MA(JMC) is the new MCMS, people!
Now that is not a shocker. The academic council of Mangaluru University has given its nod to change the nomenclature of 7 different courses like MCMS, MCJ, BBM, MLISc, MIB, MHRD, MBA (Tourism administration) from the next academic year.
In accordance to the new changes as directed by the University Grants Commission (UGC) w.e.f academic year 2016, our flagship two year master program, Masters in Communication and Media Studies (MCMS) course would be called MA in Journalism and Mass Communication.
NOTE: THIS CHANGE IS EFFECTIVE FROM 2016-17 BATCHES ONWARDS!
The syllabus, course structure, teaching-learning methods, however, would remain the same as they have been.
The dept of Mass Communication, St Aloysius College has been striving to provide quality mass communication and journalism education to budding media, advertising, digital marketing, film studies students, and this recent change will allow us to fine tune our offerings in the coming academic year.
There is one significant change this year in the syllabus, although this has been approved almost a year this recent development took place and that is the introduction of Digital Media Marketing as an optional subject for corporate communication students. The scope, benefits and future of this new paper can be found here.
For those who are curious (and curiosity is one of the top 5 qualities a media person should have) the 6 other courses that have got new names are:
- BBM course will now be BBA
- MCJ will become MA (Journalism and Mass Communication)
- MLISc will be MLib ISc (Master of Library and Information Science)
- Master of International Business (MIB) will become MCom (International business)
- Master of Human Resource Development (MHRD) will be renamed as MCom (HRD)
- MBA (Tourism administration) will be MBA (Tourism and Travel Management).
That’s it folks for the time being. Keep checking these pages for admission related details that will be posted soon enough.