Five Towns College 2019-2020 Catalog 
  
    Nov 28, 2020  
Five Towns College 2019-2020 Catalog

Mass Communication, Live Entertainment and Media Production, B.S.


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Mass Communication Program
Live Entertainment and Media Production Concentration
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree
HEGIS Code: 0601.00
Inventory of Registered Program Code: 27401

This concentration prepares students with the practical skills needed to take any performance to the next level. From live sound and lighting to corporate presentations, students build foundations in a wide array of audio and visual applications, and enter the industry with a deep understanding of what moves an audience. Students are trained to be audiovisual engineers and designers who are proficient in the creation, operation and planning of modern-day musical, theatrical, event and corporate productions. Graduates of the Live Entertainment and Media Production Concentration are prepared for careers such as Event Producers, Tour Manager, Live Production Manager, Stage Manager, Live Sound Engineer, Audio Visual Technician, and Lighting Technician.

Live Entertainment and Media Production Concentration

PRD 243 - Audio and Visual Technologies; Credits: 3  
PRD 257 - Live Event Management/Producing; Credits: 3  
 PRD ___ Live Ent/Media Prod. 300-400 Level (1); Credits: 3     
 PRD ___ Live Ent/Media Prod. 300-400 Level (2); Credits: 3  
PRD ___ Live Ent/Media Prod. 300-400 Level (3); Credits: 3  
PRD ___ Live Ent/Media Prod. 300-400 Level (4); Credits: 3  
THR 111 Introduction to Stagecraft Credits: 3 
VID 132 Remote Television Workshop; Credits: 3  
Total Concentration Credits: 24

Recommended Sequence of Courses

Course Code
Course Name
Credits
 
Semester 1
 
ENG 101   English Composition 1    3  
MAC 101   Mass Communication    3  
MAC 121   Fundamental Communication Lab 1    3  
THR 111   Introduction to Stagecraft    3  
VID 131   Television Workshop    3  
  Total 15
 
Semester 2
 
BUS 275   Social Media Concepts and Practice    3  
ENG 102   English Composition 2    3  
MAC 122   Fundamental Communication Lab 2    3  
MAC 150   Introduction to Live Sound    3  
VID 132   Remote Television Workshop    3  
  Total 15
 
Semester 3
 
ENG 202   Broadcast Newswriting and Reporting    3  
LAS ___  Liberal Arts and Science Elective (1)   3 
MAC 202   History and Application of Media Law    3  
MAC 221   Intermediate Communication Lab 3    3  
MAC 290   Digital Media Art    3  
  Total 15
 
Semester 4
 
ENG ___   Writing Elective    3  
HIS 201   Contemporary Issues    3  
MAC 222   Intermediate Communication Lab 4    3  
MAC 280  Digital Portfolio   3 
PRD 243   Audio and Visual Technologies    3  
  Total 15
 
Semester 5
 
MAC 211   Broadcast Journalism    3  
MAC 301  New and Emerging Media   3 
MAC 321  Advanced Communication Lab 5   3 
PRD 257   Live Event Management/Producing    3  
PRD ___      Live Ent/Media Prod. 300-400 Level (1)    3   
     
  Total 15
 
Semester 6
 
ENG ___   Writing Elective     3   
LAS ___  Liberal Arts and Science Elective (2)   3 
MAC 322   Advanced Communication Lab 6    3  
MAC 299  Radio Broadcasting and Operations   3  
PRD ___  Live Ent/Media Prod. 300-400 Level (2)    3  
  Total 15
 
Semester 7
 
MAC 302  Media Ethics and Criticism   3 
PRD ___  Live Ent/Media Prod. 300-400 Level (3)   3 
SOC 351   Social Problems   (Diversity Competency) 3   
SOC 361  Mass Media and Society   3 
SPE ___   Oral Communication Competency Elective    3  
  Total 15
 
Semester 8
 
LAS ___   Liberal Arts and Science Elective (3)    3  
MAT ___  Quantitative Competency Elective   3 
PRD ___  Live Ent/Media Prod. 300-400 Level (4)    3  
PSY 101  General Psychology   3 
SCI ___   Scientific Competency Elective    3  
     
  Total 15
 
Total Program
120

 

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