completion of the following core courses for all of the areas of emphases:
PSY 10000Principles of Psychology

3

COM 11000Fundamentals of Oral Communication

3

COM 13000Survey of the Professional Media

3

COM 15100Radio Production

3

COM 15400Video Production

3

COM 23300Fundamentals of the Internet

3

COM 24200Basic Reporting

3

COM 30200Seminar in Professional Practice and Ethics

3

COM 30700Writing for the Electronic Media

3

COM 32700Media Literacy

3

COM 40100Mass Communications Law

3

COM 46000Mass Communications Theory

3

Mass Communications Media Management and Sales Emphasis

54* credit hours

COM 30300Written Communication for Business

3

COM 33500Buying and Selling Media

3

COM 36000Media Management

3

MRKT 35010Principles of Marketing

3

MGMT 26032Principles of Management

3

*Degree and/or credit hour requirements have been revised as of the publication of the July 2014 catalog addendum.

Activity/Experiential Course

An additional three credit hours are also required in activity/experiential coursework and must be selected from one of the applied areas of communications*:
COM 30101Applied Mass Communication-Radio

3

COM 30102Applied Mass Communication-Video

3

COM 30103Applied Mass Communication-Public Relations

3

COM 30104Applied Mass Communication-Sports Information

3

COM 45000Communications Internship

3

*Course options have been revised as of the publication of the July 2014 catalog addendum.

Mass Communications Sports Information Emphasis

57* credit hours

COM 20200Design with Photoshop

3

COM 30500Desktop Publishing

3

COM 32800Fundamentals of Public Relations

3

COM 33500Buying and Selling Media

3

SPMGT 27020Orientation to Sport Management

3

SPMGT 47080Sport Management Policy

3

*Degree and/or credit hour requirements have been revised as of the publication of the July 2014 catalog addendum.

Activity/Experiential Course

An additional three credit hours are also required in activity/experiential coursework and must be selected from one of the applied areas of communications*:
COM 30101Applied Mass Communication-Radio

3

COM 30102Applied Mass Communication-Video

3

COM 30103Applied Mass Communication-Public Relations

3

COM 30104Applied Mass Communication-Sports Information

3

COM 45000Communications Internship

3

*Course options have been revised as of the publication of the July 2014 catalog addendum.