Course Descriptions - MCM

Mass Communications (MCM)

MCM 100 Introduction to Mass Communications
3 semester hours
Prerequisite: None Code B
This course provides the student with general study of mass communication and journalism. This course includes theory, development, regulation, operation, and effects upon society. (F)

MCM 102 Writing for the Media
3 semester hours
Prerequisite: None Code B
Introduction to the technique, form, style, and content of writing for the mass media, with attention to the various formats used in journalism, telecommunications, advertising, public relations and Internet communications. (Sp)

MCM 120 Introduction to Journalism
3 semester hours
Prerequisite: None Code C
A first writing course in journalism, this course features journalistic style, copy reading, story types, headlines, typography, and page make-up. (on demand)

MCM 130 News Reporting
3 semester hours
Prerequisite: None Code C
This course includes instruction and practice in news gathering and news-writing techniques, including methodology, observation, interview, and use of sources. (on demand)

MCM 200 News Photography
3 semester hours
Prerequisite: Permission of department head
Code C
This course includes practice in camera techniques, film developing, and print making for newspapers and publications. (on demand)