Mar 31, 2020  
2008-2009 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2008-2009 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Department of Communication Studies

Communication Studies: Mass Communication Option



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(BA)

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, Electronic Media Production or Media Studies.

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

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 Semester Hours: 45

Electives


Total Semester Hours: 12

Selected in consultation with an advisor.  Six hours must be from non-production courses.

Media Studies Concentration


This concentration provides students with a theoretical understanding of the role of media in creating and sustaining social systems.

Total Semester Hours: 45

Electives


Total Semester Hours: 15

Selected in consultation with an advisor.  Six hours must be from non-production courses.

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