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Mass Communication and Media Studies, BA

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2019 - 2020 Major Map
Mass Communication and Media Studies - 3.0 Years (Online), BA
Degree: BA
College/School: Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Comm



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Term 1 - A 0 - 7 Credit Hours Critical course signified by critical course Hours Minimum Grade Notes
critical course 3  
  1    
  3  
Term hours subtotal: 7
  • An SAT, ACT, Accuplacer, IELTS or TOEFL score determines placement into first-year composition courses
  • ASU 101 or College specific equivalent First Year Seminar required of all freshman students
  • Select your career interest area and play me3@ASU
Term 1 - B 7 - 16 Credit Hours Hours Minimum Grade Notes
  3  
  3    
  3    
Term hours subtotal: 9
  • View ASU Online first-time freshmen registration information here.
  • Mathematics Placement Assessment score determines placement in mathematics course
  • Create a first draft resume
Term 2 - A 16 - 25 Credit Hours Hours Minimum Grade Notes
  3    
  3    
  3    
Term hours subtotal: 9
Term 2 - B 25 - 34 Credit Hours Critical course signified by critical course Hours Minimum Grade Notes
  3    
 
MCO Elective
3  
  3    
critical course
Complete ENG 101 OR ENG 105 OR ENG 107 course(s).
   
Term hours subtotal: 9
Summer 2 Session 1 34 - 38 Credit Hours Hours Minimum Grade Notes
  4    
Term hours subtotal: 4
  • These courses should be taken during the summer in order to ensure successful progression through your fast track program.
Summer 2 Session 2 38 - 42 Credit Hours Hours Minimum Grade Notes
  4    
Term hours subtotal: 4
  • These courses should be taken during the summer in order to ensure successful progression through your fast track program.
Term 3 - A 42 - 51 Credit Hours Critical course signified by critical course Hours Minimum Grade Notes
critical course 3    
  3    
  3    
Term hours subtotal: 9
Term 3 - B 51 - 60 Credit Hours Critical course signified by critical course Hours Minimum Grade Notes
critical course 3  
  3    
  3    
critical course
Complete Mathematics (MA) requirement.
   
Term hours subtotal: 9
Term 4 - A 60 - 69 Credit Hours Critical course signified by critical course Hours Minimum Grade Notes
critical course 3  
  3    
  3    
Term hours subtotal: 9
Term 4 - B 69 - 78 Credit Hours Critical course signified by critical course Hours Minimum Grade Notes
critical course 3  
critical course 3    
  3    
Term hours subtotal: 9
Summer 4 Session 1 78 - 84 Credit Hours Hours Minimum Grade Notes
 
Elective
6    
Term hours subtotal: 6
  • These courses should be taken during the summer in order to ensure successful progression through your fast track program.
Summer 4 Session 2 84 - 87 Credit Hours Hours Minimum Grade Notes
  3    
Term hours subtotal: 3
  • These courses should be taken during the summer in order to ensure successful progression through your fast track program.
Term 5 - A 87 - 96 Credit Hours Necessary course signified by necessary course Hours Minimum Grade Notes
necessary course 3  
  3    
  3    
necessary course
Complete Cultural Diversity in the U.S. (C) AND Historical Awareness (H) AND Global Awareness (G) course(s).
   
Term hours subtotal: 9
  • Thinking about graduate school? Consider registering for a grad school test prep course.
Term 5 - B 96 - 105 Credit Hours Necessary course signified by necessary course Hours Minimum Grade Notes
necessary course 6  
  3    
Term hours subtotal: 9
Term 6 - A 105 - 114 Credit Hours Necessary course signified by necessary course Hours Minimum Grade Notes
necessary course 3  
 
Upper Division Elective
6    
Term hours subtotal: 9
Term 6 - B 114 - 120 Credit Hours Necessary course signified by necessary course Hours Minimum Grade Notes
necessary course 3  
  3    
Term hours subtotal: 6



2019 - 2020 Major Map
Mass Communication and Media Studies - 3.0 Years (Online), BA
College/School: Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Comm

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Fast Track Fast Track Options: Return to 4 Year Plan

A student must speak with an advisor in order to be added to a fast track plan.

In order to complete a fast track degree plan, you must take courses during the summer.  This may impact your financial aid. Financial aid is available to those who apply and qualify, and students may receive funds to help cover costs for each semester of enrollment. The amount of financial aid that a student is eligible for varies depending on prior education experience and other individual factors. Learn more about summer financial aid and additional ways to cover summer costs.



critical courseCritical Course
necessary courseNecessary Course
Term 1 - A
0 - 7 Credit Hours
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Hours: 1
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Notes:
  • An SAT, ACT, Accuplacer, IELTS or TOEFL score determines placement into first-year composition courses
  • ASU 101 or College specific equivalent First Year Seminar required of all freshman students
  • Select your career interest area and play me3@ASU
Term 1 - B
7 - 16 Credit Hours
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Hours: 3
Hours: 3
Notes:
  • View ASU Online first-time freshmen registration information here.
  • Mathematics Placement Assessment score determines placement in mathematics course
  • Create a first draft resume
Term 2 - A
16 - 25 Credit Hours
Term 2 - B
25 - 34 Credit Hours
Hours: 3
MCO Elective
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Hours: 3
critical course
Complete ENG 101 OR ENG 105 OR ENG 107 course(s).
Notes:
Summer 2 Session 1
34 - 38 Credit Hours
Hours: 4
Notes:
  • These courses should be taken during the summer in order to ensure successful progression through your fast track program.
Summer 2 Session 2
38 - 42 Credit Hours
Hours: 4
Notes:
  • These courses should be taken during the summer in order to ensure successful progression through your fast track program.
Term 3 - A
42 - 51 Credit Hours
Term 3 - B
51 - 60 Credit Hours
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Hours: 3
Hours: 3
critical course
Complete Mathematics (MA) requirement.
Notes:
Term 4 - A
60 - 69 Credit Hours
Term 4 - B
69 - 78 Credit Hours
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Hours: 3
Hours: 3
Notes:
Summer 4 Session 1
78 - 84 Credit Hours
Elective
Hours: 6
Notes:
  • These courses should be taken during the summer in order to ensure successful progression through your fast track program.
Summer 4 Session 2
84 - 87 Credit Hours
Hours: 3
Notes:
  • These courses should be taken during the summer in order to ensure successful progression through your fast track program.
Term 5 - A
87 - 96 Credit Hours
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Hours: 3
Hours: 3
necessary course
Complete Cultural Diversity in the U.S. (C) AND Historical Awareness (H) AND Global Awareness (G) course(s).
Notes:
  • Thinking about graduate school? Consider registering for a grad school test prep course.
Term 5 - B
96 - 105 Credit Hours
Hours: 6
Minimum Grade: C
Hours: 3
Notes:
Term 6 - A
105 - 114 Credit Hours
Hours: 3
Minimum Grade: C
Upper Division Elective
Hours: 6
Term 6 - B
114 - 120 Credit Hours
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