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Mass Media Arts Core Courses
Students who major in the Department of Mass Media Arts are required to complete the following core courses:

CMMA 200

Writing and Reporting

CMMA 201 

Survey of Media and Society

CMMA 203

Multimedia Writing, Reporting and Storytelling

CMMA 315

Mass Communications Research

CMMA 422

Philosophy and Ethics of Mass Communications

CMMA 425

Communication Law

CMMA 490

Media Seminar

Typical First-Year Courses for all Mass Media Arts Program
First Semester: 17 hours

CENG 105

English Composition I (3) 

CBIO 101

Biological Science (3) 

CGED 100

First-Year Seminar I (1)

CMAT 103

Algebra I (3) 

CSTA 101

Fundamentals of Speech (3)

CSOC 105

Culture and Society (3)

CPED 101

Physical Education (1)

Second Semester: 16 hours

CENG 106

English Composition II (3)

CPHY 102

Physical Science (3) Physical Science Lab (0)

CGED 101

First-Year Seminar II (1)

CCIS  101

Information Technology and Computer Application (3)

CMAT 104

Algebra II (3)

CHIS 201

The US, Africa and the World I (3)


JOURNALISM CONCENTRATION (123 Credit Hours)

SOPHOMORE YEAR
First Semester: 15 hours

CMMA 200

Basic News Writing and Reporting (3)

CMMA 201  

Survey of Media and Society (3)

CENG 311

Advanced Grammar and Composition (3)

CHIS 202

U.S., Africa and the World II (3)

Foreign Language Requirement I (3)

Foreign Language Lab (0)

CMMA Writing Examination (0)

Second Semester: 15 hours
World Literature I or II (3)

JUNIOR YEAR
First Semester: 15 hours

CMMA 301

News Editing I (3)

CHIS 319

African-American History to 1865 (3)

CPSC 336

Current World Problems (3)

CMMA 422

Philosophy and Ethics of Mass Communications (3)

CMMA

CMMA Elective (3)    

Second Semester: 15 hours

CMMA 302

News Editing II (3)

CMMA 315

Mass Communications Research (3)

CMMA 350

Interpretative Reporting (3)

CHIS 320

African-American History Since 1865 (3)
Religion/Philosophy Requirement (3)


SENIOR YEAR
First Semester: 15 hours

CMMA 425

Communication Law (3)

CMMA 489

Internship (3)

CMMA

CMMA Elective (3)

CPSC 420

Politics of Africa (3)

CECO 250

Principles of Economics (3)