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(Archive) Telecommunications (TELCM)

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Begin Date: Summer Session 1999
End Date: Spring Semester 2001

Telecommunications (TELCM) - (ARCHIVE)

The primary goal of this major is to prepare students for administrative careers in the electronic media. Its professional emphasis is on management and public policy in telecommunications. The major also provides course work for students interested in television production, from the perspective of production management and administration. The major also serves students seeking greater understanding of the social role and social control of the broadcasting and cable industries.

The major is especially designed for students considering careers in local cable systems operation, local radio and television station administration, television network and cable MSO operations, corporate video, local and federal public policy positions, and emerging media industries.

For the B.A. degree in Telecommunications, a minimum of 127 credits is required.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in ELECTIVES)

INTERCULTURAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETENCE:
(Included in ELECTIVES, GENERAL EDUCATION course selection, or REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: 22 credits

COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATIONS BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: 24 credits
(See description of Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements in front of Bulletin.)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 36 credits[1]

PRESCRIBED COURSES (12 credits)
COMM 180(3), 283W(3) (Sem: 3-4)
COMM 387(3), 483(3) (Sem: 5-6)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (24 credits)
COMM 411(3) or 413W(3) (Sem: 5-6)
Select 15 credits from COMM 383(3), 408(3), 410(3), 481(3), 484(3), 485(3), 486(3), 487(3), 488(3), 495(1-3), or 497(1-9) (Sem: 5-8)
Select 6 credits from COMM 205 DF(3), 403(3), 404(3), 405(3), 407(3), 409(3), 411(3), 413W(3), 417(3), 419(3), 480(3), 496(1-18), or 499(1-12) (Sem: 5-8)

Last Revised by the Department: Summer Session 1999

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