Course Requirements for a Bachelor's Degree in Communication: Broadcast/Digital Media

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B.A.
B.S.
Developing a Christian Mind
3
3
  DCM 2301
English
12
9
  ENGL 1301, 1302, 2301, and/or 2302
Fine Arts
3
3
  FINE 1306
Foreign Language
6-14*
0
  *Six hours at the 2000 level if adequate prerequisites are met.
Foundations for Excellence
0-1
0-1
  FOUN 1101 is required of all freshman and transfer students with fewer than 15 credit hours (AP, CLEP, IB, or dual/concurrent credit earned while in high school does not count toward these 15 credit hours)    
History
6
6
  HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, or 2302    
Kinesiology
0-2
0-2
  KNES 1101 and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived.    
Mathematics
3-4
3-4
 

(B.A.) MATH 1301 or 1303 or 1307 or 1405

(B.S.) MATH 1303 or 1307 or 1405

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Natural Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
3-4
15
  One laboratory science (B.A.) or 15 semester hours of laboratory science (B.S.) selected from two or more areas of Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics.    
Religion
6-9
6-9
  RELI 1301, 1302, and three additional semester hours depending on semester hours transferred at time of initial enrollment.    
Social Science
6
6
 
  • POLS 2301 American National Government required for all students.
  • Any 3 lower level hours selected from ECON, PHIL, POLS, PSYC, or SOCI
   
Total General Studies Hours
48-64
51-58

Broadcast/Digital Media Major:

51

51

Complete the following 15 courses for 45 semester hours:
 

COMA 1302 Fundamentals of Speech Communication
COMA 2302 Voice and Articulation
COMA 2304 Introduction to Broadcast/Digital Media

COMA 2305Interpersonal Communication
COMA 2317 Advertising and Visual Communication I
COMA 3304 Writing Across Media

COMA 3307 Film and Electronic Cinematography

COMA 3319   Visual Communication

COMA 3340 Video Production

COMA 4300 Portfolio Research

COMA 4303 Video Editing (S-L)

COMA 4308 Audio Production

COMA 4309 Radio Formats
COMA 4310 Internship in Communication

COMA 4340 Broadcast/Digital Media Practicum

And complete two allied courses for 6 semester hours:
  MRKT 3301 Principles of Marketing
PSYC 4330 Social Psychology
Electives
5-21
11-18
  Sufficient to complete 120-credit-hour minimum for bachelor's degree, including 42 upper-level semester hours. A minor is recommended.
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED 120 120

Minimum GPA Required for Graduation from Dallas Baptist University

DBU requires a minimum institutional cumulative, major, and minor GPA of 2.0. 

(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

Minor in Communication

A minor in Communication will consist of at least 18 hours of coursework in the department, including 9 hours of upper-level courses.  The student must complete COMA 1302.  The general communication theory achieved in this minor will supplement many professional programs in other departments as the student builds competency in general communication.

Other Communication majors:

Communication: Communication Theory

Communication: Graphic Design

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College of Fine Arts Majors:

ART:

BA/BS Art
   
COMMUNICATION:
BA/BS Communication: Broadcast/Digital Media
BA/BS Communication: Communication Theory
BA/BS Communication: Graphic Design
   
MUSIC:
BA/BS Music

BM Church Music

BM Vocal Performance
BM Piano Performance
BM Theory
BME EC-12 Choral Music with Teacher Certification
   
MUSIC BUSINESS:
BA/BS Music Business

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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