Program Code

SMJ-01

Program Code
Program Level

Graduation

Level
Program Duration

3 Years

Duration

Programme Overview

BA in Journalism and Mass Communication at School of Journalism & Mass Communication is a full-time 3-year course that constitutes various aspects of the society like Social, economic, Education, Science, research, Political, Law and Order etc. In this programme students are framed for critical analysis of these aspects using nationally and internationally accepted methodologies that are applicable to media and its sections. 

The faculty at the college is dedicated in making the students more capable and active in the field of journalism. The program constitutes various nationally and internationally accepted methodologies that are applicable to media and its sections.

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Programme Objectives

  • The focus of the course is to nurture socially responsible media professionals, backed with the latest inputs from industry.
  • To equip students with the knowledge and essential skills required for working in various media organizations.
  • To instill knowledge and fundamentals of communication to exhibit communication skills essential for various media platforms.
  • To encourage critical thinking, research aptitude, ethics and social responsibility related to media in the students.

Programme Outcomes

This undergraduate course in mass communication at OSGU, one of the best colleges for BA in Hisar, Haryana will prepare the students for the profession in such a way that they will be compatible in performing any of the job profiles in the area. Personal as well as professional skills which include communication skills, leadership skills, confidence and other curricular skills.

B.A. in Journalism & Mass Communication course has been designed to offer enrolled students Basic journalistic skills in various mass media, to expose students to recent developments in media issues and media research. B.A. Journalism & Mass Communication course also provides professional familiarity with the various technologies involved in mass media like computer applications, respective software and hardware applied in print, radio, television, internet and such forms of media.

Career Path

The journalism aspirants from OSGU are prone to higher and better quality of career opportunities in the field. When the course has been completed, the potential candidates with their given skill set and aptitude scores, can enter either of the following career paths –

  • Feature Writer, 
  • Columnist, 
  • Fashion Photographer, 
  • News Analyst, 
  • Public Relations Officer, 
  • Radio Jockey (RJ), 
  • Special Correspondent, 
  • Video Jockey (VJ), 
  • TV Correspondent, 
  • Freelance Writer, 
  • Correspondent, 
  • Illustrator, 
  • Photojournalist

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum percentage and others criteria for admission will be as per UGC/ Concerned Regulatory Bodies.

Provided below are the criteria that need to be met for the given course.

For National Students

  • 10+2 or its equivalent.

For International Students

  • Rule framed by University Grants Commission (UGC) and notified in its website www.ugc.ac.in will be followed for deciding the eligibility and admission of International students to various courses offered in Om Sterling Global University, Hisar.

Programme Syllabus

The syllabus of the program plays a major role in how the students turn out for the profession. The syllabi drafted by the School of Media and Journalism are detailed and cover the necessary components to ensure a complete and overall education of the students. Given below is the syllabus for BA in Journalism and Mass Communication –

Semester I

S.No. Subject
01. Basic Computer Skills
02. Design And Graphics
03. Introduction to Mass Communication
04. Media History
05. Photojournalism
06. Professional Communication Skills-I
07. Project

Semester II

S.No. Subject
01. Designing For Newspaper
02. Environmental Studies
03. Media Laws And Ethics
04. Photojournalism Practice
05. Professional Communication Skills-II
06. Reporting And Editing For Print Media

Semester III

S.No. Subject
01. Introduction to Journalism  (Reporting, Writing & Editing) + Practical
02. Media Management
03. Folk Media
04. Cyber Media
05. Indian Social System
06. Writing for Media

Semester IV

S.No. Subject
01. State Politics & Constitution
02. Application of Computer in Media
03. Fundamentals of Economics & Indian Economy
04. National & International Affairs
05. Communicative Hindi

Semester V

S.No. Subject
01. Introduction to Public Relations
02. Introduction to Advertising
03. Tribal Communication
04. Communication Research
05. Internship Report

Semester VI

S.No. Subject
01. Radio Journalism
02. Television Journalism
03. Value Education
04. Tribal Study
05. Study Tour

How to Apply

If the program fascinates you yet you are not able to decide upon the right one to choose, you can acquire our Free Tele Counselling session. In case you have any issues or queries regarding the admission, you can fill out the Admission Enquiry form and we shall reach out to you within 24 hours. If you have made up your mind about going ahead with the program, you can fill out the Online Application Form.

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