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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Media Production and Leadership Major, B.S.

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The media production degree exposes students to a variety of ways of leading others in implementing technology ethically to better communicate with audiences. Professional media producers need to rely on a large team of technical experts in writing, sound, camera usage, editing and web design to maximize the effectiveness and results of media-related projects. The Media Production and Leadership Major teaches students to participate in this growing field and become effective leaders.

This is a 42-credit hour major. Students will complete a 12-credit hour departmental core, followed by 21-credit hours in media production, 6-credit hours of electives within the major and a 3-credit hour Senior Experience course, JMP 4790.

A grade of “C” or better is required for each course in this program to count toward the Bachelor’s degree. Students should note that programs differ in the minimum grade required.

Department Core

Students complete a 12-credit hour core and a portfolio review  before progressing to more specialized course work. 

Media Production Core

After completing the departmental core, students complete 21 credit hours in Media Production and Leadership courses. 

Students complete either International Technical Communication OR Writing for Interactive Media. 

Media Production Electives

Students complete an additional 6 credit hours in any course offered by the department. 

Senior Experience

Students finish the degree with the approved Senior Experience course. The entire major is 42 credit hours. 

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