Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
2007 Catalog
Bloomsburg University Academic Programs
Academic Catalog

Mass Communications (BA) (Telecommunications)

The following course sequence sheet is for illustrative purposes only and should not be construed as formal academic advisement. Course selections and sequence may vary depending on course availability and counsel from your academic adviser. You should consult an academic adviser before developing an actual academic plan.

More information: download a curriculum worksheet to assist in your planning; see degree requirements.

Cr.First SemesterCr.Second Semester
327.110 Mass Communications & Pop Arts327.271 Video Production I
3Free Elective3General Ed. Values, Ethics, Decision-Making
320.101 Composition I3General Education Communications
 or General Education Communications or 20.101 Composition I
3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)
3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math)3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math)
109.100 Optional University Seminar  
16Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits
Cr.Third SemesterCr.Fourth Semester
327.230 Newswriting327.367 Video Production II
327.336 Video Editing3General Ed. Quantitative/Analytical Reasoning
3General Education Group A (Humanities)3General Education Group A (Humanities)
3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)
3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math)3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math)
1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills  
16Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits
Cr.Fifth SemesterCr.Sixth Semester
327.310 Media Law & Ethics327.315 Soc Foundations of the Mass Media
327.371 Broadcast Journalism or 27.398 Research Methods in Mass Comm
3Free Elective327.485 RTF Authorship Theory & Practice
3Free Elective3Free Elective
3Free Elective3Free Elective
1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills3Free Elective
16Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits
Cr.Seventh SemesterCr.Eighth Semester
327.480 Telecommunications Workshop327.497 Internship in Mass Communications
 or 27.375 Broadcast Programming & Management3Free Elective
127.499 Senior Seminar3Free Elective
3Free Elective3Free Elective
3Free Elective2Free Elective
3Free Elective  
13Total Semester Credits14Total Semester Credits
 TOTAL CREDITS:120 

IMPORTANT NOTES:

The sequence of General Education courses is an example only; they may be taken in any order.

Consult advisor for current schedule of department electives.

Two of the courses selected for the Major, General Education OR Free Elective must also qualify as

Diversity courses. See list of Diversity Courses and consult advisor.