Mass Communication BA / BS Degree
The University of Texas at Tyler Catalog offering undergraduate degrees in two areas:
Official 4-Year degree plans for Mass Communication
Bachelor of Arts (BA/BS) in Mass Communication
Official 4-Year Degree Plans for Speech Communication:
Bachelor of Arts (BA) and (BS) in Speech Communication (Options)
General Speech Major
**Remember: Minimum total semester credit hours for earning a BA or BS in Speech Communication
= 120 hours
The UT Tyler Department of Communication offers the BA/BS in mass communication degree and courses leading to a mass communication minor or teacher certification.
UT Tyler mass communication majors can choose a specialization in multimedia news or public relations-integrated communication.
The mass communication BA degree requires 120 total semester credit hours, including 36 hours in mass communication, 24 of which must be upper-division; 18 hours in a minor; and four semesters of a foreign language.
For the mass communication BS degree, instead of the foreign language requirement, students must take 6 hours of mathematics, science, economics, geography and/or computer science in addition to those otherwise counted in the core curriculum.
The mass communication minor requires 18 hours of courses in the subject, 12 of which must be upper-division.
Students seeking teacher certification in mass communication for Texas secondary schools must meet additional requirements that vary according to whether mass communication is their first or second teaching field.