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Program at a Glance

College of Sciences
Comm & Media, Nicholson Schl
$212.28 per credit hour
$748.89 per credit hour

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Admission Requirements

  • The Media Production and Management program is a limited access program that requires a separate application.
  • Students should apply to become Media Production and Management majors only after completing all requirements for admission.
  • Attain an overall minimum 2.25/4.00 GPA based on a minimum of 30 credit hours of college work. Note: meeting the minimum GPA does not guarantee admission since students are admitted on a space available basis. The GPA cut-off varies each term with the quality of applicants, and during previous years, ranged upward from a minimum of 2.9.
  • Receive a positive evaluation of other factors specified by the Nicholson School of Communication and Media.
  • See an NASSC advisor for additional admission criteria.
  • For admission to the program, students must complete or be enrolled into and complete, RTV 3007 with at least a "C" (2.0) or better (if in progress at the time of admission, students who do not earn a "C" (2.0) or better will be removed from the program).
  • Students must be in good academic standing.
  • Meet a grammar proficiency standard ("B" (3.0) grades or better in the following courses or pass the grammar proficiency exam).
    • ENC 1101 - Composition I Credit Hours: 3
    • ENC 1102 - Composition II Credit Hours: 3

Application Deadlines:

  • October 1 to be admitted the next spring term;
  • February 1 to be admitted the next summer term;
  • June 1 to be admitted the next fall term.

Degree Requirements

  • Students must achieve a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 in all UCF Nicholson School of Communication and Media (NSCM) courses taken in the major.
  • All attempts of UCF NSCM courses that could meet major requirements are included in the major GPA calculation, including those taken beyond the minimum required (e.g. additional restricted electives).
  • Students who change degree programs (other than from Media Production and Management Pending) and select this major must adopt the most current catalog.
  • Students may complete an internship off campus in a professional media production company or corporate operation with advisor's approval.
  • Internship credit may be used in this major with prior school permission.
  • Co-op credit may be used in this major with prior approval from a Media Production and Management advisor.
  • Students must consult with a school advisor.
  • School residency requirement consists of at least 24 semester hours of regularly scheduled 3000-4000 level courses taken from the UCF Nicholson School of Communication and Media.
  • Of the 120 hours required for graduation, 72 hours must be taken outside of the disciplines of Communication and Media Studies (Media Production and Management & Journalism) represented within the Nicholson School of Communication and Media.
  • Media Production and Management (MPM) majors must select their required minor from outside the Mass Media (MPM and JOU) programs to remain below the 48 credit hour school maximum.
  • Students seeking to change tracks from Media Management and Operations to Production once accepted into the major, must re-apply to the Media Production and Management major under the Production track.
  • A maximum of three credit hours of internship may be earned in one semester. Internship credit, plus all other hours taken within the school, must not exceed 48 hours.
  • To receive credit for an internship, students must have a 2.5 GPA in their required major courses. Students with less than a 2.5 GPA will not be given academic internship credit.
  • A maximum of three credit hours of internship may be earned within the 46 credit hour school maximum within the 120 credit hours required for graduation. A maximum of six credit hours of internship may be earned within the 120 credit hours required for graduation. Summer internships are available during "C" term only.
  • All prerequisites of courses taught within the College of Sciences will be enforced.
  • Courses designated in 1 (General Ed Program) and 2 (Common Program Prerequisites) are usually completed in the first 60 hours.

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

May 1
November 1
March 1
July 1
November 1
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January 1

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