DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, MODERN

LANGUAGES AND MASS COMMUNICATION


Bachelor Of Arts Degree In English

Program Of Study

Bachelor Of Arts Degrees In Modern Languages (Spanish)

Program Of Study

Bachelor Of Arts Degree In Mass Communication Print Journalism Concentration

Program Of Study

Bachelor Of Arts In Mass Communication Electronic Media Concentration (Radio&Tv)

Program Of Study




The Department of English and Modern Languages offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in English, Mass Communication, and Spanish. Additionally, it provides courses for the General Education program of the University and offers minors in English, Journalism, and Spanish. Completion of an approved minor requires a minimum of 18 hours in designated 2200, 3300 and 4400 level courses in a discipline. The Department also provides graduate English courses for the Master of Education degree in English Education.


The Bachelor of Arts degree in English is designed primarily for individuals interested in pursuing graduate study in English or one of the many career options available, i.e. journalism, law, government service, public relations and technical or freelance writing. Included in the course of study is major emphasis on both English and American literature, language, and the theory and practice of composition. Students in the program also have access to a variety of paid and non-paid internships, both locally and nationally, which serve to enhance their preparation for employment.


The Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish prepares students for careers in education, business, or government.


The Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication prepares students for productive careers and advanced study in Mass Communication and related fields. The degree offers two concentrations: Print Journalism and Electronic Media (Radio and TV) - which are also designed to acquaint students with state-of-the-art technologies in Mass Communication and expand their career opportunities in a variety of traditional and emerging professions. Additionally, students matriculating in the program will complete required internships through university collaborations and partnerships with media agencies, business and industry.


BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE IN ENGLISH

Area



Credit Hrs

Core Curriculum


(60 hours)

AREA A1

Communication Skills


6

AREA A2

Quantitative Skills


3

AREA B

Institutional Options


5

AREA C

Humanities, Fine Arts and Ethics


6

AREA D

Natural Science, Math & Tech


10-11

AREA E

Social Sciences


12

AREA F

Courses Related to Major

Prerequisite

18

ENGL 2112

World Literature II

ENGL 2111 (3 hrs)

ENGL 2298

Survey of English Literature I

ENGL 2406 (3 hrs)

ENGL 2299

Survey of English Literature II

ENGL 2298 (3 hrs)

ENGL 2406

Literary Forms

ENGL 2111 (3 hrs)

Choice of 6 hours from the following, to be selected in sequence:


FREN  2001

Intermediate French I

FREN 1002 (3 hrs)

FREN  2002

Intermediate French II

FREN  2001 (3 hrs)

GRMN  2001

Intermediate German I

GRMN  1002 (3 hrs)

GRMN  2002

Intermediate German II

GRMN  2001 (3 hrs)

SPAN  2001

Intermediate Spanish I

SPAN 1002  (3 hrs)

SPAN  2002

Intermediate Spanish II

SPAN 2001 (3 hrs)





Above The Core


(5 hours)





Area G - Major Requirements



Required Courses


(29 hours)

ENGL 3311

American Literature I

ENGL 2406

3

ENGL 3312

American Literature II

ENGL 3311

3

ENGL 3613

The Modern Novel

ENGL 2406

3

ENGL 3790

African American Literature I

ENGL 2406

3

ENGL 3791

African American Literature II

ENGL 2406

3

ENGL 4304

History of the English Language

ENGL 2229

3

ENGL 4600

Shakespeare

ENGL 2406

3

ENGL 4908

Literary Criticism

ENGL 2406

3

ENGL 4651

British 19th Century


3

ENGL 4995

Senior Seminar I


1

ENGL 4996

Senior Seminar II


1









Elective Courses


(at least 22 hours)

ENGL 2105

Creative Writing

ENGL 1101,1102

3

ENGL 2204

Advanced Composition

ENGL 1101,1102

3

ENGL 2425

The Short Story

ENGL 2406

3

ENGL 2550

Poetry

ENGL 2406

3

ENGL 3106

Technical Writing

ENGL 2204

3

ENGL 3305

Modern Grammar

ENGL 1101,1102

3

ENGL 3603

Development of the Novel

ENGL 2406

3

ENGL 3707

Chaucer

ENGL 2298

3

ENGL 3708

The American Novel

ENGL 2406

3

ENGL 3799

Special Topics in African American Lit.

ENGL 2406

3

ENGL 3825

Caribbean Literature

ENGL 2406

3

ENGL 3845

African Literature

ENGL 2406

3

ENGL 3998

Undergraduate Research

ENGL 2406

2

ENGL 4611

British Renaissance & Reformation

ENGL 2298,2299

3

ENGL 4631

Restoration & 18th Century

ENGL 2298,2299

3

ENGL 4632

Eighteenth Century Literature

ENGL 2298,2299

3

ENGL 4950

Introduction to Women's Literature


3

ENGL 4955

Modern and Contemporary Drama

ENGL 2406

3

ENGL 4980

Internship

ENGL 2406

3

ENGL 4990

Special Topics

ENGL 2406

3

ENGL 3204

Rhetoric and Advanced Writing

ENGL 2406

3

Free Electives


(at least 9 hours)





Total required for graduation


(125 Hours)




PROGRAM OF STUDY FOR THE BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE IN ENGLISH

125 Semester Hours Minimum

Freshman Year

Fall


Spring









ENGL 1101

English Composition I

3

ENGL 1102

English Comp. II

3

MATH 1101

Math Modeling

3

CSCI 1101

Introduction to Computers

3

BIOL 1111K

Introduction to Biological


BIOL 1112K

Introduction to Biological


Sciences I

4


Sciences II

4

ASU 1201

Foundations of College Success

2

HIST 1002

Introduction to African




Diaspora


2

PEDH Option


1

COMM 1100

Fundamentals of Public Speaking

3

Area C Option


3

PEDH Option

1

Total

(16 hrs)

Total

(16 hs)







Sophomore Year

Fall



Spring


PEDH Option


1

Area E Option

3

POLS 1101

U.S. & Georgia Govt.

3

Area E Option

3

Foreign Language Option

3

Foreign Language Option

3

**ENGL 2111

World Literature I

3

***ENGL 2112

World Literature II

3

***ENGL 2406

Literary Forms

3

***ENGL 2299

English Literature II

3

***ENGL 2298

English Literature I

3

ENGL 2000 Option

3

ENGL 2204

Advanced Composition





Total


(16 hrs)

Total


(18 hrs)







Junior Year

Fall



Spring


Free Elective


3

Free Elective

3

ENGL 3311

American Literature I

3

ENGL 3312

American Literature II

3

ENGL 3790

African American Lit. I

3

ENGL 3791

African American Lit. II

3

ENGL 3613

The Modern Novel

3

ENGL 4908

Literary Criticism

3

English Options

5/6

English Options

6

ENGL 2105

Creative Writing


ENGL 2425

Short Story

ENGL 2550

Poetry


ENGL 3305

Modern Grammar

ENGL 3106

Technical Writing


ENGL 3707

Chaucer


ENGL 3998

Undergraduate Research


ENGL 4631

Restoration & 18th Century

ENGL 4610

Sixteenth Century


ENGL 4955

Modern and Contemporary Drama

3

Total


(17/18 hrs)       

Total


(18 hrs)







Senior Year

Fall


Spring



Area F Option


3

Area E Option

3

ENGL 4995

Senior Seminar I

1

ENGL 4600

Shakespeare

3

ENGL 4304

Hist. of English Lang.

3

ENGL 4996

Senior Seminar II

1

English Options

8/9

English Options

9

ENGL 3603

Development


ENGL 3825

Caribbean Literature

ENGL 4651

British 19th Century


ENGL 3708

American Novel

ENGL 3845

African Literature





ENGL 4641

Romantic Literature


ENGL 3305

Modern Grammar

ENGL 4950

Intro. to Women's Lit.


Total


  (16 hrs)

ENGL 3998

Undergraduate Research





Total


15/16 hours









*Institutional Credit Only





**Area C






***Area F







BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREES IN MODERN LANGUAGES (SPANISH)

Area


Credit Hrs

Core Curriculum

(60 hours)

AREA A1

Communication Skills

6

AREA A2

Quantitative Skills

3

AREA B

Institutional Options

5

AREA C

Humanities, Fine Arts and Ethics

6

AREA D

Natural Science, Math & Tech

10-11

AREA E

Social Sciences

12

AREA F

Courses Related to Major

18

SPAN 1001 or 1002

Elementary Spanish I or II (3 hrs)


SPAN 2001

Intermediate Spanish I (3 hrs)


SPAN 2002

Intermediate Spanish II (3 hrs)


ENGL 2112

World Literature II (3 hrs)


SPAN 2120

Spanish Conversation I (3 hrs)


SPAN 2220

Hispanic Culture (3 hrs)





Above The Core

(5 hours)




Area G - Major requirements

(22 Hours)

SPAN 3001

Survey of Spanish Literature I

3

SPAN 3002

Survey of Spanish Literature II

3

SPAN 3110

Spanish Phonetics

3

SPAN 3120

Spanish Conversation II

3

SPAN 3420

Advanced Grammar and Composition

3

SPAN 4001

Survey of Spanish American Literature I

3

SPAN 4002

Survey of Spanish American Literature II

3

SPAN 4990

Research Topic

1







Major Electives-Literature

(12 hours)

Select any four of the following Courses


SPAN 4550

Cont. Spanish & Spanish American Novel

3

SPAN 4563

Spanish Nineteenth & Twentieth Cent. Narr. Fiction

3

SPAN 4565

Spanish Am. Nineteenth & Twentieth Cent. Narr. Fiction

3

SPAN 4773

Spanish & Spanish American Poetry

3

SPAN 4883

Golden Age

3

SPAN 4885

Nineteenth Century Drama

3




Total Required for Graduation

(122 hours)



PROGRAM OF STUDY FOR THE BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE IN SPANISH

125 Semester Hours

Freshman Year  Fall


Spring




ENGL 1101

English Composition I

3

ENGL 1102

English Composition II

3

SPAN 2001

Intermediate Spanish I

3

SPAN 2002

Intermediate Spanish II

3

MATH 1111

College Algebra

3

ASU 1201

Foundations of College Success

2

COMM 1100

Fund. of Public Speaking

3

AREA C Choice

3

BIOL 1111K

Intro. to Biological Science

4

BIOL 1112K

Intro. to Biological Sciences

4

PEDH Course


1

HIST 1002

Intro. to African Diasp.

2

Total


(17 hrs)


(17 hrs)









Sophomore Year






ENGL 2111

World Literature I

3

ENGL 2112

World Literature II

3


HIST 1111

Survey of World History I

3

HIST 1112

Survey of World History II

3


PSYC 1101

General Psychology

3

SPAN 3001

Survey of Spanish Lit. I

3


PEDH Course


1

CSCI 1101

Introduction to Computers

3


SPAN 3110

Spanish Phonetics

3

or CSCI 1003

Introduction to Technology

2


POLS 1101

U.S. & Georgia Govt.

3

SPAN 2220

Hispanic Cultures

3





PEDH

Course

1


Total


(16 hrs)


(15/16 hrs)









Junior Year

Fall


Spring




SPAN 2120

Spanish Conversation I

3

SPAN 3120

Spanish Conversation II

3


SPAN 3420

Advanced Grammar and

3

SPAN 3122

Intensive Spanish Rdg. & Spkg.

3



Composition Literature I


SPAN 3335

Spanish Comp & Reading

3


SPAN 3002

Survey of Spanish Lit. II

3

Elective

Spanish Elective

3


Elective

Spanish Elective

3

Elective

Spanish Elective

3


Elective

Choice

3





Total


(15 hrs)

Total


(15 hrs)









Senior Year







SPAN 4001

Survey of Spanish-Am. Lit. I

3

SPAN 4002

Survey of Spanish-Am Lit. II

3


Electives

Spanish Electives

6

Electives

Spanish Electives

3


Electives

Choice

6

Electives

Choice

8





SPAN 4990

Senior Seminar

1


Total


(15 hrs)


(15 hrs)





BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE IN MASS COMMUNICATION

PRINT JOURNALISM CONCENTRATION

Area



Credit Hours

Core Curriculum


(60 hours)

AREA A1

Communication Skills


6

AREA A2

Quantitative Skills


3

AREA B

Institutional Options


5

AREA C

Humanities, Fine Arts and Ethics

6

AREA D

Natural Science, Math & Tech

10-11

AREA E

Social Sciences


12

AREA F

Courses Related to Major

Prerequisite

18

MACO 2000

Basic News Writing/Reporting

ENGL 1101,1102 (3 hrs)

MACO 2001

Survey of Media and Society

ENGL 1101, 1102 (3 hrs)

MACO 2202

Advanced News writing/Reporting (3 hrs)

ECON 2106

Microeconomics (3 hrs)



Modern Languages (6 hours)



1000 Level Course

SPAN, FREN, GRMN YORU ARAB (3 hrs)

Select 3 hours from the following:



ARAP I 100

Art Appreciation  (3 hrs)



MUSC 1100

Music Appreciation (3 hrs)



FIAR 1100

Introduction to Fine Arts (3 hrs)






Above The Core


(5 hours)





Area G - Major Requirements


(45 hours)

MACO 2203

Writing for Radio/TV/Film


3

MACO 3310

Mass Comm. Research Methods

3

MACO 3301

News Editing 1


3

MACO 3302

News Editing 11


3

MACO 3303

Photojournalism


3

MACO 3320

History of Journalism


3

MACO 3340

Interpretative Reporting


3

MACO 3351

Feature Writing


3

MACO 3360

Newspaper Production


3

MACO 3330

Editorial and Critical Writing

3

POLS 3601

State and Local Government

3

MACO 4222

Philosophy & Ethics of Mass Comm.

3

MACO 4412

Communication Law


3

MACO 4490

Media Seminar


3

MACO 4498

Internship


3





Mass Communication Elective


(15 hours)

MACO 3208

Intro to Radio/TV/Film

MACO 2203

3

MACO 3228

Media Advertising and Sales

MACO 2202 or 2203

3

MACO 3331

International Journalism

MACO 2001, 2202 or 2203

3

MACO 3334

Broadcast Journalism and Editing

MACO 3208

3

MACO 4490

Media Seminar


3

MACO 4494-J

Directed Study


3





Total required for graduation


(125 hours)



PROGRAM OF STUDY FOR THE PRINT JOURNALISM CONCENTRATION

125 semester hours

Freshman Year





Fall



Spring



ENGL 1101

English Composition I        

3

ENGL 1102

English Composition II     

3

MATH 1111

College Algebra

3

POLS 1101

U.S. & Georgia Government

3

HIST 1002

Intro to African Diaspora

2

ASU 1201

Foundations of College Success

2

COMM 1100

Anal. Disc. of Global Issues

3

CSCI 1101

Intro to Computers

3

BIOL 1111K

Intro to Biological Science        

4

BIOL

1112K Intro to Biological Science

4

PEDH or HEDP Course

1




Total


(15 hrs)

Total


(16 hrs)







Sophomore Year





ENGL 2111

World Lit 1

3

SOCI 2011

Principles of Sociology

3

1000 Level Language Course (1)

3

1000 Level Language Course (2)

3

MACO 2000

Basic News Writing/Report

3

MACO 2202

Advanced News Writing

3

HIST 1111

World History 1

3

MACO 2203

Writing for Radio/TV/Film

3

PEDH or HEDP Course

1

PEDH or HEDP Course

1

MACO 2001 Survey of Media and Society

3

3000 Level Elective Course

3

Total


(16 hrs)

Total


(16 hrs)







Junior Year






ECON 2106

Microeconomics

3

MACO 3310

Mass Comm. Resch. Meth.

3

POLS 3601

State & Local Gov't.

3

MACO 3302

News Editing II

3

MACO 3301

News Editing I

3

HIST 2113

Minorities in America

3

MACO 3303

Photo Journalism

3

MACO 3330

Editorial & Critical Writing

3

2000 Level Language/APAP/MUSC/FIAR

3

MACO 3360

Newspaper Production

3

PEDH or HEDP Course

1

PEDH or HEDP Course

1

Total


(16 hrs)

Total


(16 hrs)







Senior Year






MACO 3320

History of Journalism

3

MACO

Elective

3

MACO 3340

Interpretative Reporting

3

MACO

Elective

3

MACO 4490

Media Seminar

3

MACO 4498-J

Internship

3

MACO

Elective

3

MACO 4422

Phil. & Ethics of Mass Comm.

3

MACO 3351

Feature Writing

3

MACO 4412

Communication Law

3

Total


(15 hrs)

Total


(15 hrs)




BACHELOR OF ARTS IN MASS COMMUNICATION ELECTRONIC MEDIA CONCENTRATION (RADIO&TV)

Area



Credit Hours

Core Curriculum


(60 hours)

AREA A1

Communication Skills


6

AREA A2

Quantitative Skills


3

AREA B

Institutional Options


5

AREA C

Humanities, Fine Arts and Ethics

6

AREA D

Natural Science, Math & Tech

10-11

AREA E

Social Sciences


12

AREA F

Courses Related to Major

Prerequisite

18

MACO 2000

Basic News Writing/Reporting

ENGL I101,1102 (3 hrs)

MACO 2001

Survey of Media and Society

ENGL 110 1, 1102 (3 hrs)

ACCT 2103

Accounting for Non-Majors (3 hrs)


MACO 2203

Writing for Radio/TV/Film (3 hrs)


Modern Languages (6 hours)



1001 or 1002 Level Language Courses (6 hrs)






Above The Core


(5 hours)





Area G - Major Requirements


   (39 hours)

MKTG 3136

Promotion and Advertising

3

MKTG 3120

Principles of Marketing


3

MACO 3310

Mass Communication Research



Methods

MACO 2000, 2001

3

MACO 3206

History and Criticism of Film

3

MACO 3348

Fundamentals of Radio Production

MACO 3208

3

MACO 3349

Fundamentals of Television Production

MACO 3208

3

MACO 4412

Communication Law

MACO 2001, 2202 or 2203

3

MACO 4222

Philosophy and Ethics of




Mass Communication

MACO 2001, 2202

3

MACO 4475

Radio Prog. and Prod. I


3

MACO 4477

Advanced TV Prod. I


3

MACO 4498

Internship


3

POLS 3601

State and Local Government                                                                                                           

3

MACO 4490

Media Seminar


3





Mass Communication Electives


(21 hours)

MACO 3205

African American Images in the Media

MACO 2203

3

MACO 3210

Public Opinion and Propaganda

MACO 2202 or 2203

3

MACO 3303

Photojournalism 

MACO 2203

3

MACO 3327

History and Development of



Radio and TV

MACO 3208

3

MACO 3334

Broadcast Journalism and Editing

3

MACO 4476

Radio Programming and Production 11

MACO 2001, 3348

3

MACO 4478

Advanced Television Production



and Directing II

MACO 2001, 3349

3

MACO 4479

Cinematography I

MACO 2001, 3206

3

MACO 4480

Cinematography 11

MACO 2001, 3206

3

MACO 4490

Media Seminar

                   

3

MACO 4494

Directed Study

                   

3





Total required for graduation

                               (125 hours)








PROGRAM OF STUDY FOR THE ELECTRONIC MEDIA CONC. (RADIO&TV)

125 Semester Hours


Freshman Year

Fall

Spring



ENGL 1101

English Composition 1

3

ENGL 1102

English Composition

3

MATH 1111

College Algebra

3

HIST 1002

Intro. African Diaspora

2

ASU 1201

Foundations of College Success

2

BIOL 1112K

Intro to Biological Science

4

POLS 1101

U.S. & Georgia Government

3

CSCI 1101

Intro to Computers

3

COMM 1100

Fund. of Public Speaking

3

PEDH or HEDP

1

BIOL 1111K

Intro to Biological Science   

4




Total


(18 hrs)

Total


(13 hrs)







Sophomore Year    Fall

Spring




ENGL 2111

World Literature 1

3

1002

Level Language Course

3

1000 Level Language Course

3

ACCT 2103

Accounting for Non-Majors

3

PEDH or HEDP Course

1

MACO 2203

Writing for Radio/TV/Film

3

MACO 2000 Basic News Writing/Reporting

3

MACO 3310

Mass Comm. Resch. Meth.

3

MACO 2001 Survey of Media & Society

3

PEDH or HEDP

1

HIST 1111 World History 1

3

ARAP/MUSC/FIAR Course

3

Total


(16 hrs)

Total


(16 hrs)







Junior Year

Fall


Spring



MKTG 3120

Principles of Marketing

3

MACO 3348

Fund. of TV Production

3

POLS 3601

State & Local Gov't.

3

MKTG 3136

Promotion & Advertising

3

MACO 3206

Hist. & Criticism of Film

3

MACO Elective

3

MACO 3349

Fund. of Radio Production

4

HIST 2113

Minorities in America

3

SOCI 2011

Principles of Sociology

3

MACO or Free Elective

3

Total


(16 hrs)

Total


(15 hrs)







Senior Year

Fall


Spring



MACO 4412

Communication Law

3

MACO 4222

Philosophy and Ethics

3

MACO 4475

Radio Programming &


MACO 4477

Advanced TV Production


Production

3


Directing I

3

MACO 4490

Media Seminar

3

MACO Elective

3

MACO or Free

Elective

3

MACO 4498

Internship (E)

3

MACO Elective


3

MACO or Free Elective

4

Total


(15 hrs) 

Total


(16 hrs)