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2018-2019 General Catalog 
    
2018-2019 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mass Communication, B.A.M.C.


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Areas of Concentration


Students majoring in mass communication must complete at least 39 hours in mass communication courses, including 21 hours of core courses–MC 2000 , MC 2010 , MC 2015 , MC 2035 , MC 3080 , and MC 4090 –and all of the requirements under one of the areas of concentration listed below: digital advertising, journalism, political communication, or public relations.

* Students choosing French, German, or Spanish as their foreign language will take four to eight hours, depending on placement.

**MC 2000  is a required course and is counted as a general education social science course.

Digital Advertising


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 ; 2.5 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in MC 2000 ; 2.8 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 3: “B” or better in MC 2010 ; “C” or better in MC 2035 ; 3.0 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in ENGL 2000  and MC 2015 ; Admission to the School.

Semester 1


Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 2


Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 3


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 4


Total Semester Hours: 16

Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 8


Total Semester Hours: 12

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - If two course sequence is taken in the physical sciences, the additional three hour course must be taken from the life sciences, and vice versa.

2 - ECONOMICS option: ECON 2000  and ECON 2010  (six hours) may be taken instead of ECON 2030  (three hours).

Journalism


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 ; 2.5 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in MC 2000 ; 2.8 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 3: “B” or better in MC 2010 ; “C” or better in MC 2035 ; 3.0 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in ENGL 2000  and MC 2015 ; Admission to the School.

Semester 1


Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 2


Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 3


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 4


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 5


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 8


Total Semester Hours: 13

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - If two course sequence is taken in the physical sciences, the additional three hour course must be from the life sciences, and vice versa.

2 - ECONOMICS option: ECON 2000  and ECON 2010 (6 hours) may be taken instead of ECON 2030  (3 hours).

3 - In order to take MC 4500  (Adv Journalism) in Sem. 8, you MUST TAKE MC 3005  and MC 3103 /MC 3104  as prerequisites.
 

Political Communication


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 ; 2.5 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in MC 2000 ; 2.8 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 3: “B” or better in MC 2010 ; “C” or better in MC 2035 ; 3.0 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in ENGL 2000  and MC 2015 ; Admission to the School.

Semester 1


Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 2


Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 3


Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 16

Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 7


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 8


Total Semester Hours: 12

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


To ensure your ability to graduate in 8 semesters, you are encouraged to see a Manship School counselor each semester to review your schedule.

1 - If two course sequence is taken in the physical science, the additional three hour course must be from the life sciences, and vice versa.

2 - ECONOMICS option: ECON 2000  and ECON 2010  (6 hours) may be taken instead of ECON 2030  (3 hours).
 

Public Relations


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 ; 2.5 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in MC 2000 ; 2.8 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 3: “B” or better in MC 2010 ; “C” or better in MC 2035 ; 3.0 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in ENGL 2000  and MC 2015 ; Admission to the School.

Semester 1


Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 2


Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 3


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 4


Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 8


Total Semester Hours: 13

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


To ensure your ability to graduate in 8 semesters, you are encouraged to see a Manship School counselor each semester to review your schedule.

1 - If two course sequence is taken in the physical science, the additional three hour course must be from the life sciences, and vice versa.

2 - ECONOMICS option: ECON 2000  and ECON 2010  (6 hours) may be taken instead of ECON 2030  (3 hours).
 

Pre-Law Digital Advertising 3+3


SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 ; 2.8 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 2: “B” or better in MC 2010 ; 3.0 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in MC 2040 , “C” or better in MC 2035 ; 3.2 Cumulative and LSU GPA; Admission to the School.
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in ENGL 2000 ; 3.4 Cumulative and LSU GPA.

Semester 1


Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 2


Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 3


Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 4


Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 12

Semester 7


  • Approved Electives (15)
Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 8


  • Approved Electives (15)
Total Semester Hours: 15

120 Total Sem Hrs.


1 - If two course natural science sequence is taken in the life sciences, the additional three hour natural science course must be from the physical sciences, and vice versa.

2 - ECONOMICS option: ECON 2000  and ECON 2010  (6 hours) may be taken instead of ECON 2030  (3 hours).

Pre-Law Journalism 3+3


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 ; 2.8 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 2: “B” or better in MC 2010 ; 3.0 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in MC 2005 ; 3.2 Cumulative and LSU GPA; Admission to the School.
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in ENGL 2000  and MC 3103  or MC 3104 ; 3.4 Cumulative and LSU GPA.

Semester 1


Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 2


Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 3


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 4


Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 12

Semester 7


  • Approved Electives (16)
Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 8


  • Approved Electives (15)
Total Semester Hours: 15

120 Total Sem Hrs.


1 - If two course natural science sequence is taken in the life sciences, the additional three hour natural science course must be from the physical sciences, and vice versa.

2 - ECONOMICS option: ECON 2000  and ECON 2010  (6 hours) may be taken instead of ECON 2030  (3 hours).

Pre-Law Political Communication 3+3


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 ; 2.8 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 2: “B” or better in MC 2010 ; 3.0 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in MC 3504 ; 3.2 Cumulative and LSU GPA; Admission to the School.
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in ENGL 2000 , MC 3505 ; 3.4 Cumulative and LSU GPA.

Semester 1


Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 2


Total Semester Hours: 16

Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 4


Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 12

Semester 7


  • Approved Electives (15)
Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 8


  • Approved Electives (15)
Total Semester Hours: 15

120 Total Sem Hrs.


To ensure your ability to graduate in eight semesters, you are encouraged to see a Manship School counselor each semester to review your schedule.

1 - If two course natural science sequence is taken in the life sciences, the additional three hour natural science course must be from the physical sciences, and vice versa.

2 - ECONOMICS option: ECON 2000  and ECON 2010  (6 hours) may be taken instead of ECON 2030  (3 hours).

Pre-Law Public Relations 3+3


SEMESTER 1: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 ; 2.8 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 2: “B” or better in MC 2010 ; 3.0 Cumulative and LSU GPA.
SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in MC 3010 ; 3.2 Cumulative and LSU GPA; Admission to the School.
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in ENGL 2000 MC 3001 ; 3.4 Cumulative and LSU GPA.

Semester 1


Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 2


Total Semester Hours: 16

Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 4


Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 7


  • Approved Electives (14)
Total Semester Hours: 14

Semester 8


  • Approved Electives (14)
Total Semester Hours: 14

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


1 - If two course natural science sequence is taken in the life sciences, the additional three hour natural science course must be from the physical sciences, and vice versa.

2 - ECONOMICS option: ECON 2000  and ECON 2010  (6 hours) may be taken instead of ECON 2030  (3 hours).

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