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Emphasis Areas

CSU-Pueblo StudentsRequirements

Students desiring a Mass Communications major are required to complete the 18 credit hour "core", 9 credit hours of applied electives, plus one of the three emphasis areas:

Students desiring a minor in Mass Communications must complete 21 credit hours approved by their minor area advisor and MUST include MCCNM 101 and 201 and six hours of upper division course work. The minor may not include more than 3 credits of laboratory work. 

Students with a minimum MCCNM GPA of 3.0 are encouraged to complete an Internship or "Field Experience" (MCCNM 494) in their junior or senior year.

Core Courses

MCCNM 101

Media and Society 

3

MCCNM 201

Introduction to Journalism

3

MCCNM 210

Introduction to Integrated Communication

3

MCCNM 220

Introduction to Electronic Media

3

MCCNM 411

Media Law Ethics

3

MCCNM 493

Mass Media Seminar

3

Total

 

18 (Credits)

  

 

 

 

 

 

 



Applied Electives

MCCNM 211
Digital Publishing
3
MCCNM 232
Website Design 3
MCCNM 233
Scriptwriting
3
MCCNM 238 Multimedia Applications
3
MCCNM 245
Digital Media Production
3
MCCNM 246 Advanced Digital Media Production
​3
MCCNM 260
Digital Imaging 4
MCCNM 332
Advanced Web Design ​3
MCCNM 350
Advanced Media Lab (REV 89, Today, KTSC-TV) 2 or 3

MCCNM 494

Field Experience (3.0 GPA in major required)

3, 6 or 9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 






Emphasis Areas

Electronic Media 

The Electronic Media sequence is designed to prepare students to work in radio and TV broadcasting, interactive media design, corporate audio/video and related fields. [more]

 

Integrated Communication

The Integrated Communication emphasis includes the disciplines of advertising and public relations and is designed to prepare students for all aspects of communication and promotion that help accomplish such goals as selling products and services, advocating on behalf of causes, issues, or individuals, and representing organizational reputations to the greater public. [more]


Journalism

The Journalism sequence is designed to prepare students for print and online journalism positions as reporters or copy editors. [more]