Undergraduate Degree -

Program:
Program Code:
1460 Media and Communication Tech
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Bachelor of Science
Start Term:
FS08
End Term:
FS11
College:
College of Communication Arts and Sciences
Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:
Department:
Department of Media and Information
Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:


Degree Requirements from Degree Navigator.

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Media and Communication Technology, BS (1460)

Required Credits: 120    Program Version: FS16

Requirement 1: University Tier I Writing
University Tier I Writing: 1 course from WRA101, WRA195H, LB133, MC111, MC112, RCAH111

Requirement 2: University Mathematics
University Mathematics: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
MTH2: 1 course
At least 1 course from LB118, MTH110, MTH116, MTHRQMT, MTHWAIV1, MTHWAIV2, Mathematics Pre-Matriculation, Mathematics Post-Matriculation
MTH1: 2 courses
At least 1 course from MTH103, MTH103WAIV
At least 1 course from MTH112, MTH114, MTH124, MTH132, MTH152H, MTH201, STT200, STT201

Requirement 3: University IAH201 - IAH210
University IAH201 - IAH210: 4 credits from IAH201, IAH202, IAH203, IAH204, IAH205, IAH206, IAH207, IAH208, IAH209, IAH210, RCAH201, ANY IAH BELOW 211

Requirement 4: University IAH211 or higher
University IAH211 or higher: 4 credits from IAH211A, IAH211B, IAH211C, IAH211D, IAH221A, IAH221B, IAH221C, IAH231A, IAH231B, IAH231C, IAH241A, IAH241B, IAH241C, IAH241D, IAH241E, IAH241F, IAH241G, RCAH202, TRANSFER IAH, ANY IAH211 OR HIGHER, approved LB courses

Requirement 5: University ISS200 Series
University ISS200 Series: 4 credits from ISS210, ISS215, ISS220, ISS225, ISS230, ISS235, MC201, TRANSFER ISS 200 LEVEL, ANY ISS 200 LEVEL

Requirement 6: University ISS300 Series
University ISS300 Series: 4 credits from ISS305, ISS308, ISS310, ISS315, ISS318, ISS320, ISS325, ISS327, ISS328, ISS330A, ISS330B, ISS330C, ISS335, ISS336, MC202, ANY ISS 300 LEVEL, approved LB courses

Requirement 7: University ISB
University ISB: 3 credits from ISB200, ISB201, ISB202, ISB204, TRANSFER ISB, ISB ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISB COURSE

Requirement 8: University ISP
University ISP: 3 credits from ISP203A, ISP203B, ISP205, ISP207, ISP209, ISP213H, ISP215, ISP217, ISP220, ISP221, TRANSFER ISP, ISP ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISP COURSE

Requirement 9: University Laboratory Experience
University Laboratory Experience: The required number of credits from 1 of the following sets of courses
Univ Lab: 2 credits
At least 2 credits from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
Alternative: 2 credits
At least 1 credit from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
At least 1 credit from an Alternative Track Lab credit

Requirement 10: University Diversity Distribution
University Diversity Distribution: A total 2 courses
At least 1 course from NationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing national diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
At least 1 course from InternationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing international and multicultural diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
Conditions:
University Diversity Distribution: No more than 1 course from IAH or ISS emphasizing both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity in Requirement(s) 10

Requirement 11: Major - Media and Communication Technology - Core
Major - Media and Communication Technology - Core: 4 courses from TC100, TC110, TC201, TC210

Requirement 12: Major - Media and Communication Technology - Concentration
Major - Media and Communication Technology - Concentration: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
Information and Communication Technology: 5 courses
Concentration - Information and Communication Technologies - Media and Communication Technology - Media Design: At least 1 course from TC331
Concentration - Information and Communication Technologies - Media and Communication Technology - Technology Management: At least 1 course from TC361
Concentration - Information and Communication Technologies - Media and Communication Technology - Elective: At least 2 courses from TC349, TC362, TC365, TC449, TC450, TC458, TC462A, TC462B, TC462C, TC464, TC465
Concentration - Information and Communication Technologies - Media and Communication Technology - Advanced Telecommunication: At least 1 course from TC449, TC450, TC458, TC462A, TC462B, TC462C, TC465
Media Management and Research: 6 courses
Concentration - Media Management and Research - Media and Communication Technology - Economics: At least 1 course from TC300
Concentration - Media Management and Research - Media and Communication Technology - Marketing: At least 1 course from TC356
Concentration - Media Management and Research - Media and Communication Technology - Research: At least 1 course from TC376
Concentration - Polymer Science and Engineering - Chemical Engineering - Elective: At least 2 courses from TC339, TC340, TC375, TC381, TC452, TC458, TC476, TC477
Concentration - Media Management and Research - Media and Communication Technology - Advanced Telecommunication: At least 1 course from TC452, TC458, TC476, TC477

Requirement 13: Major - Media and Communication Technology - TC Credit Total
Major - Media and Communication Technology - TC Credit Total: 30 credits from Additional credits in telecommunication courses as needed to meet the requirement of at least 30 but not more than 52 credits in the major.

Requirement 14: Major - Media and Communication Technology - Computing
Major - Media and Communication Technology - Computing: 1 course from CSE101, CSE131, CSE231, CSEWAIV

Requirement 15: Major - Media and Communication Technology - Microeconomics and Psychology
Major - Media and Communication Technology - Microeconomics and Psychology: 1 course from EC201, PSY101

Requirement 16: Major - Media and Communication Technology - Communication
Major - Media and Communication Technology - Communication: 1 course from ADV205, ADV260, COM100, COM225, COM275, JRN108, RET261

Requirement 17: Major - Media Arts and Technology - Cognate
Major - Media Arts and Technology - Cognate: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
6 courses from Fine Arts cognate courses used to meet the TC Cognate Requirement of six courses from three different departments with three of the six courses being at the 300/400 level.
6 courses from Business cognate courses used to meet the TC Cognate Requirement of six courses from three different departments with three of the six courses being at the 300/400 level.
6 courses from Social Science cognate courses used to meet the TC Cognate Requirement of six courses from three different departments with three of the six courses being at the 300/400 level.
6 courses from Biological and Physical Science cognate courses used to meet the TC Cognate Requirement of six courses from three different departments with three of the six courses being at the 300/400 level.
Conditions:
Major - Media and Communication Technology - Cognate: A cognate outside the department from the list of departmentally approved cognates equaling 18 to 24 credits. The cognate requires a minimum of 6 courses in related disciplines. At least 3 of the courses need to be at the 300-400 level . (Applies to Requirement(s) 17)

Requirement 18: College Distribution - Credits Outside of CCAS
College Distribution - Credits Outside of CCAS: 60 credits from courses given outside the College of Communication Arts & Sciences.

Requirement 19: College Distribution Requirement at 300/400 Level
College Distribution Requirement at 300/400 Level: 40 credits from courses numbered at the 300 and 400 levels. See academic advisor.

Requirement 20: Electives
Electives: 0 credits from Electives at Michigan State University and transfer coursework. This number can change based on the credits of the coursework taken to fulfill University, College, and Major requirements. Please contact your academic advisor with any questions.

Requirement 21: University Residency
University Residency: 30 credits from MSU coursework, 27 credits from MSU courses taken after reaching junior standing, 20 credits from courses offered by MSU while admitted to major & 20 of the last 30 credits must be MSU courses. Please see academic advisor.