Journalism, Media and Communication

Journalism, Media and Communication

Undergraduate

 

About the Programme

Modern media is rapidly changing, presenting new challenges to journalism and communication professionals all around the world. The Department of Journalism, Media and Communication has revised and redesigned the syllabus to include more practical lab courses for orienting the students with current news gathering and processing technology as well as making them ready for the Industrial Revolution 4.0.

The experienced and highly trained teachers in the department make sure that students learn how to report and communicate news, create ads, produce video and audio for both radio and TV, shoot photos, with all forms of new media technology, and publish them on all platforms. Our syllabus is designed on the guidelines provided by UNESCO.

Duration of the Programme

Total duration of the program is 4 (four) years. Semester system will be followed in this programme. There will be 2 (Two) terms semester in a year. Each semester will be of 6 (six) months duration.

Procedure for Graduation

To obtain the Bachelor of Social Science (BSS) Degree in Journalism, Media and Communication, a student will have to complete 142 credit hours with a minimum CGPA of

2.5. If any students fails in any course he/she will get the opportunity to improve the grade by retaking the same in the subsequent semester.

Structure of Courses: The program consists of compulsory 138 credit hours. Students also have to take Internship/Project and Viva Voce/Report writing for 4 credits for a total of 142 credits for graduation.

Teaching Methodology

Diverse methodologies are used to impart the students integrating both traditional and modern teaching approaches. Classroom lecture using multimedia projector, project based learning, cooperative learning and peer group learning, problem based learning, competency based learning, individual and group work and presentation, counter lecturer, covering assignment, filed based practical work, lab and studio based production are some of the key techniques that are followed.

 

General Courses:

Course Code Course Title

 

ENG101 English I

 

COF101 Computer Fundamentals  
JMC 103L Introduction to Computer (Lab)  
ENG 102 English- II  
AOL 101 Art of Living  
GED 111 History of Emergence of Bangladesh  
GED 222 Bangla Language & Literature  
EMP101 Employability 360°  
BDS 101 Bangladesh Studies  

 

Core Courses:

Course Code

Course Title

JMC101

Concept of Communication Process

JMC102

Bangla Language for Mass Media

JMC104

Digital and Social Media

JMC 104L

Digital and Social Media (Lab)

JMC 105

Concept and Evolution of  Journalism

JMC 106

Interpersonal and Group Communication

JMC107

Mass Communication

JMC108

Information Gathering and News Writing

JMC108L

Information Gathering and News Writing (Lab)

JMC109

Introduction to Editing

JMC201

 News Reporting

JMC206

Video Production – I

JMC206 L

Video Production – I (Lab)

JMC203

Photojournalism

JMC203L

Photojournalism (LAB)

JMC204

Contemporary World and Bangladesh

JMC205

Editing and Page Make-up

JMC205 L

Editing and Page Make-up (Lab)

JMC209

Economic Institutions, Issues and Perspective

JMC 207

Radio Journalism

JMC 207L

Radio Journalism(Lab)

JMC208 L

Advertising

JMC208 L

Advertising (Lab)

JMC210

Television Journalism & News Presentation

JMC210L

Television Journalism & News Presentation (Lab)

JMC 301

Social & Political Communication

JMC302

Online Journalism

JMC302 L

Online Journalism (Lab)

JMC304

Development Issues & Communication

JMC 305

Public Relations: Theory and Practice 

JMC 306

Communication Research Methodology

STA 101

Statistics for Communication Research

JMC 307  L

Statistics for Communication Research (Lab)

JMC308

Advanced Video Production

JMC308 L

Advanced Video Production(Lab)

JMC309

Specialized Reporting

JMC309 L

Specialized Reporting(Lab)

JMC310

Bangladesh Media: Laws & Ethics

JMC311

Concept of Film and Understanding 

JMC312 L

Print Media (Lab)

JMC401

Business & Economic Reporting

JMC402

Theories of Communication

JMC403 L

Radio Broadcasting and Presentation (Lab)

JMC404

Editorial & Feature Writing

JMC405

Media Culture and Gender 

JMC406 L

Television Performance (Lab)

 

Project:

Course Code Course Title
JMC410 Internship/Project: Presentation 

 

Semester/Term/Year/Level wise Courses:

1st Semester Level 1 Term 1
Course Code Course Name Credit
JMC101 Concept of Communication Process 3
JMC102 Bangla Language for Mass Media 3
ENG101 English I 3
COF101 Computer Fundamentals 3
JMC 103L Introduction to Computer (Lab) 1
JMC104 Digital and Social Media 03
JMC 104L Digital and Social Media (Lab) 01
JMC 105 Concept and Evolution of  Journalism 03
Total Credits 20
   
2nd Semester Level 1 Term 2
Course Code Course Name Credit
ENG 102 English- II 03
JMC 106 Interpersonal and Group Communication 03
JMC107 Mass Communication 03
BDS 101 Bangladesh Studies 03
JMC108 Information Gathering and News Writing 03
JMC108L Information Gathering and News Writing (Lab) 01
JMC109 Introduction to Editing 03
Total Credits 19
   
3rd Semester Level 2 Term 1
Course Code Course Name Credit
JMC201  News Reporting 03
JMC206 Video Production – I 03
JMC206 L Video Production – I (Lab) 01
JMC203 Photojournalism 03
JMC203L Photojournalism (LAB) 01
JMC204 Contemporary World and Bangladesh 03
JMC205 Editing and Page Make-up 03
JMC205 L Editing and Page Make-up (Lab) 01
JMC209 Economic Institutions, Issues and Perspective 03
Total Credits 21
   
4thSemester Level 2 Term 2
Course Code Course Name Credit
AOL 101 Art of Living 03
JMC 207 Radio Journalism 03
JMC 207L Radio Journalism(Lab) 01
JMC208 L Advertising 03
JMC208 L Advertising (Lab) 1
JMC210 Television Journalism & News Presentation 03
JMC210L Television Journalism & News Presentation (Lab) 01
GED 111 History of Emergence of Bangladesh 03
Total Credits 18
   
5th Semester Level 3 Term 1
Course Code Course Name Credit
JMC 301 Social & Political Communication 03
JMC302 Online Journalism 03
JMC302 L Online Journalism (Lab) 01
JMC304 Development Issues & Communication 03
GED 222 Bangla Language & Literature 03
JMC 305 Public Relations: Theory and Practice  03
JMC 306 Communication Research Methodology 03
Total Credits 19
   
6th Semester Level 3 Term 2
Course Code Course Name Credit
STA 101 Statistics for Communication Research 02
JMC 307  L Statistics for Communication Research (Lab) 01
JMC308 Advanced Video Production 03
JMC308 L Advanced Video Production(Lab) 01
JMC309 Specialized Reporting 03
JMC309 L Specialized Reporting(Lab) 01
JMC310 Bangladesh Media: Laws & Ethics 03
JMC311 Concept of Film and Understanding  03
JMC312 L Print Media  (Lab) 03
 Total Credits 20
7th Semester  Level 4 Term 1
Course Code Course Name Total Credit
JMC401 Business & Economic Reporting 03
JMC402 Theories of Communication 03
JMC403 L Radio Broadcasting and Presentation (Lab) 03
JMC404 Editorial & Feature Writing 03
JMC405 Media Culture and Gender  03
JMC406 L Television Performance (Lab) 03
EMP101 Employability 360° 03
Total Credits 21
   
8thSemester  Level 4 Term 2
Course Code Course Name Credit
JMC410 Internship/Project: Presentation  4
Total Credits 4
Grand Total Credits 142