2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 02, 2021  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Communication Studies: Concentration in Media Production [MEPD]


The communication studies  concentration in media production (BA_COM_MEPD) is a professionally oriented degree program designed to provide students with the creative and critical thinking skills needed in expanding sectors of contemporary media industries. The program seeks to balance a strong emphasis on skills acquisition and media aesthetics with deep understanding of the social and cultural contexts in which they are created.

Career Potential

  • Video and film production
  • Audio production
  • Broadcast media
  • Media post-production
  • Interactive media authoring
  • Special effects production
  • 3D animation and design
  • Internet site development

Participation in Media: 1 credit hour


Participate in one of the student media clubs.

Elective Courses in Media Production: 15 credit hours


Select five courses in the area of media production.

Elective Sequence in a Related Content Area: 9-11 credit hours


Choose a sequence of courses in computer applications or math and science.

Internship: 3 credit hours


Complete at least three credit hours of internship in media production.

Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 120


Example of the B.A. in Communication Studies with a concentration in Media Production over four years


Total credit hours for semester: 16


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Second Year Fall


Total credit hours for semester: 16


Second Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester: 16


Third Year Fall


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Third Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Fourth Year Fall


Total credit hours for semester: 15


Fourth Year Spring


Total credit hours for semester: 12