BS Media & Communication

Objectives

Media and communication is a field that is widely spreading across the world. Due to its widespread growth and popularity Foundation University is also offering Media and Communication to equip the students fully with the advanced techniques of the emerging field

SEMESTER WISE COURSE PLAN

Semester-1

Code Course

Course Title

Credit Hours

ENG 101

English - I

3

PKS 102

Pakistan Studies

3

PHO 109

Photography

3

MCO 101

Introduction to Mass Communication

3

MCO 401

Media and Popular Culture

3

COMP 132

Basic Computer Skills

3

Semester-2

Code Course

Course Title

Credit Hours

ENG 201

English-II

3

IST 101

Islamic Studies (Ethics in Special Case)

3

MAT 306

Business Mathematics

3

MCO 104

Media & National Language

3

IRL 123

Introduction to International Relations

3

MCO 102

Mass Media Development

3

Semester-3

Code Course

Course Title

Credit Hours

ENG 301

Communication Skills

3

CA 123

Computer Graphics

3

MCO 411

National & International Affairs

3

MCO 103

Journalistic Writing 1

3

STS101

Introduction to Statistics

3

MCO 304

Mass Media in Pakistan

3

Semester-4

Code Course

Course Title

Credit Hours

MCO 302

Broadcast Journalism

3

MCO 415

Media Ethics & Laws

3

MCO 416

Print Media

3

SOC 101

Sociology

3

MCO-300

International Terrorism

3

CA 309

Videography / Video Production

3

Semester-5

Code Course

Course Title

Credit Hours

MCO 123

Political Communication

3

MCO 303

Online Journalism

3

MCO 401

Research Method in Communication –I

3

MCO 305

Theories of Communication-I

3

MCO 421

Organizational Communication

3

MCO 408

Feature Column & Editorial Writing

3

Semester-6

Code Course

Course Title

Credit Hours

MCO 207

Advertising & Public Relation

3

MCO 482

Sub Editing & Page Designing (Theory & Practical)

3

MCO 306

Theories of Communication-II

3

MCO 422

Conflict, Crisis and Communication

3

ANTH 123

Anthropology

3

MCO 402

Research Methods in Communication - II

3

Semester-7

Code Course

Course Title

Credit Hours

MCO 402

Media Psychology

3

MCO 409

International Communication

3

GST 123

Media & Gender Studies

3

XXX 000

Course from Specialization

3

XXX 000

Course from Specialization

3

Semester-8

Code Course

Course Title

Credit Hours

XXX 000

Course from Specialization

3

XXX 000

Course from Specialization

3

MCO 600

Thesis/Project (Optional)

6

Additional Courses

Code

Title

MCO 417

Electronic Media

MCO 471

Persuasive Writing & Campaigns

MCO 418

Media Management & Marketing

MCO 470

Event Management

MCO 203

Journalistic Writing 2

MCO 204

Disaster Reporting

MCO-421

Media Seminar

MCO 463

Script Writing and Editing

MCO 466

Documentary Production

MCO 460

Documentary making & Script Writing

 MCO 495

Media Effects: Advances in theory and research

MCO 493

Communication Research: Case Studies

 

Assessment

The students are assessed through course work, quizzes, assignments, presentations, oral and written examinations thesis, computer/studio projects, group projects; market surveys/sample boards, site analysis, presentations and reports. Each student has to maintain 2.0 CGPA at the end of the degree program.