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The Media School

Specialization in Politics and Media (Bachelor of Arts in Media)

Students on Summer 2018, Fall 2018, or Spring 2019 requirements MDAS29

Requirements

The specialization requires at least 9 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.
  1. Politics and Media. Three (3) courses:
    • MSCH-F 445 Media, Culture, and Politics
    • MSCH-H 410 Media as Social Institutions for Ernie Pyle Scholars
    • MSCH-H 451 Honors Seminar in Media (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • MSCH-J 410 The Media as Ethical and Social Institutions
    • MSCH-J 423 Public Opinion
    • MSCH-J 470 Broadcast Media Analysis
    • MSCH-L 322 Telecommunications Policymaking
    • MSCH-S 312 Politics and the Media
    • MSCH-S 414 Public Communication Campaigns
    • MSCH-S 451 Topical Seminar in Media Psychology (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • MSCH-V 334 Current Topics in Media (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • MSCH-X 478 Field Experience in Media (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • PSY-P 449 Social Psychology of Public Opinion
  2. GPA and Hours Requirements.
    1. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the specialization.
    2. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the specialization—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.
    3. Exceptions to specialization requirements may be made with the approval of the department's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.