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                                     Mass Communication                                                                                      hours required in mass communication
                                                                                                                                                                                                             27 - 39
                                     Major                                                                                                   hours required in other departments:                             0 - 12
                                                                                                                                             Total Hours required:                                             39

                                        Professors:                                  Summary of Requirements for Major In Mass Communication
                                             Pack, Phipps
                                        Associate Professor:                         Major
                                             Lombardi (chair)
                                                                                     1. introductory/Prerequisite Course: (3 hours)                         MCoM 465* Music Promotion and Production
                                        Assistant Professor:                         MCoM 105 introduction to Mass Communication                            MCoM 499* Directed study
                                                                                                                                                            Group 2
                                                                                     2. Mass Communication Practice Courses:
                                        •	aonly coursesorinbetter may earn
                                            grade of C
                                                           which you
                                                                                     (6 hours)
                                                                                                                                                            MCoM 311*
                                                                                                                                                            MCoM 487*
                                                                                                                                                                            single Camera Production
                                                                                                                                                                            advanced video Production
                                                                                     MCoM 212 video Production industry                                     MCoM 488*       Multi-Camera Field Production
                                           towards satisfaction of major
                                                                                     MCoM 246 intro to Mass Communication research Methods*                 MCoM 499*       Directed study
                                        •	all grades earned in courses               3. Advanced Mass Communication Courses:                                radio industry
                                                                                                                                                            Choose four from:
                                          completed for the major in                 (15 hours)
                                           Mass Communication count in               MCoM 326       Writing for electronic Media*                           MCoM 150 introduction to radio
                                           determining whether you meet the          MCoM 346       Mass Communication theory*                              MCoM 213 audio Production
                                           graduation requirement of a 2.0                                                                                  MCoM 313* advanced audio Production
                                                                                     MCoM 447       telecommunications Law*
                                           cumulative grade point average in                                                                                MCoM 316* telecommunications Management
                                                                                     MCoM 485       electronic Media aesthetics & Criticism*
                                           the major.                                                                                                       MCoM 336* broadcast-Cable Programming
                                        •	all courses completed for theinMass
                                                                                     MCoM 486       Current issues and new technology in
                                                                                                    Mass Communication*                                     Media Management†
                                          Communication major count                                                                                         Choose four from:
                                           determining whether one-half of           4. Capstone experience:* (3 hours)                                     CMst 335 organizational Communication
                                           the major is completed at Fsu.            MCoM 494 Mass Communication Practicum                                  MCoM 316* telecommunications Management
                                                                                        or MCoM 492 internship Project                                      MCoM 336* broadcast-Cable Programming
                                                                                     You are required to participate in a three-credit Practicum. This      MgMt 351* Management of organizations
                                                                                     requirement may be met by completing three credits of MCOM             MgMt 356* Leadership and Human behavior
                                                                                     494 Mass Communication Practicum, or by completing the graded          MgMt 357* Human resource Management
                                                                                     academic portion of the internship course MCOM 492 Internship
                                                                                                                                                            Multimedia Design
                                                                                     Project.                                                               art 207 graphic Design (Tech. Fluency)
                                                                                     5. Professional Focus: (12 hours)                                      art 307* Computer graphics
                                                                                     All MCOM majors must complete one of the focus groupings listed        art 414* adv. graphic Design: interactive Multimedia Design
                                                                                     below OR one of the following minors: Communication Studies,                      (6 hours)
                                                                                     Graphic Design, Journalism, Leadership Studies, Marketing or           Recommended:
                                                                                     Public Relations. Students wishing to substitute a course for one      art 407* advanced graphic Design: Print
                                                                                     of the courses in the listed focus groupings may petition the Chair,
                                                                                     in writing, prior to earning 90 credit hours. Many of these courses
                                                                                                                                                            events Planning
                                                                                                                                                            Choose four from:
                                                                                     have prerequisites and students should plan their earlier studies
                                                                                                                                                            CMst 102 introduction to Human Communication
                                                                                                                                                               or CMst 122 introduction to Public speaking
                                                                                     Audio Production                                                       CMst 485 issues and responsibilities of Communication
                                                                                     Choose four from:                                                      MCoM 465* Music Promotion and Production
                                                                                     MCoM 213 audio Production                                              MCoM 499* Directed study
                                                                                     MCoM 250 announcing and Performance                                    reCr 382 Program Planning
                                                                                     MCoM 313* advanced audio Production                                    reCr 384 special events Management
                                                                                     MCoM 465* Music Promotion and Production
                                                                                     MCoM 499* Directed study
                                                                                                                                                            Web Management
                                                                                                                                                            CosC     101    the Discipline of Computer science
                                                                                     MusC 358 the business of Music & arts Management
                                                                                                                                                            CosC     120    introduction to Cyberspace
                                                                                     Video Production                                                       CosC     330*   Web Design and Development
                                                                                     MCoM 311* single Camera Production                                     CosC     345*   the internet and Multimedia Communication
                                                                                     MCoM 487* advanced video Production
                                     *Course has prerequisites; consult the course   MCoM 488* Multi-Camera Field Production
                                                                                                                                                            Media Promotions†
                                     description section of this catalog                                                                                    Choose four from:
                                                                                     MCoM 499* Directed study
                                                                                                                                                            MCoM 456* Creative strategies in advertising and
                                     † This program is intended to give a            Audio/Video Production                                                                Media buying
                                     foundational background in some business        Choose two from each group:                                            MCoM 499* Directed study
                                     aspects of MCOM, but is not intended as         Group 1                                                                MKtg 361* Principles of Marketing
                                     preparation for a professional career in        MCoM 213 audio Production                                              MKtg 363* advertising
                                     business.                                       MCoM 313* advanced audio Production                                    MKtg 366* Consumer behavior