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2013-2014 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Department of Communication Studies

Communication Studies: Mass Communication Option (B.A.)



Total Semester Hours required for the Degree: 120 semester hours

Semester Hours required for the Communication Studies: Mass Communication Option: 45-46 semester hours depending on concentration

This option provides students with a well-rounded approach to understanding the role of mass communication in creating and sustaining social systems. The concentrations in this option provide students with either a practical or theoretical orientation to the study of electronic media. Students select Broadcast News or Electronic Media Production.

Broadcast News Concentration


This concentration is designed to provide the knowledge, values, perspectives and skills necessary to understand the roles, functions, and operations of broadcast news.

Total Semester Hours: 45

Option Core


Total Semester Hours: 21

Select Twelve Hours From:


Electronic Media Production Concentration


This concentration is designed to provide the knowledge, values, perspectives and skills necessary to understand the roles, functions, and operations of various electronic media. This program of study is focused on balancing theoretical issues with practical experience. 

Total Required Hours: 45-46

Select one of the following:


ALTERNATIVE MEDIA ARTS:


Electives: 12 Hours


Selected in consultation with an advisor.