BSc MASS COMMUNICATION

PROGRAM OVERVIEW BSc Mass Communication is the undergraduate program designed to train the young minds to acquire knowledge about the functions & processes of mass media. The program entails all major components of mass communication including Print, Film, Radio, TV, Advertising and Public Relations. The student is rightly exposed to both theory and practical aspects of the mediums and trained to critically understand the applications. The USP of the program lies in the hands-on approach with the latest audio-visual media equipment used for practical. Exposure to various media houses too will be part of the course along with internship and research.

BSc MASS COMMUNICATION - COURSES

FIRST YEAR

SEMESTER – I

THEORY

SL No. Subjects Credits Faculty
1 Business Communication 4 Dr. Purnima Anjali Mohanty
2 Introduction to Journalism 2 Dr. Jolly Jose
3 Human Communication 4 Prof. Alwyn Rodrigues SJ
4 Broadcast Communication 3 Dr. Jolly Jose
5 Writing for Media 3 Prof. Arpita Saha
6 Visual Communication 3 Prof. Lourduraj SJ

PRACTICALS

SL No. Subjects Credits Faculty
1 Basics in Computer Application - 1 3 Prof. John Livingstone
2 Digital Audio Production – 1 3 Prof. Hudson Taylor
3 Visual Communication 3 Prof. Lourduraj SJ
4 Digital Still Photography 2 Prof. Lourduraj SJ
Total Credit 30 (Theory- 19 Credit + Practical- 11 Credit)

SEMESTER – II

THEORY

SL No. Subjects Credits Faculty
1 Journalist English 3 Dr. Poorima Anjali Mohanty
2 Introduction to Psychology 3 Prof. S. Tony Raj SJ (HRM)
3 Evolution of Arts, Indian Culture & Heritage studies 3 Dr. Raj Kishore Patra
4 Mass Communication Theories 4 Prof. Lourduraj SJ
5 Elements of Film 3 Dr. Nadira Khatun
6 Environmental Studies 3 Prof Elizabeth Abba

PRACTICALS

SL No. Subjects Credits Faculty
1 Basics in Computer Application-2 3 Prof. Satyanarayan M
2 Broadcast Journalism 3 Prof. Arpita Saha
3 Introduction to Digital Media 3 Dr. Jolly Jose
Total Credit 28 (Theory- 19 Credit + Practical- 9 Credit)

ADDITIONAL PRACTICALS

SL No. Subjects Credits Faculty
1 Summer Internship - 1 6
2 4 Workshops 4
Total Credit 10 (Practical - 10 Credit)
BSc Mass Communication –1st Year
1 Total Credits 68 Theory- 38 Credit + Practical- 30 Credit

SECOND YEAR

SEMESTER – III

THEORY

SL No. Subjects Credits Faculty
1 Film Studies 4 Dr. Nadira Khatun
2 Media and Culture 3 Dr. Raj Kishore Patra
3 Print Journalism 4 Dr. Jolly Jose
4 Television production – 1 3 Dr. Vijayan

PRACTICALS

SL No. Subjects Credits Faculty
1 Introduction to Digital Marketing 2 Prof. Siddharth Deshmukh
2 Print Journalism 2 Prof. Satyanarayan M
3 Television Production – 1 4 Dr. Vijayan
4 Anchoring 3 Prof. Arpita Saha
5 Event Management 3 Prof. K. P. Shree Kumar
Total Credit 28 (Theory - 14 Credit + Practical- 14 Credit)

SEMESTER – IV

THEORY

SL No. Subjects Credits Faculty
1 Media Laws and Ethics 3 Dr. Jolly Jose
2 Public Relations 2 Dr. Raj Kishore Patra
3 Advertising 2 Prof. Arpita Saha
4 Management of Electronic Media 3 Prof. Alwyn Rodrigues SJ
5 Television Production – 2 3 Dr. Vijayan

PRACTICALS

SL No. Subjects Credits Faculty
1 Online Journalism 3 Prof Arpita Saha
2 Television Production – 2 4 Dr. Vijayan
3 Public Relations 2 Dr. Raj Kishore Patra
4 Advertising 3 Prof Anu Sinha
Total Credit 25 (Theory- 13 Credit + Practical- 12 Credit)

ADDITIONAL PRACTICALS

SL No. Subjects Credits Faculty
1 Summer Internship - 2 6
2 4 Workshops 4
Total Credit 10 (Practical - 10 Credit)
BSc Mass Communication – 2nd Year
1 Total Credits 63 Theory- 27 Credit + Practical- 36 Credit

THIRD YEAR

SEMESTER – V

THEORY

SL No. Subjects Credits Faculty
1 Mass Media Research 4 Dr. Nadira Khatun
2 Communication for Development 3 Dr. Nadira Khatun
3 Alternate Media 3 Prof. Velu Shankar
4 Strategic Public Relations 3 Dr. Raj Kishore Patra

PRACTICALS

SL No. Subjects Credits Faculty
1 Specialization 1: Corporate Communication 3 Dr. Agna Joseph
2 Specialization 2: Television Production – 3 6 Dr. Vijayan
3 Documentary Film making 3 Fr. Alwyn Rodrigues SJ
4 Presentation Skill, Critical Thinking and Etiquettes for the Industry 1 Prof. Arpita Saha
Total Credit 26 (Theory- 13 Credit + Practical- 13 Credit) Prof. Arpita Saha

NOTE: Only one specialization will be chosen by a candidate.

SEMESTER – VI

PRACTICALS

SL No. Subjects Credits Faculty
1 Dissertation 6
2 4-month Internship - 3 10
Tota Credit 16 (Practical- 16 Credit)
BSc Mass Communication –3rd Year
1 Total Credits 42 Theory- 13 Credit + Practical- 29 Credit
BSc Mass Communication- All Total Credit Calculation
SL No. Year Wise Theory Practical Total Credit
1 1st Year 38 30 68
2 2nd Year 27 36 63
1 3rd Year 13 29 42
All Total 78 95 173