Communication: Media Management, B.S. Sample Degree Map

The Communication: Media Management, B.S. degree teaches the skills and theories necessary for non-production careers in media. The program prepares students interested in management for work in traditional and emerging media industries or with related consulting or vendor firms. Students learn the historical and theoretical background as well as the skills required to perform the daily tasks that encompass the job responsibilities for a career in broadcast and media management. Topics covered by the program include media sales, programming, promotion, new technologies, research and survey methods, and organizational communication. 

The State University of New York at Fredonia is committed to doing our part to provide each student a clear path to graduation. This four-year degree plan is a sample map for fulfilling requirements in the major, the Fredonia Foundations (FF), and other supporting courses. The pathway that you take to your degree may differ somewhat from this illustration, depending on where you start and the detours and side trips you may take along the way. If you are committed to completing your degree in four years, we encourage you to consider signing up for the Fredonia in 4 program. For complete information about this degree program, please consult the university catalog at www.fredonia.edu/catalog

Sample Degree Plan

First Year

Fall Semester

Course Credits
COMM 199 Communication Orientation 1
COMM 101 Fundamentals of Communication 3
COMM 105 Public Speaking 3
FF Course 3
FF Course 3
FF Course 3
TOTAL 16

Spring Semester

Course Credits
Media Management Core Course 3
ECON 210 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
FF Course 3
FF Course 3
FF Course 3
 
TOTAL 15

Second Year

Fall Semester

Course Credits
Media Management Core Course 3
Media Management Core Course 3
CSIT 151 Introduction to Information Systems 3
FF Course 3
FF Course 3
TOTAL 15

Spring Semester

Course Credits
Media Management Core Course 3
Media Management Core Course 3
Major COMM Elective 3
ACCT 201 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
Minor/General Elective Course 3
TOTAL 15

Third Year

Fall Semester

Course Credits
Media Management Core Course 3
Major COMM Elective 3
FF Course 3
Minor/General Elective Course 3
Minor/General Elective Course 3
TOTAL 15

Spring Semester

Course Credits
Major COMM Upper-Level Elective 3
Media Management Core Course 3
Minor/General Elective Course 3
Minor/General Elective Course 3
Minor/General Elective Course 3
TOTAL 15

Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Course Credits
Minor/General Elective 3
Minor/General Elective 3
Minor/General Elective Course 3
Minor/General Elective Course 3
Minor/General Elective Course 3
TOTAL 15

Spring Semester

Course Credits
Major COMM Upper-Level Elective 3
Minor/General Elective Course 3
Minor/General Elective Course 3
Minor/General Elective Course 3
Minor/General Elective Course 2
TOTAL 14

GRAND TOTAL: 120

This Sample Degree Map is based on the requirements published in the University Catalog.

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