• Degree: Bachelor
  • Campus: Beirut
  • Faculty: Human Sciences
  • Department: Mass Communication

Program Description

The Department of Mass Communication seeks to promote and maintain the highest level of education through the improvement of teaching and learning methods, research, quality and training to enhance students' skills and abilities to provide the communication services offered in the field of mass communication. Our mission is based upon the aim to develop and enhance the rational, critical and analytical thinking of our students, stimulating their intellectual curiosity, whetting their imagination and creativity, promoting their ability to self-expression, and providing them with all the necessary skills for success in all mass communication fields.


Study Plan:

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
First Semester
GNRL201 ETHICS AND PRINCIPLES OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) FM
GNRL202 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) FM
GNRL203 INTRODUCTION TO MASS COMMUNICATION 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) FM
GNRL204 INTRODUCTION TO HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) FM
GNRL205 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY AND PHILOSOPHY 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) FM
GNRL212 MAJOR ISSUES IN THE ARABIC WORLD 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) FM
Second Semester
MCOM222 News Reporting and the Art of News 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
MCOM224 PRACTICAL TRAINING (PRESS AND RADIO) 3 (3Cr.:8Lab) MD
Third Semester
MCOM321 MASS COMMUNICATION THEORY 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
MCOM323 INTERNATIONAL MEDIA 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
MCOM325 PRACTICAL TRAINING (TV AND E-JOURNALISM) 3 (3Cr.:8Lab) MD
Fourth Semester
MCOM322 METHODOLOGY OF MEDIA RESEARCH 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
MCOM324 PUBLIC RELATIONS 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
MCOM326 PRACTICAL TRAINING (RADIO AND TELEVISION) 3 (3Cr.:8Lab) MD
Fifth Semester
MCOM421 MEASURING PUBLIC OPINION 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
MCOM423 PROPAGANDA AND ADVERTISEMENT 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
MCOM425 PRACTICAL TRAINING (TV AND PRESS) 3 (3Cr.:8Lab) MD
Sixth Semester
MCOM422 GRADUATION PROJECT 3 (3Cr.:6Practical) MD
MCOM424 PRACTICAL TRAINING (TV PRODUCTION/PRESS PRODUCTION) 3 (3Cr.:8Lab) MD

Elective Department (ED)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
MCOM226 INFORMATION DOCUMENTATION 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
MCOM228 MEDIA TEXTS IN ENGLISH 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
MCOM230 RADIO AND TV SCRIPT 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
MCOM327 LOCAL MEDIA AND SOCIAL ISSUES 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
MCOM328 SPECIALIZED AND INVESTIGATIVE PRESS 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
MCOM329 MEDIA AND ARAB ISSUES 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
MCOM330 NEWS SOURCES 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
MCOM331 MEDIA AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
MCOM332 MEDIA POLICIES 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
MCOM426 MEDIA AND POLITICAL SYSTEMS 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
MCOM427 DESIGN AND EXECUTION OF MEDIA RESEARCH 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
MCOM428 ADMINISTRATION OF MEDIA CORPORATIONS 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
MCOM429 SOCIOLOGY OF LITERATURE 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
MCOM430 MEDIA ETHICS 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
MCOM431 INFORMATION STATISTICS 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
MCOM432 MEDIA LEGISLATION AND ETHICAL CODES 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
MCOM433 COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGYAND E-JOURNALISM 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
MCOM435 DOCUMENTARIES AND DRAMA 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED

University Requirements (UR)(CUR)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
MCOM001 MASS COMMUNICATION & SOCIETY 1 (1Cr.:1Lec) CUR