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Specialization in Media Psychology (Bachelor of Arts in Media)

Students on Summer 2019, Fall 2019, or Spring 2020 requirements MDAS22

Requirements

The specialization requires at least 9 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.
  1. Media Psychology. Three (3) courses:
    • MSCH-J 360 Journalism Specialties (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • MSCH-J 470 Broadcast Media Analysis
    • MSCH-S 315 Media Processes and Effects
    • MSCH-S 317 Children and Media
    • MSCH-S 410 Sex in the Media
    • MSCH-S 445 Sports and Television
    • MSCH-S 451 Topical Seminar in Media Psychology (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • MSCH-S 471 Applying Theory to Media Design
    • MSCH-V 334 Current Topics in Media (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
  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.