Curriculum Requirements

JMM 102Understanding Media And Content In The Digital Age3
COM 250Freedom of Expression and Communication Ethics3
JMM 108Writing For The Digital Age3
Advanced Writing and Communication Skills Requirement
Select one of the following:
Public Speaking
Business Communication
Television Performance
Other Required Courses
JMM 301Media Research And Analysis3
JMM 305Legal Issues In Media Management3
JMM 314Media Programming3
JMM 402Strategic Media Management3
JMM 407Media Entrepreneurship3
JMM 435Media Technology3
Please select 12 credits from the following courses with approval of a faculty advisor in JMM.12
Introduction to Electronic Media Production
Applied Statistics for Journalism and Media Management
Web and Media Analytics
Media Sales
Information Graphics and Visualization
Media Economics
Special Topics In Journalism And Media Management II
Special Topics In Journalism And Media Management III
Evolution and Impact of Television Content: The American Sitcom
Media Distribution for Film and Television
Seminar in News Ethics and Problems
Internship In Journalism And Media Management (1 to 3 credits per semester, not to exceed allowed maximum.)
Projects and Directed Research (1 to 3 credits per semester, not to exceed allowed maximum)
Social Media For Journalists
The Business Of Modern Journalism
Special Topics In Journalism And Media Management
Other JMM or SoC courses as approved by a faculty advisor in JMM.
Additional Suggested Courses
Media Management students are encouraged to complete:
Principles of Financial Accounting
Economic Principles and Problems
Fundamentals of Finance for Non-Finance Majors
Marketing Foundations
Additional Requirements 1,2
ENG 105 & ENG 1066
MTH 113 or JMM 2853
Arts and Humanities Cognate9
STEM Cognate9
Minor or Second Major and Electives54
Total Credit Hours120
1

School of Communication students are required to complete a minimum of a minor (inside or outside of the school) in addition to their Communication major to graduate. For an optional 2nd major, please see your advisor. 

2

School of Communication students must complete 6 credits of English Composition unless exempt based on SAT/ACT score or AP/IB exam, 3-6 credits of Mathematics, University Cognates and the Advanced Writing and Communication Skills Proficiency requirement. 

Upper Level Elective Requirement

36 credits at the 300 level or higher are required for graduation. These credits may be earned from your major, minor and/or second major, and electives. 

Suggested Plan of Study

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
FallCredit Hours
JMM 102 Understanding Media And Content In The Digital Age 3
JMM 108 Writing For The Digital Age 3
ENG 105 English Composition I 3
Arts and Humanities Cognate 3
STEM Cognate 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
COM 250 Freedom of Expression and Communication Ethics 3
ENG 106 English Composition II 3
Arts and Humanities Cognate 3
STEM Cognate 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Sophomore Year
Fall
JMM 285 Applied Statistics for Journalism and Media Management (Course also satisfies School's Math requirement) 3
Arts and Humanities Cognate 3
STEM Cognate 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
JMM 305 Legal Issues In Media Management 3
Select one of the following: 3
Public Speaking  
Business Communication  
Television Performance  
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Junior Year
Fall
JMM 301 Media Research And Analysis 3
JMM 435 Media Technology 3
Select 3 credits in JMM from course list with approval of JMM faculty advisor 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
JMM 314 Media Programming 3
Select 3 credits in JMM from course list with approval of JMM faculty advisor 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Senior Year
Fall
JMM 407 Media Entrepreneurship 3
Select 3 credits in JMM from course list with approval of JMM faculty advisor 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
JMM 402 Strategic Media Management 3
Select 3 credits in JMM from course list with approval of JMM faculty advisor 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
Minor, Second Major or Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours120