Bachelor of Arts in Journalism & Mass Communication (BA JM)

(Total Credits: 96)

 

There is a growing need for trained media professionals in all fields of journalism. This course is meant for candidates who aspire to make their career in Mass Communication and Journalism. This course sets out to impart a comprehensive training to young, aspiring journalists to meet the needs in media industry, keeping pace with the recent developments in all areas of mass media.
Objectives:
The course is geared towards realizing the following objectives
  • To equip the students with basic skills of journalism in various mass media
  • To expose the students to recent developments in media issues and media research
  • To impart the foundations for the various technologies involved in mass media like computer applications, respective software and hardware in print, radio, television, internet and the like.

This course would enable the students to work in various media like print, radio, television, internet, and the related fields. Students can start a full-fledged career in journalism or venture into freelancing.

 

Eligibility:

10+2 or equivalent

Duration:

3 Years (6 Semesters)

Fees:

Program Fees: Rs. 7,500.00 per Semester
Exam Fees:
Rs. 500.00 per Semester

 

1st Semester

CODE NO NAME OF THE COURSE CREDITS
BJ0001 Communication Skills 2
BJ0002 Computer Fundamentals 2
BJ0003 Fundamentals of Language * 4
BJ0004 Human Communication 4
BJ0005 Print Journalism * 4

             Total Credits

16
* Regional Language Subject

 

2nd Semester

CODE NO NAME OF THE COURSE CREDITS
BJ0006 Internet and New Media 4
BJ0007 Organizational Behavior 4
BJ0008 Computer & Printing Process 4
BJ0009 Media Organization 2
BJ0010 History of Media 2

             Total Credits

32

 

3rd Semester

CODE NO NAME OF THE COURSE CREDITS
BJ0011 Audio-Visual Communications 4
BJ0012 Photo Journalism 4
BJ0013 Technology based Media Communication 4
BJ0014 Public Relations 4
             Total Credits 48

 

4th Semester

CODE NO NAME OF THE COURSE CREDITS
BJ0015 Media and Society 2
BJ0016 Media Laws & Media Ethics 4
BJ0017 Advertising 4
BJ0018 Information Society 4
BJ0019 Magazine Journalism 2

             Total Credits

64

 

5th Semester

CODE NO NAME OF THE COURSE CREDITS
BJ0020 Media Management 4
BJ0021 Media and Political System 4
BJ0022 Media and Development 4
BJ0023 Media Criticism 4

             Total Credits

80

 

6th Semester

CODE NO NAME OF THE COURSE CREDITS
BJ0024 Media Research 4
BJ0025 Investigative Reporting and Interview 4
BJ0026 Anchor Person in TV and Radio Broadcasting 4
BJ0027 Project 4

             Total Credits

96
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