DIPLOMA Study Plan, Broadcasting Major:
General Education Requirement Courses (42 Credit Hours)
3
Prerequisite
English Composition I
ENGL 104
1
 
3
ENGL 104
English Composition II
ENGL 105
2
3
 
Fundamentals of Speech Communication Interpersonal Skills
COM 114 or
COM 501
3
3
 
Statistics & Contemporary Life
STAT 130
4
3
 
Introduction to Life Science
Introduction to Communication
SCI 114 or
COM 101
5
3
 
Advanced Computer Utilization
CIS 304
6
 
3
 
Introduction to Sociology
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
SOC 100 or
ANTH 105
7
3
 
Elementary Psychology
PSY 120
8
 
 
 
3
 
The History of Philosophy
Critical Thinking
Ethics of the Professions
Introduction to Research Methods
PHIL 101 or
PHIL 120 or
PHIL 324 or
COM100
9
3
 
Introduction to Political Thinking
Introduction to International Relations
POL 202 or
POL 130
10
3
 
Principles of Economics
ECON 210
11
 
 
3
 
Theater Appreciation
Art Appreciation
Introduction to Graphic Design
THTR 201 or
A&D 255 or
COM 200
12
 
 
3
 
The Middle East
Introduction to the Modern World
History and Society of Oman
HIST 309 or
HIST 104 or
HIST 110
13
 
 
3
 
ENGL 104
Arabic Language Skills (only for Arabic Speakers)
Introduction to Literature
ARAB 101 or
ENGL 231
14
DIPLOMA COURSES
BROADCASTING MAJOR (24 Credit Hours)
3
COM 325
Introduction to Broadcast News
COM 242
15
3
 
Introduction to Media Studies
Introduction to Communication Studies
COM 201 or
COM 228
16
3
COM 201
Audio Production
COM 331
17
3
COM 331
TV Production
COM 332
18
3
 
Visual Communication
COM 309
19
3
COM 201
COM 114
Script Writing
Internship
COM 436 or
COM 490
20
3
COM 201
Electronic Media
COM 202
21
3
 
Topics in Writing for Interactive Digital Media
ENGL 435
22
Elective Courses (6 Credit Hours)
3
 
 
 
23
3
 
 
 
24
 Programmes
 
  Media Studies
 
 BA Degree Programme
 
 Journalism
 
 Broadcasting
 
 Public Relations
 
 Diploma Programmes
 
 Journalism
 
 Broadcasting
 
 Public Relations
 
 General Requirements Unit
 


English studies

 
 Degree Programme
 
 BA English Literature Major
 
 Diploma Programme
 
 English Literature Major