BS Media Studies with Minor in Marketing

Programme Mission:
This programme aims to develop foundational skills for creative expression and critical understanding of media and society. The programme will foster understanding of the socio-cultural dynamics of contemporary society through exposure to cultural theory, history, professional best practices and practical skills for innovative and responsible media solutions in diverse contexts including marketing.

First Year Second Year Third Year Fourth Year
Winter Term: Sept. – Dec Winter Term: Sept. – Dec Winter Term: Sept. – Dec Winter Term: Sept. – Dec
  1. Intro to Micro Econ(3)
  2. Mathematics I (3)
  3. Statistics I (3)
  4. Applications of Information Communication Technologies (ICT- Computing I ) (3)
  5. Communication Skills (3)
  6. Islamic Studies*(2)
  7. Ideology and Constitution of Pakistan/ Studio Arts *(2)
  1. Cultural Studies I
  2. Environmental Science: Intro (3)
  3. Mass Communication
  4. Entrepreneurship*(2)
  5. Sociology/Psychology *(2)
  1. Editing for Screen Media
  2. New Media Practices
  3. Survey of Asian Art
  4. Principles of Marketing
  1. Film Practice
  2. Broadcast Journalism
  3. Advertising
  4. Research Methods
Spring Term: Jan. – May Spring Term: Jan. – May Spring Term: Jan. – May Spring Term: Jan. – May
  1. Intro to Macro Econ (3)
  2. Mathematics II (3)
  3. Statistics II (3)
  4. Computing for Business & Economics II (3)
  5. Academic Writing (3)
  6. Studio Arts/ Ideology and Constitution of Pakistan *(2)
  7. Financial Accounting I
  1. News Reporting and Writing
  2. Cultural Studies II
  3. Film Studies
  4. Intro to English Literature
  5. Civics and Community Engagement* (2)
  1. Screenwriting
  2. Cinematography
  3. Graphic Design
  4. Intro to Consumer Behavior
  1. Studies in Documentary Film & TV
  2. Modern and Contemporary Art from South Asia
  3. Lahore-City and Representatio
  4. Pakistan Economy *(2)
  5. Research Project (3)
  Summer Term: June – Aug Summer Term: June – Aug  
 

 Quranic Studies (non-credit Course)

 Applied Media Studies Field Assignment and Report (Internship)

 

Length of BS Media Studies programme and Graduation Requirements: The BS Media Studies with Minor in Marketing Programme is a 4 year degree programme requiring completion of a minimum of 141 credit hours. A CGPA of 2.0 is required to graduate from the programme.
Credit Hours: All courses are 4 credit hours each except courses indicated as (3 credit hours) and (2 credit hours.)
Academic Year: The academic year consists of 2 Semesters (Winter, Spring) and an optional Summer Term for deficiency/ failure/repetition courses. The Winter Semester from September - December and Spring Semester from January – May consist of 16-18 weeks each including one week for Mid Semester Exams and one week for Final Semester Exams. The optional Summer Term for deficiency/failure/repetition courses will be from June – August for 9-11 weeks.
Course Load: Students can take a maximum of 21 credit hours during the regular winter and spring semesters and a maximum of 8 credit hours in the optional Summer Term for deficiency/failure/repetition courses. The maximum number of total credit hours excluding deficiency/failure/repetition courses may not exceed 42 credit hours in an academic year. The Research Method Course and Research Project in the fourth year cannot be advanced to an earlier semester.
Internship: In order to graduate students will be required to complete an Applied Media Studies Field Assignment and Report (Internship) ( 3 credit hours) at least 8 week in duration which is to be taken in any Summer Term.
Entrance Requirements: Admission into the Lahore School’s Bachelors Programmes is regulated through i) SAT I (1200 with minimum 600 mathematics) or Lahore School Entrance Examination and ii) interview process. Entrance requirements for the Bachelors Programmes are 12- 13 years of formal schooling with a maximum of one gap year with the following certifications: (i) Matric and Intermediate with at least 60% marks (ii) American High School Diploma with IBCC equivalence of 60%. (iii) International Baccalaureate with IBCC equivalence of 60%.
(iv) GCE ‘O’ Level passes in 8 subjects and A level in three principal subjects with IBCC equivalence of 60%. No credit in A Level will be given for any Advanced Subsidiary or General Paper or any other half credit course. Candidates awaiting final result can also apply subject to the condition that they submit their A Level / FA / FSc and High School result soon after their declaration in August. An equivalence certificate will be required for O-Level / American High School Diploma / International Baccalaureate and A-Level from IBCC.


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