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Department of Journalism
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The Oldest University in Africa and the Middle East - Cairo University
 
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The Bachelor degrees given by the faculty

CairoUniversity offers, based on the faculty of mass communication’s request, the Bachelor degree in mass communication in the following specializations:

1-   Journalism

2-   Broadcasting and Television

3-   Public Relations and marketing

4-   Mass communication -English section program

5-   Online Journalism program

6-   Mass communication program in the open education system

 

The study system

1.   The study in the Bachelor program depends on the Credit Hours system. One credit hour represents one theoretical lecture per week and two hours practical per week for labs, work-shops and training. The semester consists from 16 weeks.

2.    It takes 4 years to obtain a Bachelor degree from the faculty of mass communication. The university year consists from two semesters based on the evaluation approved from Cairo university. The mid-year vacation which takes place between the two semesters is two weeks long. There is a possibility to offer an intensive summer semester with a maximum of two courses (6 CreditHours).

 

3.    A student must pass 132 Credit Hours in the 4 years of study (8semesters) with an average of 33 Credit Hours per year. Each course represents3 Hours. The total number of courses required is 44 courses.

 

4.     Each student must register at the beginning of each semester the courses he/she would like to take. The maximum number of Credit Hours per week is 18 hours (6 courses). Itis possible to exceed this limit to 21 Credit Hours per week for lettingthestudent graduate in the same semester.

 

The courses are divided to

 

The study in the faculty of mass communication is divided into to levels;

 

First level: it consists from two semesters. The student learns about some general courses , the faculty requirements and introductory courses about the three major faculty departments

Second Level: it is a one-year period.It consists from 6 semesters in which students are obliged to specialize in one of the faculty’s departments (Journalism- Broadcasting and Television- PublicRelations and Marketing).

 

To obtain a Bachelor degree (BA.) in mass communication in one of the specializations the faculty offers, a student needs to pass 132 Credit Hours as follows:

Credit Hours

24

=

3

x

courses

8

General requirements

1.     

Credit Hours

42

=

3

x

Courses

14

Faculty’s requirements

2.     

Credit Hours

45

=

3

x

courses

15

Core department requirements

3.     

Credit Hours

15

3

x

courses

5

Elective department requirements

4.     

Credit Hours

6

=

3

x

courses

2

Elective courses

5.     

Credit Hours  

132

=

3

x

courses

44

Total

6.     

 

The student’s grades are calculated in thefollowing manners:

Less than 60%

F

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Points

Grade

Percentage

4

A

More than 90%

3.7

A-

from 87% to less than 90%

3.4

B

From 84% to less than 87%

3

B

From 77% to less than 84%

2.7

B-

From 77% to less than 80%

2.4

C

From 74% to less than 77%

2

C

From 70% to less than 74%

1.7

c-

From 67% to less than 70%

1.4

D

From 64% to less than 67%

1

D

From 60% to less than 64%

0

F

Less than 60%

 

 

7-    The cumulative grade is calculated based on the following manners:

 

 

Description

GPA

Excellent

More than 3.5

Very Good

Less than 3.5

 Good

Less than 3

 Pass

Less than 2.5

Fall

Less than 2

The highest honors is given to students who provided all the graduation requirements with a GPA of 3.6 and the second

The high honors is given to students with a GPA from 3.4 and less than 3.6 with no prior failure in any course.