DEPARTMENT OF MASS COMMUNICATION, FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA
DIPLOMA IN MASS COMMUNICATION 2015/2016 SESSION
FIRST SEMESTER COURSES
 

DIPLOMA YEAR 1


S/NO

COURSE CODE

COURSE DESCRIPTION

CREDIT UNIT

COURSE STATUS

1.

DPMC 101

Basic News Gathering and Reporting

2

Core

2.

DPMC 103

Introduction to Mass Communication

2

Core

3.

DPMC 105

Communication and Society          

2

Core

4.

DPMC 107

African Communication System

2

Core

5.

DPMC 109

Introduction to Broadcasting

2

Core

6.

DPMC 111

Communication Theories I

2

Core

7.

DPMC 113

Editing

2

Core

8.

DPMC 115

English for Mass Communication I

2

Core

9.

DPMC 117

Fundamentals of Radio Journalism

2

Core

DIPLOMA YEAR 2


     S/NO

COURSE CODE

COURSE DESCRIPTION

CREDIT UNIT

COURSE STATUS

1.

DPMC 201

Radio Production

3

Elective

2.

DPMC 203

Newspaper. Magazine Production and Management

2

Core

3.

DPMC 205

Public Relations

2

Core

4.

DPMC 207

Online Journalism

2

Elective

5.

DPMC 209

Advertising

2

Core

6.

DPMC 211

Development Communication

2

Core

7.

DPMC 213

Photojournalism

2

Core

8.

DPMC 217

Data Analysis and Interpretation

2

Core

                       

DEPARTMENT OF MASS COMMUNICATION, FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA
DIPLOMA IN MASS COMMUNICATION COURSES 
SECOND SEMESTER 2015/2016 SESSION

 DIPLOMA YEAR 1


S/NO

COURSE CODE

COURSE DESCRIPTION

CREDIT UNIT

COURSE STATUS

1.

DPMC 102

Writing for Mass Media

2

Core

2.

DPMC 104

Introduction to Mass Communication II

2

Core

3.

DPMC 106

Press History          

2

Core

4.

DPMC 108

Media Law

2

Core

5.

DPMC 112

Social Psychology

2

Core

6.

DPMC 114

Computer For Mass Comm.

2

Elective

7.

DPMC 116

English For Mass Communication II

2

Core

8.

DPMC 118

Fundamentals of T.V. Journalism

2

Core

9.

DPMC 120

Communication Research Methods

2

Core

 

 

Total Credit

18

 

DIPLOMA YEAR II


     S/NO

COURSE CODE

COURSE DESCRIPTION

CREDIT UNIT

COURSE STATUS

1.

DPMC 202

Television Production

3

Elective

2.

DPMC 204

Interpretative & Feature Writing

2

Core

3.

DPMC 208

Specialized Reporting

2

Elective

4.

DPMC 210

Communication Theories

2

Core

5.

DPMC 212

Investigative Journalism

2

Elective

6.

DPMC 218

Media Attachment

2

Core

7.

DPMC 220

Research Project

3

Core

 

 

TOTAL       

16