BA Journalism & Mass Communication (BAJMC)

BA Journalism & Mass Communication (BA JMC)

Today media has become an inevitable part of our lives. 24 x 7 news channels, newspapers, radio stations, ad agencies etc. are providing ample opportunities to have a successful career. BA JMC is a vocational course that equips students with skills to work in these fields and have a promising career. During the course, department organizes various workshops and training sessions which are conducted by experts from various fields.

Eligibility: 10+2 of any recognized Board or University in any stream with at least 50 % marks.

Semester-I
101 Communication Skills in English-I
110 Punjabi (Compulsory) OR
111 Basic Punjabi
102 Principles of Communication
103 Reporting and Editing-I
104 Media & Politics
105 Photo Journalism
106 Print Media Lab. – Practical
107 Photo Lab. – Practical

Semester-II
201 Communication Skills in English-II
210 Punjabi Compulsory OR
211 Basic Punjabi
202 Press Laws & Media Ethics
203 History of Print Media
204 Mass Communication: Concepts & Processes
205 Design & Graphics
206 Communication Lab. – Practical
207 Design & Graphics Lab. – Practical

Drug Abuse: Problem, Management & Prevention (Compulsory in Sem I & II)

Semester-III
301 Cyber Journalism
302 Reporting and Editing – II
303 History of Broadcasting in India: Policies & Principles
304 News Feature Writing
305 Development and Communication
ESL-221 Environmental Studies (Compulsory)
Practical
306 Reporting & Editing Lab
307 Cyber Lab
308 Feature Writing Lab

Semester-IV
401 Media: Business Communication
402 Programme Formats: Radio & TV
403 Video Production: Idea to Screen
404 Folk Media
405 Advertising: Concepts & Principles
ESL-222 Environmental Studies (Compulsory)
Practical
406 Radio & TV Production Lab
407 Operation & Handling of Video Equipment
408 Advertising Lab

Semester-V
501 Event Management: Principles and Methods
502 Current Affairs: Contemporary Issues in Media : I
503 Media Research & Methodology
504 Social Media
505 Public Relations
Practical
506 Event Management Lab
507 Social Lab
508 Pilot Study

Semester-VI
601 Global Media
602 Current Affairs: Contemporary Issues in Media : II
603 Perspectives of Audio Sound
604 Video Electronic Film Production
605 Specialized Reporting
Practical
606 Audio Lab
607 Specialized Reporting Lab
608 Film Project