Media Communication Concentration
All course work applied towards University General Education Curriculum and Concentration Requirements require a minimum grade of C-.
University General Education Curriculum: (40 hours)
- English (9 hours)
- Intermediate Algebra (3 hours)
- Public Speaking (3 hours)
- Humanities/Fine Arts (9 hours)
- Social Sciences (9 hours)
- Natural & Physical Sciences (7 hours)
- Cultural Diversity Courses (6 hours)
For complete details and guidelines for selecting approved courses, ask your advisor or visit http://www.unomaha.edu/academic-affairs/general-education/distribution-requirements.php
Concentration Requirements: (30 hours, must include 9 hours upper level from UNO)
- JMC 1500 Introduction to Mass Communication
JMC 2200 Media Storytelling I
- Additional 24 hours from Journalism and Media Communication (JMC).
An optional allied field of up to 9 hours may be taken from Communication Studies (CMST).
Secondary Field I: (12 hours)
Secondary Field II: (12 hours)
Each secondary field must include 12 hours from the same subject.
Electives: (26 hours)
Electives may include any excess hours in general education, concentration or secondary fields. The number of elective hours may vary but total degree must comprise 120 hours.
Total Degree: (120 hours)
Each course is 3 hours unless otherwise noted.
A minimum 30 hours of upper level (3000-4000) coursework is required for the Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies Degree.
Check the catalog to verify any course prerequisites. Students should also note that not all courses are taught each semester. If a specific course is needed, students should verify the course offering with the department.
- The general education third writing course for this area of concentration must be JMC 2100 and JMC 2104 Media Writing Lab and Lecture and is not to be included in the Area of Concentration. Most courses in the School of Communication require a 2.25 or higher grade point average.
- Recommended coursework:
- JMC 2320 Television Production I
JMC 3110 Photography
JMC 3230 Principles of Public Relations
- JMC 3620 Principles of Creative Advertising
JMC 4920 Media Literacy
JMC 4350 Mass Communication Research
CMST 4190 Computer Mediated Communication (if using CMST as an allied field)
No course from a two-year institution which is also offered as an upper division course at UNO can be used in the area of concentration.
Students interested in graduate studies should contact the graduate chair in the School of Communication to make sure necessary classes are taken to enter graduate programs.
For career information, check out the Academic and Career Development Center.
Advising appointments may be made in person, over the phone at 402.554.2370 or online using MavTRACK. DCS does not accept walk-in or same-day advising appointments.
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