BSc. Mass Communication

The mass communication programme is primarily predicated on the provision of quality education in the areas of Radio, Television, Film and Newspaper and magazine content production and management, as well as advertising and public relations. Other emerging areas of communication are also considered. Aside from this, it will employ knowledge drawn from various segments of society into the proper foregrounding of related issues. In this regard, the sociology of the media and its intricate relationship to societal development would be very pivotal to the study of this discipline. The essential thread for appreciating this relationship is in the offerings that are provided by the various media.

  1. To produce high quality graduates in mass communication to serve our society.
  2. To produce adequate manpower in the area of Radio and Television, Film, Public Relation, Advertising, Newspaper and Magazines, as well as other related areas of communication.
  3. To inculcate into its graduates, the ethics of the profession respect for truth and fairness doctrine.
  4. To enhance communication for development in the state and at the national level.
  5. To promote cooperation and understanding in society.
  6. To ensure sound training in practice theory and research.
  • Direct Entry: Available
  • UTME Subjects: any three Arts or Social Science subjects
  • O’Level Subjects: any four Arts or Social Science subjects
Level 100
First Semester
SNo Code Course Name Credits Remark
1 MCOM 1230 Writing for Mass Media 2 Core
2 MCOM 1205 Study Skill in Mass Communication 2 Core
3 MCOM 1203 Media English 2 Core
4 MCOM 1201 Intro. To Mass Communication 2 Core
5 MCOM 1202 Intro. To Online Journalism 2 Core
6 GNS1201 Literature in English Language 2 Core
7 SMS1203 Mathematics for Social Science 2 Core
TOTAL 14
Second Semester    
1 MCOM1203 Media English II 2 Core
2 MCOM 1202 Public Relations 2 Core
3 MCOM1201 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 2 Core
4 SMS 1202 Statistics for Social Sciences 2 Core
5 MCOM1304 Writing for the Mass Media 3 Core
6 GNS 1205 General English 2 Core
TOTAL 16

 

 

Level 200
First Semester
SNo Code Course Name Credits Remark
1 MCOM2301 Theories of Mass Communication 3 Core
2 MCOM2301 Media and Society 3 Core
3 MCOM2305 Media Law and Ethics I 3 Core
4 MCOM2307 Interpretive Reporting 3 Core
5 MCOM2309 Investigative and  Interpretive Reporting 3 Core
6 MCOM2307 General Statistics 3 Core
TOTAL 18
Second Semester
1 COM 2306 Element of News Reporting and Writing 3 Core
2 COM2312 Public Relations 3 Core
3 COM2302 Editing & Graphic Communication 3 Core
4 COM 2304 Printing of Broadcasting 3 Core
5 COM 2314 Educational Broadcasting 3 Core
6 COM 2313 Computer Application 3 Core
7 COM 2306 Element of News Reporting and Writing 3 Core
TOTAL 21

 

Level 300
First Semester
S.No Code Title Credits Remark
1 MCOM 3301 Print Of  Newspaper Production 3 Core
2 MCOM 3303 Critical Writing and Report 3 Core
3 MCOM 3305 Mass Com and National Dev. 3 Core
4 MCOM 3307 Media Law and Ethics II 3 Core
5 MCOM 3309 Mass Media in Nigeria 3 Core
6 MCOM 3311 Media Management 3 Core
TOTAL 18
Second Semester
1 MCOM 3302 Editing and Graphic Communication 3 Core
2 MCOM 3304 Elements Of News Reporting and Writing 3
3 MCOM 3302 Editorial Writing 3
4 MCOM 3310 Elements of Advertising 3
5 MCOM 3308 Int’l Public Relations 3
6 MCOM 3302 Editing and Graphic Communication 3
TOTAL 18
Level 400
First Semester
SNo Code Title Credits Remark
1 MCOM 4301 Practice Of Public Relations 3 Core
2 MCOM 4307 Elements Of Broadcasting 3 Core
3 MCOM 4311 Research Method in Mass Com 3 Core
4 MCOM 4303 Integrated Marketing Communication 3 Core
5 MCOM 4305 Media Law and Ethics III 3 Core
6 MCOM 4301 Practice Of Public Relations 3 Core
TOTAL 18
Second Semester
1 MCOM 4304 Research Method in Mass Com 3 Core
2 MCOM 4308 Development Communication 3 Core
3 MCOM 4302 Online Journalism 3 Core
4 MCOM 4310 Media and Gender 3 Core
5 MCOM 4306 Advanced Communication Theories 3 Core
6 MCOM 4600 Research Project 6 Core
TOTAL 21