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2023 - 2025 Voorhees University Catalog 
2023 - 2025 Voorhees University Catalog

Mass Communication, B.A.

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The goals of the Mass Communications major are to:

  1. Aid and assist students to fully comprehend the nature and scope of mass media and its impact on a changing society;
  2. Prepare graduates who are independent professional communicators capable of growing and changing to meet the demands of a global society.
  3. Serve the University and community by providing knowledge and expertise in the area.

Program Student Outcomes:

  1. Students will demonstrate proficiency in Mass Communication knowledge and skills.
  2. Conduct research and evaluate information by methods appropriate to the communications professions.
  3. Communicate appropriately and accurately in forms and styles applicable to the communications professions, diverse audiences, and the purposes they serve.
  4. Apply theories in the use and presentation of images and information.

The Major in Mass Communication Requires:

General Education Requirement Courses: 44 credit hours
Mass Communication Core Requirements: 28 credit hours
Mass Communication Interdisciplinary Elective Courses: 42 credit hours
Mass Communication Free Electives: 6 credit hours
TOTAL: 120


A minimum of 120 hours are needed to graduate

Analysis and Communication (9 Hrs.)

Quantitative Literacy (3 Hrs.)

Information Technology (3 Hrs.)

Mass Communication Core (28 Hrs.)

Free Electives (6 Hrs.)

Choose any courses

Semester-by-Semester Program Plan for Full-Time Students

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

3rd Semester

Total: 17

4th Semester

Total: 17

Junior Year

5th Semester

Total: 15

6th Semester

  • Credits: 3
  • IDE ELECTIVE 7 Credits: 3
  • IDE ELECTIVE 8 Credits: 3
  • IDE ELECTIVE 9 Credits: 3
  • FREE ELECTIVE Credits: 3
Total: 15

Senior Year

7th Semester

Total: 16

8th Semester

  • MCM 432 - Senior Seminar II Credits: 2
  • Credits: 3
  • IDE ELECTIVE 13 Credits: 3
  • IDE ELECTIVE 14 Credits: 3
Total: 14

Total Credit Hours: 120

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