BSc in Mass Communication

Careers in Journalism / Mass Communication

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Journalism is concerned with collection and dissemination of news through the print media as well as the electronic media. This involves various areas of works like reporting, writing, editing, photographing, broadcasting or cable casting news items. Journalism is classified into two on the basis of media- (i) Print Journalism and (ii) Electronic (Audio/Visual) Journalism. Print Journalism includes newspapers, magazines and journals. In print journalism one can work as editors, reporters, columnists, correspondents etc. Electronic journalism includes working for Radio, Television and the Web. In the web, skilled people are required to maintain sites by web newspapers (which cater only to the web and do not have print editions) and popular newspapers and magazines who have their own web editions. In electronic journalism one can be a reporter, writer, editor, researcher, correspondent and anchor. Career in journalism is a prestigious profession as well as a highly paid one. Journalist play a major role in the development of nation.

Eligibility

Educational Qualification: Bachelor’s degree or post-graduate degree in journalism/mass communication is required to pursue a career in this field. Additional course work, specialized training or experience, fieldwork or internship increases one’s opportunities in the field.

 

SEMESTER : 1

  • Principal of Communication 1
  • Global Comparative Media
  • Information Technology
  • History & Industry of Mass Communication
  • Communication Skills
  • Practical

SEMESTER : 2

  • Concepts & Processes
  • Print Media & Photo Journalism
  • Reporting & Editing
  • Communication Skills
  • Computer Application for Journalism
  • Practical

SEMESTER : 3

  • Reporting Techniques & Skills
  • Editing : Concepts & Processes
  • Reporting & Editing Lab
  • TV Journalism & Program Formats
  • Television Production : Idea to Screen
  • Practical

SEMESTER : 4

  • Basics of Camera, Lights & Sound
  • Advertising : Concepts and Principles
  • Advertising through Print, Radio & Television
  • Television Production Lab
  • Operation & Handling of Video Equipment
  • Practical

SEMESTER : 5

  • Events Management : Principles & Methods
  • Organization and Management
  • Research Methodologies for Media
  • Cyber Journalism
  • Public Relations
  • Practical

SEMESTER : 6

  • Principal of Communication 1
  • Global Comparative Media
  • Information Technology
  • History & Industry of Mass Communication
  • Communication Skills
  • Practical