Mass Communication and Extension is a program designed to create an understanding of developmental mechanism for changing the mind and action of people to attain community development through skills and processes in the areas of mass media and mass communication.
Duration :3 years.
Eligibility :HSC in Home Science / Science / Arts / Commerce
The course will enable the students to:
Be sensitized about the issues related to society, environment, health, and education.
Get trained in the various mass media skills and processes linked to Photography, Sound Reproduction, Film making, Advertising and the like.
Apply the knowledge of extension and mass communication in mainstream and alternative media to bring about social change and reach to the unreached.
Critically evaluate the nature and content of mass media for creating innovative and effective communication.
This Course May Be The Right Choice For Those Who
Find it interesting to observe and understand the sociological concepts.
Wish to explore ways to communicate creatively.
Are innovative in communicating with the society for their development.
Like to work with people
Event Manager, Public Relations officer, Client Service manager in Advertising agency.
Production House- as assistant director, scriptwriter, cinematographer, photographer, actor.
Sound engineer and designer.
Photojournalist, journalist, graphic designer. – Program Officer/Community Development officer, Extension Education Departments of Government of India.
Project-in-charge, in the Department of Corporate Social Responsibility in corporate houses.
Community Development officer in Non Governmental Organizations
Entrepreneur in the area of Mass Communication and Extension Education viz. freelance photographer, graphic designer, content developer.
Opportunities For Further education :
MSc. in Extension Education
M.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication
Masters in Educational Technology
PG Diploma in Journalism, Script writing, Video production,
Advertising, Public Relations, Event Management
MSW in Social Work
SIR VITHALDAS THACKERSEYCOLLEGE OF HOME SCIENCE (AUTONOMOUS)
Program: B.Sc.in Mass Communication and Extension – Honors / Regular
Communicative English (4 + 0)
AEC & SEC
Environmental Studies (4 + 0)
Personal and Professional Relationships in Adulthood (4+0) OR Marriage and Parenting(4+0)
Fashion Craft (0 + 4) OR Fundamentals of Fashion (4+0)
Fundamentals of Communication(0+4)
Consumer Education and Financial Literacy (4+0) OR Travel Arrangements and Formalities (4+0)
Nutrition for Health Promotion (4+0) OR Fundamentals of Bakery (0+4)
Functional English OR Advanced English (4+ 0) OR Science for Life (4 + 0)
Contemporary Social Issues (4+0)
Fundamentals of Photography (0+4)
Gender Studies (2+0)
AEC & SEC
Foreign Language (0+2) OR Media and Information Literacy (0+2)
Extension Education (4+0)
Computer Application in Communication (0+4)
Leadership Development (4+0)
Media Studies (4 +0 )
Research Methods in Mass Communication and Extension(4+0) *Only for Honors
Public Relations (4+0)
Sound for Media (4+4)
Marketing and Advertising (4 +0 )
Writing for Print Media (0+4)
Brand Building (0+4)*Only for Honors
Sustainable Development (4+0)
Corporate Social Responsibility (4+0)
Entrepreneurship Development (0+4)
Programme Planning and Evaluation (4+0)
8 credits for Regular
Only for Honors
Soft Skills and Image Management (0+4)
Content Development for Broadcast Media (0+4)
Event Management (0+4)
Community Outreach Programmes (0+6)
Research and Trends in Mass Communication and Extension Education (0+2)