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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Media and Communication Studies, B.A.

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Required Applied Experience (3 credits):

Six Electives (18 credits)

(At least 9 of the 18 credits must be at the 300 or 400 level)

B.A. students must choose two courses from each area:

  • Critical Media Studies
    Coursework on the cultural history of specific media, critical media analysis, industry analysis, audience studies and special topics in media genres.
  • Intercultural Communication
    Coursework on intercultural communication; race, gender, ethnicity, social class and media; comparative studies and media; U.S. media in global perspective.
  • New Media and Applied Communication
    Coursework in video, audio and digital production; Web content design; technical writing; journalism and oral communication

Additional Information:

Depth of Field Required

Must take an additional UMBC minor or certificate. Students with a second major are exempt from this requirement.

Counting Credits

A total of nine credits towards the completion of the major may be “double counted” towards the completion of an additional major, minor or certificate.

Total: 37 credits

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