Five Towns College 2021-2022 Catalog 
    
    May 23, 2022  
Five Towns College 2021-2022 Catalog

Mass Communication, Journalism Concentration, B.S.


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Mass Communication Program
Journalism Concentration
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree
HEGIS Code: 0601.00
Inventory of Registered Program Code: 27401

Concentration Overview

The Journalism Concentration is designed to build upon the major proficiencies acquired by students pursuing a career related to Journalism. The Journalism concentration adds specialized proficiencies that focus on journalism as a career, cultural influence, and form of individual and collective expression. Graduates of the Journalism Concentration are prepared for careers such as Radio/TV News Multimedia Journalist, Radio/TV News Producer, Website/Social Media Content Producer, Writer/Content Producer, Print or Online Reporter.

Journalism Concentration
JRN 210 - Feature and Magazine Writing; (3cr)  
JRN 301 - Copywriting for Advertising/Public Relations; (3cr)  
JRN 404 - Editorial and Review Writing; (3cr)  
JRN 407 - Contemporary Issues in Journalism; (3cr)  
Journalism Concentration Elective 300-400 Level; (12cr)      
Total Concentration Credits: 24

 

Course Name
  Course Name
Semester 1
  Semester 2
ENG 101 - English Composition 1; (3cr)     BUS 275 - Social Media Concepts and Practice; (3cr)  
MAC 101 - Mass Communication; (3cr)     ENG 102 - English Composition 2; (3cr)  
MAC 121 - Fundamental Communication Lab 1; (3cr)     Liberal Arts and Science Elective; (3cr)  
Oral Communication Competency Elective; (3cr)     MAC 122 - Fundamental Communication Lab 2; (3cr)  
VID 131 - Introductory Production: Television Workshop; (3cr)     MAC 150 - Introduction to Live Sound; (3cr)  
Total 15   Total 15
Semester 3
  Semester 4
ENG 202 - Broadcast Newswriting and Reporting; (3cr)     Writing Elective; (3cr)  
JRN 301 - Copywriting for Advertising/Public Relations; (3cr)     MAC 222 - Intermediate Communication Lab 4; (3cr)  
MAC 202 - History and Application of Media Law; (3cr)     MAC 290 - Digital Media Art: Video and Motion; (3cr)  
MAC 221 - Intermediate Communication Lab 3; (3cr)     MAC 299 - Radio Broadcasting and Operations; (3cr)  
MAC 280 - Digital Media Art: Design; (3cr)     Diversity Competency Elective; (3cr)   
Total 15   Total 15
Semester 5
  Semester 6
JRN 210 - Feature and Magazine Writing; (3cr)     ENG 302 - Photojournalism; (3cr)  
Journalism Concentration Elective 300-400 Level; (3cr)     Journalism Concentration Elective 300-400 Level; (3cr)  
MAC 211 - Broadcast Journalism; (3cr)     Liberal Arts and Science Elective; (3cr)  
MAC 301 - New and Emerging Media; (3cr)     MAC 322 - Advanced Communication Lab 6; (3cr)  
MAC 321 - Advanced Communication Lab 5; (3cr)     PSY 101 - General Psychology; (3cr)  
Total 15   Total 15
Semester 7
  Semester 8
JRN 404 - Editorial and Review Writing; (3cr)     Journalism Concentration Elective 300-400 Level; (3cr)  
JRN 407 - Contemporary Issues in Journalism; (3cr)     Liberal Arts and Science Elective; (3cr)  
Journalism Concentration Elective 300-400 Level; (3cr)     Quantitative Competency Elective; (3cr)  
MAC 302 - Media Ethics and Criticism; (3cr)     Scientific Competency Elective; (3cr)  
MAC 361 - Mass Media and Society; (3cr)      SOC 351 - Social Problems; (3cr)  
     
Total 15   Total 15

 

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