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2014-15 Northeastern State University Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Media Studies Major/Minor B.A. - Major Code 4453 (4450/4452/4454)


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General Education Requirements


A minimum of 49 hours of academic work in general education is required during the freshman and sophomore years.  For students transferring with the Associate of Arts degree or Associate of Science degree from a public institution in Oklahoma, all general education requirements will be satisfied with respect to degree requirements.  However, some majors may require other specific general education courses as program prerequisites or program requirements.  Students should consult advisors and the program’s plan of study for further information.  Students are required to complete general education requirements by the time they have completed 90 semester hours of college work.  See General Education Requirements for Bachelor's Degrees  for more information.

Minimum Total 54 hours


Note


Media Studies majors may minor in Communication Studies. However, courses taken as part of the major will not count toward the minor.

Course Sequences


Course Sequence

Advertising

First Year – Freshman

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

UNIV 1002  University Strategies

MS 1103- Intro to Media Studies

12 hours General Education

MS 2103-Basic Writing for the Media

 

9 hours General Education

Total Hours  14

Total Hours  15


Second Year – Sophomore

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

MS 2403- Intro to Web Design

MS 3013- Digital Photography

MS 2453- Media Literacy

MS 3113- Newspaper Production

10 hours General Education

UNIV 2091 General Education Capstone

 

9 hours General Education

Total Hours  16

Total Hours  16


Third Year – Junior

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

MS 3233-Publication/Editing

MS 4233-Basic Advertising

MS 4333-Mass Comm Law

Comm 3403-Persuasion

Art 1173-Computer App in Art

Comm 3453-Conflict Management

6 hours General Education

9 hours General Electives

Total Hours  15

Total Hours  18


Fourth Year – Senior

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

MS 4073- Broadcast Ad and Production

MS 4553- Media Campaign and Events

MS 4093-Copywriting/Layout

MS 4983- Media Internship

9 hours General Electives

MS 4063-Advanced Advertising

 

6 hours General Electives

Total Hours  15

Total Hours  15

Total Hours in Course Sequence   _124______

 * Offered Fall and Spring 
 ** Offered Fall only 
 *** Offered Spring only

 

Course Sequence

Public Relations

First Year – Freshman

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

UNIV 1002  University Strategies

MS 1103- Intro to Media Studies

12 hours General Education

MS 2103-Basic Writing for the Media

 

9 hours General Education

Total Hours  14

Total Hours  15


Second Year – Sophomore

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

MS 2403- Intro to Web Design

MS 3013- Digital Photography

MS 2453- Media Literacy

MS 3113- Newspaper Production

10 hours General Education

UNIV 2091 General Education Capstone

 

9 hours General Education

Total Hours  16

Total Hours  16


Third Year – Junior

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

MS 3233-Publication/Editing

MS 4653- PR and the Media

MS 4333-Media Law

COMM 2213- Public Speaking

Art 1173-Media Software

MS 3513- Media Management and Planning

MS 3133- Basic Public Relations

6 hours General Electives

6 hours General Education

 

Total Hours  18

Total Hours  15


Fourth Year – Senior

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

MS 4453- Public Relations Writing

MS 4553- Media Campaign and Events

MS 4533- Crisis Communication

MS 4983- Media Internship

9 hours General Electives

9 hours General Electives

Total Hours  15

Total Hours  15

Total Hours in Course Sequence   _124______

 * Offered Fall and Spring. 
** Offered Fall only. 
 *** Offered Spring only.

Course Sequence

Journalism/Broadcasting

First Year – Freshman

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

UNIV 1002 University Strategies

MS 1103- Intro to Media Studies

12 hours General Education

MS 2103-Basic Writing for the Media

 

9 hours General Education

Total Hours  14

Total Hours  15


Second Year – Sophomore

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

MS 2403- Intro to Web Design

MS 3013- Digital Photography

MS 2453- Media Literacy

MS 3113- Newspaper Production

10 hours General Education

UNIV2091  General Education Capstone

 

9 hours General Education

Total Hours  16

Total Hours  16


Third Year – Junior

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

MS 3233-Publication/Editing

COMM 3803- Interviewing Techniques & Con.

MS 4333-Mass Communication Law

MS 3333- Multimedia Writing

Art 1173-Computer App in Art

MS 3513- Media Management and Planning

MS 4233- Broadcast Production

MS 4533- Crisis Communication*

6 hours  General Education

3 hours General Electives

Total Hours  18

Total Hours  15


Fourth Year – Senior

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

MS 3523- Announcing

MS 4553- Media Campaign and Events

MS 4653- PR and the Media*

MS 4983- Media Internship

THTR 3263- Acting Fundamentals

9 hours General Electives

6 hours General Electives

 

Total Hours  15

Total Hours  15

Total Hours in Course Sequence   _124______

 * Students have to take either MS 4653 OR MS 4533.  They can take both and count one as a free elective.

Policies of the College of Liberal Arts


ENGLISH PROFICIENCY: English proficiency is a graduation requirement. Components I and II of English proficiency should be met with grades of “C” or better prior to the completion of 60 credit hours.
UPPER DIVISION CREDIT: Total hours must include at least 40 hours of credit in courses number 3000 and above.
LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES: At least 80 semester credit hours are required in the Liberal Arts and Sciences for BA/BAED/BFA/BME degrees and 55 semester credit hours of Liberal Arts and Sciences for BS/BSED degrees and 40 semester credit hours of Liberal Arts and Sciences for specialty degrees (BGS, BSW).   Liberal Arts and Science courses are designated by a “#” after the course title.

 

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