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Program at a Glance

Program
Bachelor
College(s)
College of Sciences
Department(s)
Comm & Media, Nicholson Schl
$212.28 per credit hour
$748.89 per credit hour

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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

Fall
May 1
Spring
November 1
Summer
March 1
Fall
July 1
Spring
November 1
Summer
March 1
Fall
March 1
Spring
September 1
Summer
January 1

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Career Opportunities

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