Mar 30, 2020
This program requires a minor.
1. University Core Curriculum Requirements
C. Life and Physical Sciences
D. Language, Philosophy and Culture
G. Government/Political Science
H. Social and Behavioral Sciences
2. Foundation of Knowledge
Complete foreign language proficiency through the SFA 232 level or sign language through the SFA 479 level.
Nine hours from:
If foreign language is not selected in I. Component Area Option of University Core Curriculum, then 12 hours may be required from this area.
3. Mass Communication Major
Advanced Mass Communication
Fifteen credit hours of advanced level (300-400) MCM electives as advised.
An academic minor of at least 18 semester hours, but not more than 24 semester hours, with at least nine advanced hours and at least six advanced at SFA.
5. General Electives
Twelve credit hours of general electives as advised.
6. Minimum total hours: 120
All students completing a degree program in the College of Liberal and Applied Arts must meet the standards for writing in the discipline set by their major. Students should see their departmental advisor for those standards.
Double-dipping is using the same course to fulfill two different requirements in a degree plan. Normally, students may not double-dip more than six to seven hours across their degree plan. Anything beyond that must be approved by the dean.
- A grade of at least C in each freshman English course (ENG 131 , ENG 132 )
- A C average in work completed in the major field
- A C average in work completed in the minor field
The required averages are based on those SFA courses taken in each category that are included in the student’s official degree plan (CAPP). Transfer and advanced placement coursework are not included in GPA calculations.
Texas Success Initiative Program
All students must satisfy provisions of the Texas Success Initiative program. See TSI information elsewhere in this bulletin.