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BSS (Hon’s) Syllabus । Department of Communication And Journalism । University of Chittagongs

 Syllabus For the B.S.S. Honours Courses
 

Departmentof Communicationand Journalism Universityof Chittagong 

 
Distribution of Marks (নাম্বার বিভাজন)
bss syllabus
Written Papers 2800
Class Test 100
Viva-Voce 100
Total  3000
 
1st Year B S S (Hons) [CAJ 101 to CAJ 107]
 
Written Papers 700
Class Test 25
Viva-Voce 25
Total 750
 
2nd Year B S S (Hons) [CAJ 201 to CAJ 207]
 
Written Papers 700
Class Test 25
Viva-Voce 25
Total 750
 
3rd Year B S S (Hons) [CAJ 301 to CAJ 307]
 
Written Papers 700
Class Test 25
Viva-Voce 25
Total 750
 
4th Year B S S (Hons) [CAJ 401 to CAJ 407]
 
Written Papers 700
Class Test 25
Viva-Voce 25
Total 750
 
 
communication and journalism syllabus
 
Courses of B. S. S (Honours)
 (bss syllabus)
1st Year (100 r 7=700)
 
Major Courses
 
Course No : Course Title
 
CAJ 101 : Concepts of Communication
CAJ 102 : Concepts of Journalism
CAJ 103 : Origin and Development of Journalism
CAJ 104 : Bangladesh: Society, Culture, Politics and Heritage
CAJ 105 : Media Writing: English
 
Related  Courses
CAJ 106 : Bangla Writing skills
CAJ 107 : Computer Application
 
 
2nd Year (100 r 7=700)
 
Major Courses
 
Course No : Course Title
 
CAJ 201 : News Gathering and Writing
CAJ 202 : News Editing
CAJ 203 : Interpersonal and Group Communication
CAJ 204 : Broadcast Journalism
CAJ 205 : Media Laws
 
Related Courses
 
CAJ 206 : Fundamentals of Economics
CAJ 207 : Contemporary Affairs 
 
3rd Year (100 r 7=700)
 
Course No : Course Title
 
CAJ 301 : Comprehensive Reporting
CAJ 302 : Comprehensive Editing
CAJ 303 : Editorial and Feature Writing
CAJ 304 : Organizational and Public Communication
CAJ 305 : Mass Communication
CAJ 306 : New Media Technologies
 
Related Courses
CAJ 307 : Statistics for Social Research
 
 
4th Year (100 r 7=700)
 
Course No : Course Title
 
CAJ 401 : Depth Reporting
CAJ 402 : Newspaper Editing and Makeup
CAJ 403 : Media Economics and Management
CAJ 404 : Communication & Media Research
CAJ 405 : Media and Society
CAJ 406 : Development Communication
CAJ 407 : Media and Politics 
 
 
1st Year B. S. S. Honours (bss syllabus)
 
Total Marks-750
 
(Course Marks-700, Class Test-25, Viva-25)
 
সিএজে ১০১ : যোগাযোগের ধারণা
 
Marks : 100
 
A. Introduction
ü Communication Concepts: Definitions, Components, Types, Nature, Contexts, Content
ü Communication Models
ü Principles of Communication
ü Origin and Development of Communication
B. Self in Communication
ü Self – Concept
ü Self – Awareness
ü Self – Esteem
ü Self – Disclosure
C. Perception
ü Perception Process
ü Process that Influence perception
ü Making Perception More Accurate
D. Listening
ü Listening Process
ü Interference in Listening
E. Verbal and Non-verbal Codes
ü Language and Meaning
ü Influence on Language Uses
ü Barriers to Thinking and Communication
 
 
Reference:
John Fiske : Introduction to Communication Studies
Joseph A. Devito : Essentials of Human Communication
Lary L. Barker : Communication
Gail E. Myers and The Dynamics of Human
Michele Toleta : Communication (A Laboratory Approach)
Wilbur Schramm : Mass Communication
Raymond Williams : Communication
A.L. Barber : The Story of Language
David K. Berlo : The Process of Communication
Communication Models
Joseph A. Devito : Communicology : An Introduction to
the Study of Communication
Ronald B. Adler, & Understanding Human Communication
George Rodman
Stewart L. Tubbs : Human Communication: Principles and Contexts
Andrew D. Wolvin (ed.) : Listening and Human Communication in the 21st Century 
 
 
সিএজে ১০২ : সাংবাদিকতার ধারণা
 
Marks : 100
 
1. Definition, Scope and Forms of Journalism
2. Functions of Journalism
3. Definition, Types and Sources of News
4. Elements of News
5. Concepts of Newspapers (Identifying different types of news, Editorial, Post-Editorial, Letters, Standing Matters, Feature, Magazine Sections, Advertisement- Display and Classified)
6. Code of Ethics in Journalism
7. Freedom of the Press and Pressures on Media
8. Social Responsibilities of Journalism
9. Challenges and On-the Job Problems in Journalism
10. Objectivity in Journalism
11. Journalism Terminology
 
Reference:
Fox Mott – New Survey of Journalism
Fraser Bond – Introduction to Journalism
F.J. Mansfield – Complete Journalism
M.V. Kamath – Professional Journalism
The Thomson – Foundation The News Machine
Philip Patterson and Lee Wilkins – Media Ethics Issues and Cases
Tony Harcup Journalism – Principles and Practice
Lynette S. Burns – Understanding Journalism
Ross Eaman – The A to Z of Journalism
Karin Wahl-Jorgensen,
& Thomas Hanitzsch  – The Handbook of Journalism Studies
Stuart Allan (ed.) – The Routledge Companion to News and Journalism
Christopher H. Sterling (ed.) – Encyclopedia of Journalism 
 
 
সিএজে ১০৩ : সাংবাদিকতার উদ্ভব ও বিকাশ
 
Marks : 100
 
1. Origin and Growth of Journalism
2. Development of Journalism in Indian Sub-Continent
3. Development of Journalism in Bangladesh
4. Journalism in Pre Liberation, Liberation and post Liberation Period
5. Development of Electronic Journalism in Indian Sub-Continent with Special Reference to Bangladesh
6. Contemporary Mass Media in Bangladesh
7. Media Ownership and Control
8. News Agencies
 
 
Reference:
Nidig Krisnamurthy Press in India
F.L. Mott American Journalism
J.Natarajan History of Indian Journalism
B.N. Ahuja History of Press, Press Laws and Communication
Margarita Barns Indian Press
S.M.A. Firoze Press in Pakistan
Dr Shaikh Abdus Salam Mass Media in Bangladesh: Newspapers, Radio and Television
 
তারাপদ পাল – ভারতের সংবাদপত্র
আশফাক-উল-আলম – আধুনিক ভারতে সাংবাদিকতা
ড. পার্থ চট্টোপাধ্যায় – বাংলা সংবাদপত্র ও বাঙালির নবজাগরণ
সুব্রত শংকর ধর – বাংলাদেশের সংবাদপত্র
জুলফিকার হায়দার – বাংলাদেশের সংবাদপত্র ও সাংবাদিকতা
পিআইবি, ঢাকা পথিকৃত
পিআইবি, ঢাকা সাংবাদিক অভিধান
মুনতাসির মামুন – উনিশ শতকে বাংলাদেশের সংবাদ-সাময়িকপত্র-১ম খন্ড
মুস্তাফা নূরউল ইসলাম – সাময়িকপত্রে জীবন ও জনমত (১৯০১-১৯৩০) 
ড.মুহাম্মদ ইকবাল হোসাইন – মুসলিম বিশ্বে সংবাদপত্রের ইতিবৃত্ত ও বিকাশ ধারা
 
Oxford University Press The Oxford Dictionary of New Words: A popular guide to words in the news
Wynford Hicks English for Journalists (3rd edition)
 
 
 
CAJ 104 : Bangladesh: Society, Culture, Politics and Heriage
সিএজে ১০৪ : বাংলাদেশ : সমাজ, সংস্কৃতি , রাজনীতি ও ঐতিহ্য
 
Marks : 100
 
1. Land and Language (Historical Development)
2. Race, Religion and Tribes
3. Culture: Concepts, Trends and Differences
4. Population: Socio-political and Economic Traits
5. Political history of British India
6. Renaissance in Bengal
7. Bangla Language Movement
8. Emergence of Bangladesh
9. Constitution of Bangladesh
10. Democratization Process
11. Political Attitudes and Culture
12. Political Socialization and Political Participation
13. Role of Bureaucracy, Army, Interest Groups and Political Parties
 
 
Reference:
D.N. Majumdar Race and Cultures of India
V.A. Sonith Early History of India
Rounaq Jahan Bangladesh Politics: Problems and Issues 
Tushar Kanti Barua Political Elite in Bangladesh
Harun-or-Rashid The Foreshadowing of Bangladesh
G.W.Chowdhury Constitutional Development in Pakistan
দেবীপ্রসাদ চট্টোপাধ্যায় লোকায়ত দর্শন
ক্সসয়দ আলী আহসান (সম্পাদিত) বাংলাদেশের সংস্কৃতি
আনিসুজ্জামান (সম্পাদিত) বাংলা সাহিত্যের ইতিহাস (১ম খন্ড)
সিরাজুল ইসলাম (সম্পাদিত) বাংলাদেশের ইতিহাস
নীহাররঞ্জন রায় বাঙ্গালীর ইতিহাস
গোপাল হালদার সংস্কৃতির রূপান্তর
বিনয় ঘোষ বিদ্যাসাগর ও বাঙ্গালী সমাজ
বিনয় ঘোষ বাংলার নব জাগরণ
রণজিৎ গুহ নিমড়ববর্গের ইতিহাস
বিপুল রঞ্জন নাথ বাংলাদেশের সাংবিধানিক ও রাজ‣নতিক বিকাশ
বদরুদ্দিন উমর পূর্ববাংলার ভাষা আন্দোলন ও তৎকালিন রাজনীতি
ড. হারুন-অর-রশিদ বাঙ্গালীর রাষ্ট্রচিন্তা ও স্বাধীন বাংলাদেশের অভ্যূদয় 
 
 
 
সিএজে ১০৫ : গণমাধ্যম লিখন : ইংরেজি
Marks : 100
 
1. Grammar and Composition
a) Parts of speech
b) Right forms of verbs
c) Appropriate uses of preposition
d) Phrases and Idiomes
e) Clauses and structure of sentences
f) Sequence of Tenses
g) Synthesis
h) Common Mistakes in English/Correction
i) Punctuation
j) Synonym and Antonym
k) Modal Auxiliaries
2. Writing for Media
a) Techniques for Standard Writing b) Journalistic Convention – Accuracy, Clarity and Brevity. c) Journalistic Style – Sentence Making and Using Words d) Introduction to Style Books e) Characteristics of News Stories f) Comprehension g) Passage Writing h) Idea Expansion i) Translation 

Reference:

Clive Taylor Advancing Language Skills

R.A. Close English We Use 

 

Wren & Martin High School English Grammar & Composition
Randolf Flesh The Art of Readable Writing
Strunke and White Writing Style
Wilber and Miller Modern Media Writing
A S Hornby Guide to Patterns and Usage in English 
 
 
 
CAJ 106 (Related Course-1) : Bangla Writing Skills
সিএজে ১০৬ (অনুষঙ্গী কোর্স-১) : বাংলা লিখনশৈলী
 
Marks : 100
 
(ক) ভাষা পরিচিতি ও রচনানীতি
ক. বাংলা ভাষার সাধারণ পরিচয়
খ. শব্দ ঃ উৎপত্তি (তৎসম, অর্ধতৎসম, তদ্ভব, দেশী ও বিদেশী), গঠন (মে․লিক ও সাধিত) ও অর্থভিত্তিক (যে․গিক, রূঢ বা রূঢি শব্দ; যোগরূঢ শব্দ) শ্রেণীকরণ
গ. প্রতিবর্ণীকরণ: International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA)পরিচিতি, গুরুত্ব ও প্রয়োজনীয়তা
ঘ. বানানবিধি: ণ-ত্ব বিধান ও ষ-ত্ব বিধান; প্রমিত বানান রীতির নিয়ম পর্যালোচনা
ঙ. পরিভাষা: পরিচয়, প্রয়োজনীয়তা ও উদাহরণ
চ. বাক্য-প্রকরণ
ছ. ব্যক্য পরিচয়
জ. পূর্ণাঙ্গ বাক্যের লক্ষণ ঃ আকাঙ্খা, যোগ্যতা ও আসক্তি
ঝ. বাক্যের উদ্দেশ্য ও বিধেয়
ঞ. বাচ্য (কর্তৃবাচ্য, কর্মবাচ্য, ভাববাচ্য, কর্মকর্তৃবাচ্য, বাচ্য পরিবত․ন)
ট. বিরাম-চিহ্নের ব্যবহার
ঠ. ভাষা‣শলী (সৃজনশীল গদ্যের ভাষা, সমালোচনামূলক গদ্যের ভাষা; গদ্যের ভাষা ও কবিতার ভাষা)
২. গণমাধ্যমে বাংলা ভাষা ব্যবহারের প্রায়োগিক বিষয়াবলী
ক. অনুবাদ
খ. পুনর্লিখন
গ. সংবাদ প্রতিবেদনের ভাষা বিশ্লেষণ
ঘ. সংলাপ বিশ্লেষণ (সাধু/চলিত, সর্বনাম/μিয়া)
ঙ. গণমাধ্যমের স্টাইল বুক পরিচিতি
চ. ধারণা সম্প্রসারণ
 
 
Reference:
 
বাংলা সাহিত্য সমিতি প্রবন্ধ-সম্ভার 
বাংলা একাডেমী প্রমিত বাংলা বানানের নিয়ম
বাংলা একাডেমী বাংলা বানান অভিধান
বাংলাদেশ প্রেস ইনস্টিটিউট সংবাদপত্রে বাংলা ভাষা
মুহাম্মদ আবদুল হাই ধ্বনিবিজ্ঞান ও বাংলা ধ্বনিতত্ত্ব 
 
 
 
CAJ 107 (Related Course-2) : ComputerApplication
সিএজে ১০৭ : ( অনুসঙ্গী কোর্স-২) : কম্পিউটার প্রয়োগ
 
Marks : 100 (Theory:50 & Practical:50)
 
Computer: Introduction and Operation
Word Processing (Bangla and English); Excel
Power Point Presentation
Introduction to Page Maker, Quark Express, Illustrator, Photoshop
Internet and Websites
Latest Computer Technologies
 
 
Reference:
Peter Norton Introduction to Computers
Peter Norton New Inside the PC
Ron White How Computers Work
E.M. Rogers New Communication Technology
Marjo Ferguson New Communication Technology
Brian Brooks Journalism in the Information Age: A Guide to Computers for Reporters and Editors
H.L. Capron Essentials of Computing
UNESCO The Net for Journalists 
 
 
 
2nd Year B.S.S. Honours
 
 
Total Marks-750
(Course Marks-700, Class Test-25, Viva-25)
 
 
সিএজে ২০১ : সংবাদ সংগ্রহ ও লিখন
 
Marks : 100
(Theory-50 & Practical-50)
 
1. Qualities and Functions of a Reporter
2. Techniques of News Gathering
3. Interviewing: Types and Techniques
4. Reporter’s News Sources and Beats
5. Structure of News Story
6. Writing News Leads
7. Techniques of News Writing
8. Writing simple stories [Practice]
9. Covering Seminars, Discussions, Socio-Cultural Functions, Press Conference
[Field Exercise]
 
 
Reference:
Carole Rich Writing and Reporting News
Bruce D. Itule & Douglas A. News Writing & Reporting For
Anderson Today’s Media
J. Harris & S. Johnson Complete Reporter
Carl Warren Modern News Reporting 
The Missouri Group News Reporting & Writing
Melvin Mencher Basic News Writing
Melvin Mencher News Reporting and Writing
James Glen Stovall Writing For The Mass Media
M.V. Charnley Reporting
Chris Frost Reporting for Journalists (2nd edition)
Wynford Hicks Writing for Journalists
Sally Adams, & Wynford Hicks Interviewing for Journalists (2nd edition)
(6th edition)
Fred Fedler, et al. Reporting for the Media, 8th Edition
Jan J. Yopp & Beth A. Haller An introduction to news reporting: a beginning journalist’s guide 
 
 
 
CAJ 202 : News Editing
সিএজে ২০২ : সংবাদ সম্পাদনা
Marks : 100 
(Theory:30 & Practical:70)
 
Scope, Importance and Techniques of Editing
Introducing Newsroom
Qualities and Functions of a Sub-Editor
Sources and Nature of Copies
Intro Writing
Rewriting Simple Stories
Handling Press Release, Press-Notes and Handouts
Headline Writing
Proof Reading
Translation: English to Bengali and Bengali to English
[Visiting Media Houses]
 
 
Reference:
Bastian, Case & R. Baskette Editing the Days News
Bruce Westley News Editing
Gene Gilmore Modern Newspaper Editing
G. Gilmore & R. Rovt Editing in Brief
Herald Gross Editors on Editing
Jwadur Rahman (PIB) News Editing Manual 
 
 
CAJ 203 : Interpersonal and Group Communication
সিএজে ২০৩ : আন্তঃব্যক্তিক ও গোষ্ঠী যোগাযোগ
 
Marks : 100
 
 Definitions of Interpersonal Communication
 Nature and Definition of Dyadic Communication
 Interpersonal Relationship Stages
 Relationships : Concept and Theories
 Conflict and Conflict Management
 Interpersonal Attraction
 Apprehension and Assertiveness
 Fidelity of Communication
 Communication Credibility
 Definition of Small Group
 Group Dynamics
 Leaders in Small Group Communication
 
Reference:
Joseph A. DeVito Interpersonal Communication Book
T.K. Gamble and M. Gangle Communication Works
E.M. Rogers and R. Rogers Communication in Organization
Willmot W. W Dyadic Communication
E. M. Rogers and D.L. Kincade Communication Networks
Robert Townsend Up the Organization
Richard Crabur One to Another 
Anne Hill, James Watson, Danny Rivers KeyThemes in Interpersonal Communication:
And Mark Joyce Culture, Identities and Performance
Peter Hartley Interpersonal Communication 2nd edition
Peter Hartley Group Communication
Skilled interpersonal communication: Research, theory and practice
Interpersonal Communication: Everyday Encounters
Joann Keyton Group communication: Process and analysis
Scott A. Myers, Carolyn M. AndersonThe Fundamentals of Small Group Communication 
 
 
 
সিএজে ২০৪ : সম্প্রচার সাংবাদিকতা
 
Marks : 100
(Theory- 70 & Practical-30 )
 
1. Inception of Radio and TV in Bangladesh
2. Characteristics of Electronic Media
3. Electronic News Gathering (ENG) and Satellite News Gathering (SNG)
4. Studio and Hardware (Microphone, Audio Recorders, TV Camera, Light)
5. Basic Rules for Writing News for Radio and TV
6. Presentation and News Room Administration
7. Audience Analysis of Electronic and Print Media
8. Radio and TV News Production (Exercise)
9. Broadcast Interviewing
10. Introduction to Studio and Live Broadcast
11. Major TV Stations: Bangladesh and Global
[ Hand on Experiences ]
 
 
Reference:
Donald E. Brown &
John Paul James Radio & Television News
John Paul James News of the Radio
Paul W Write News of the Radio
David Dary How to Write News for Broadcast and Print Media 
Rick Wilber & Randy Miller Modern Media Writing
Anthony Friedmann Writing for Visual Media
K.M. Shrivastava Radio and TV Journalism
S.K. Bansal Journalism and Electronic Media
Ted White & Frank Barnas Broadcast News Writing, Reporting
and Production
 
 
 
 
CAJ 205 : Media Laws
সিএজে ২০৫ : গণমাধ্যম আইন
 
Marks : 100
 
1. Press Freedom: Global and Bangladesh Perspectives
2. Growth and Development of Press Laws in the Sub-Continent
3. Fundamental Rights
4. Defamation, Privacy and Contempt of Court
5. Censorship
6. Copy Right
7. Press Council of Bangladesh and Experiences of Other Countries
8. Access to Information
9. Rights to Information Act (RTI)
10. Legal Issues Affecting Journalism
11. Media Ethics
12. Objectivity
13. Laws Relating to Media Ownership
[Case Studies of Press Council of Bangladesh]
 
 
Reference:
A.N.M. Gaziul Haque Press Laws in Bangladesh
Gazi Shamsur Rahman Laws Relating to the Press in Bangladesh
Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2009 
 
 
 
 
CAJ 206 (Related Course-3) : Fundamentals of Economics
সিএজে ২০৬ (অনুসঙ্গী কোর্স-৩ ) : অর্থনীতির মৌলিক বিষয়াবলী
 
 
Marks : 100
 
1. Elements of Demand and Supply
2. Utility-Cardinal Versus ordinal Utility-the Law of Equi-Marginal Utility-the Indifference Curve Analysis
3. Market Structure-Price and Output and Perfect Competition and Monopoly
4. National Income-Concepts and Measurement-Problems in the Measurement of National Income
5. Fiscal and Monetary Policy
6. Inflation-Concepts, Causes and Effects
7. Pattern of International Trade-Absolute and Comparative Advantage Theories
8. Devaluation
9. Money and Banking-Central Bank and Commercial Bank
10. Taxes-Direct Versus Indirect Taxed-Principles of Taxation
11. Budget Analysis-Cost benefit Approach
12. Foreign Aid
13. Share Market
14. International Financial Institution
15. Economic Trades : National, Regional and Global
 
Reference:
Samuelson Economics
Edwin Mansfield Macroeconomics
Edwin Mansfield Macroeconomics: Theory and Applications
T.N. Sachders International Economics
Higgins Economic Development
M. C. Vaish Macroeconomics Theory 
Bangladesh Govt. Statistical Year Books of Bangladesh 
 
 
 
CAJ 207 (Related Course-4) : Contemporary Affairs
সিএজে ২০৭ :  (অনুসঙ্গী কোর্স-৪ ) : সাম্প্রতিক বিষয়াবলী
 
Marks : 100
 
This course will focus on the contemporary socio-political and economic aspects of Bangladesh; analyzes the constitution and foreign policy and evaluate the government policies and programmes. It will also lay emphasis on the environment and other contemporary issues of our country as well as regional issues.
The course will also trace the development of the ideas shaping the modern world, international affairs with its background. It will analyze the factors determining political power in modern world, distribution of world resources, conflict of interests, international organizations, trouble spots of the world, world peace and major scientific developments. Determining geographic locations of important places and establishments and map reading is essential for the course.
 
 
Reference:
Tushar Kanti Barua Political Elite in Bangladesh
Asiatic Society in Bangladesh Banglapedia
Edward Said From Oslo to Iraq and the Road map
Terena K. Hopkins & World System Analysis Theory
Immanuel Wallerstein (Ed) and Methodology
Terena K. Hopkins & Process of the World-System
Immanuel Wallerstein (Ed) fare 
Noam Chomsky World Orders, Old and New Class War
 
 
 
3rd Year B. S. S. Honours
 
 
Total Marks-750
(Course Marks-700, Class Test-25, Viva-25)
 
 
সিএজে ৩০১ : সর্বাত্মক রিপোর্টিং
 
Marks : 100
 (Theory:40 & Practical:60)
 
1. Reviewing Techniques of Reporting
2. Art of Interviewing
3. Covering Press Conference, Press Briefing and Meet the Press
4. Writing Follow-up Stories
5. Covering Public Meeting and Public Speech
6. Reporting Sports
7. Covering Crime and Courts
8. Reporting Development Issues
(Topic will be followed by field exercises)
 
 
Reference:
Bruce D. Itule & Douglas A. News Writing & Reporting For
Anderson Today’s Media
Carole Rich Writing and Reporting News
J. Harris & S. Johnson Complete Reporter
Carl Warren Modern News Reporting
The Missouri Group News Reporting & Writing
John Hohenberg The Professional Journalist 
M.V. Chamley Reporting
J. Harries & S. Johnson Complete Reporter
Carl Warren Modern News Reporting
 
 
 
সিএজে ৩০২ : সর্বাত্মক সম্পাদনা
 
 
Marks : 100 
(Theory:40 & Practical:60)
 
1. News Management Functions
2. Selection and Editing of News
3. Writing Headline and Intro
4. Rewriting Different Types of Stories
5. Picture Editing and Caption Writing
6. News Translation [Bengali to English and English to Bengali]
7. Preparation of Schedule
(Students are required to make occasional press visit)
 
 
 
Reference:
Robert E. Garst Headline & Deadline
Baskelle et al The Art of Editing
Bruce Wesley News Editing
Bastin, Case and Baskette Editing the Days News
Alfred A. Crowell Creative News Editing
Charles H. Brown News Editing and Display
ফজলুল করিম – ফটো সম্পাদনা , লে-আউট ও ডিজাইন
 
 
 
সিএজে ৩০৩ : সম্পাদকীয় ও ফিচার লিখন
 
Marks : 100 
(Theory- 30 & Practical-70)
 
1. Contents of Editorial Pages
2. Editorial Purpose, Structure & Range
3. Editorial Policy-Editorial Code of Ethics
4. Techniques and Research for Editorial Writing
5. Editing Letters to the Editor
6. Editing Opinion Items
7. Exercise: Writing Editorials and Post-Editorials
8. Definition of Feature
9. Importance and Scope of Feature in Journalism
10. Difference Between Hard news and Feature Stories
11. Structure of Feature
12. Techniques and Research for Writing Feature
13. Types of Features
14. Photo Feature and Feature Photo
15. Exercise: Writing Features
 
 
Reference:
M. Averdo & J.O. Tohmson The Media Reader
William L. Revers The Mass Media
Hillier Kricghbaum Facts in Perspectives: the Editorial Page & News Interpretation
H. Patterson Writing and Selling Feature Articles
Campbell and Wolseley Newsman at Work
Fraser Bond Introduction to Journalism
George, Fox & Mott New Survey of Journalism
W.L. Rivers Mass Media 
Brian Nicholas Feature in the Flair
Edward jay Friendender & Feature Writing for Newspapers and John Lee Magazines
O.P. Mehta Introduction to Mass Communication
খোন্দকার আলী আশরাফ – ফিচার ম্যানুয়াল 
পিআইবি – আজাদ ও সমকালীন সমাজ সম্পাদকীয় : ১৯৩৬-৭১
 
 
 
CAJ 304 : Organizational and Public Communication
সিএজে ৩০৪ : প্রাতিষ্ঠানিক ও জনযোগাযোগ
 
Marks : 100
 
§ Definitions: Organization and Organizational Communication
§ Approaches to Organizations and Organizational Communication
§ Communication within Organizations
§ Organizational Communication Model
§ Structure of Organizational Communication
§ Communication Networks in Organizations
§ Organizational Incentives and Impediments of Communication
§ Communication and Cost Factor
§ Superior-Subordinate Communication
§ Corporate Communication
 
§ Nature and Goals of Public Communication
§ Organizing the Public Speech
§ Style and Language in Public Speech
§ Delivery in Public Speech
§ Speaker’s Apprehension
§ Pamphlet, leaflet, slogan, poster, and wall writing
§ Selected Public Speeches.
 
Reference:
Joseph A. DeVito Human Communication
Arnold Schneider, et.al Organizational Communication
E.M. Rogers and R. Rogers Communication in Organization
Robert Townsend Up the Organization
Peter K. Manning Organizational Communication
Thomas E. Harris Applied Organizational Communication: Perspectives, Principles and Pragmatics
Pamela Sockley-Zalbak Fundamentals of Organizational Knowledge, Sensitivity Skil and Values
বাংলা একাডেমি ব্যবহারিক বাংলা উচ্চারণ অভিধান
নিমাই মন্ডল – ভাষণ কোষ
 
 
সিএজে ৩০৫ : গণযোগাযোগ
 
 
Marks : 100
 
1. Definition, Nature, Scope, Purpose and Process
2. Role and Functions
3. Four Theories of Press
4. Major Theories of Mass Communication
5. Social Responsibilities of Mass Media
6. Linguistic Communication
7. Propaganda Model and Corporate Media
8. Administrative versus Critical Theory
9. Political Economy of Media and Communication
10. Effects of Mass Media
11. Composition and Nature of Media Audience
 
Reference:
Wilbur Schramm Men, Message & Media
Dennis MacQuail Mass Communication Theory
J.R. Dominick The Dynamics of Mass Communication
Wilbur Schramm Responsibilities of Mass Communication
Dr. Shaikh Abdus Salam Mass Media in Bangladesh: Radio, Television and Newspapers
Everette E. Dennis Reshaping the Media Mass Communication in an Information Age
Werner J. Severin &
James Tankard Communication Theories
Arthur Asa Bergen Media Analysis Techniques
Arhthur Asa Bergen Essentials of Mass Communication Theory
Uma Nerula Mass Communication Theory and Practice
Vincent Mosco The Political Economy of Communication
Marshall McLuhan Understanding Media
Afsan Chowdhury Media in Times of Crisis National and International Issues 
 
 
 
সিএজে ৩০৬ : নয়া মাধ্যম প্রযুক্তি
 
Marks : 100
 
1. Electronics and Concepts of ICT
2. Broadcast Technologies including Satellite, Fiber Optics, Telecommunications
3. Radio and Television Technology
4. Social Science Perspective of Emerging Computer Services
5. World Wide Web
6. E-mailing and E-commerce
7. Internet and Culture
 
References:
David Bell An Introduction to the Cybercultures
Bud, Bates and Gregory Voice and Data Communication
Handbook
Herbart Dordick Understanding Modern Telecommunication
Tim Jordan Cyberpower
James Martin Telecommunication and the Computer
Stewart Personick Fiber Optics: Technology and Applications
Lynn Gross Telecommunications
Alan Wurtzel and 
F. Alam Information Technology and Systems Analysis
S. Mandal Basic Electronics
Frank Webster Theories of the Information Society
Stephen R. Aeker Television Production
Lewis Donnel et. al Modern Radio Production
Andrew Bond Broadcast Journalism Techniques
 
 
 
CAJ 307 (Related Course-5) : Fundamentals of Statistics
সিএজে ৩০৭  (অনুসঙ্গী কোর্স-৫ ) : পরিসংখ্যানের মৌলিক বিষয়াবলী
 
Marks : 100
 
1. Place of statistics in social research: Historical and analytical perspectives
2. Elementary mathematical concepts and notions: Counting and measuring, ranking rating, scoring, scaling, frequencies, percentage, proportions and ratios.
3. Components of statistical investigation: The universe and sample, the variables and measure, and the distribution.
4. Distribution of variables: Distribution for discrete quantitative variables, distribution shapes for quantitative variables.
5. Location of a distribution: The arithmetic mean as a measure of location-locating a distribution by its percentiles- the mean, the median and the mode.
6. Spread of a distribution: range, mean deviation, standard and deviation and variance measures of spread related to the percentiles of a distribution.
7. Sampling techniques, concepts of probability, samples, non-probability samples, problems of estimates, Lange-sample theory, sampling distribution, sampling error.
8. Statistical reasoning, induction and deduction, confidence interval, type one error and type two error specific tests, binomial normality and tests.
9. Correlation and regression, Pearsonian product moment correlation, rank correlation, multiple correlation, partial correlation, problem of statistical association causality.
10. Probability non-parametric Statistics, statistics, chi-square test, other non-parametric tests.
 
Reference:
Herman J. Loether & Descriptive and Inferential Statistics
Donald G.Mc Tavish
Nan Lin Foundations of Social Research
Hurbert M Blalock Social Statistics
Marty J. Schmidth Understanding and Statistics
 
 
 
4th Year B. S. S. Honours
 
 
Total Marks-750
(Course Marks-700, Class Test-25, Viva-25)
 
সিএজে ৪০১ : ডেপথ রিপোর্টিং 
 
Marks : 100 (Theory- 50 & Practical-50)
 
1. Depth Reporting: Emergence, Development, Nature and Scope
2. Concepts of Interpretative Reporting and Investigative Reporting
3. Differences and Features Interpretative Reporting and Investigative Reporting
4. Techniques of Collecting Information for Investigative Reporting
5. Planning and Organization of Investigative Reporting
6. Interpretative and Investigative Report Writing
7. Election Reporting
8. Parliament Reporting
9. New Journalism, Civic Journalism and Citizen Journalism
 
[Field visit]
 
Reference:
Adarsha Varnna Advanced Journalism
J.J. Kumar Art of Modern Journalism 
Deshai & Ninan Beyond the Facts
Modern News Reporting
M.V. Kamath The Journalist’s Handbook
Phillip Gain Handbook of Election Reporting
Phillip Gain  নির্বাচনী রিপোর্টিং 
 
 
সিএজে ৪০২ : সংবাদপত্র সম্পদনা ও পৃষ্ঠাসজ্জা
 
Marks : 100 (Theory:40 & Practical:60)
 
1. Studying Newspaper Contents
2. News Selection and Preparation of Schedule
3. Editing and Headline Writing
4. Types of Page Makeup
5. Exercise on Different Types of Page-Makeup
6. Printing process and publication
7. Picture Editing
8. Online Editing
 
Reference:
Bastian and Baskette The Art of Editing
Alfred A. Crowell Creative News Editing
Westley News Editing
Case and Baskette Editing the Days News
Gilmore and Root Editing in Brief Graphics of Communication 
 
 
 
সিএজে ৪০৩ : গণমাধ্যম অর্থনীতি ও ব্যবস্থাপনা
 
Marks : 100
 
1. Media Organization and Management
2. Types of Organizations
3. Ownership and Operation of Newspaper
4. Different Departments of a Newspaper organization
5. Responsibilities of Media Companies
6. Theories of Management
7. Marketing Perspective for the Media
8. Market Analysis and Product Planning
9. Responsibilities and Functions of Circulation Department
10. Responsibilities of Advertisement Department
11. Promotion and Sales of Media Production
12. Budgeting Process of Media
13. Newspaper Economics
 
Reference:
F. Rucker & H.L. Williams Newspaper Organization and Management
John M. Lavine Daniel Managing Media Organizations
& B. Wackman
Trilok N Bindhwani Newspaper Economics and Management
Achal Mehra (Ed) Newspaper Management

ড. আবদুল হাই সিদ্দিক – সংবাদপত্রের বন্টন ব্যবস্থা 

ড. আবদুল হাই সিদ্দিক – সংবাদপত্র বিপণন
 
 
 
সিএজে ৪০৪ : যোগাযোগ ও গণমাধ্যম গবেষণা
 
Marks : 100
 
1. Meaning and Importance of Social Research: Types, Methods and Procedures
2. Purpose of Mass Media Research
3. Research Design
4. Quantitative Research Approaches: Survey Research, Laboratory and Ethnography Design, Content Analysis, Longitudinal Research
5. Qualitative Research Approach: Case Studies, Focus Group Discussion, Ethnography, Ethno-Methodology
6. Hypothesis and Research Question (RQ) Formation
7. Review of Literature
8. Methods and Techniques of Collecting, Analyzing and Reporting Data
9. Writing Research Proposal
10. How to Write a Research Paper, Assignment and Monograph
11. Referencing
 
Reference:
Goode and Hatt Methods in Social Research
Rubin R,B., A. M. Rubin, &
L.J. Piele Communication Research: Strategies and Sources 
Blazter, Loraine, Christina
Huges & Malcolm How to Research
Susanna Horning Priest Doing Media Research: An Introduction
Jensen, Klaus Bruhn &
Hicholas W. Jankawshi A Handbook of Qualitative methodologies of Mass Communication Research
Paul D. Leedy Practical Research: Planning and Design
Nafziger and White Introduction to Mass Communication Research
Wrmmer and Dominick Mass Media Research
G.H. Stembel &
R. H. Wesley Research methods in Mass Communication
Budd et al Content Analysis of Communication
Kate L. Turabian A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Thesis and Dissertations
C.R. Kothari Research Methodology
 
 
 
সিএজে ৪০৫ : গণমাধ্যম ও সমাজ
 
Marks : 100
 
1) Relationship Between Mass Media and Society
2) Functions of Media in Modern Society
3) Communication as Social, Political, Economic & Cultural Need
4) Content of Mass Media in Different Societies
5) Mass Society, Mass Culture and Popular Culture
6) Effects of Local Mass Media and Communication
7) Media and Violence
8) Media and Politics
9) Media and Morality
 
Reference:
Rivers et al Mass Media and Society
Joseph T. Klapper The Effects of Mass Communication
McBride Commission Many Voices One World
Marshal Mcluhan Understanding Media
Berelson and Janowitz Reader in Public opinion and Communication
Carol Reuss Impact of Mass Media
Michael Parenty Make Believe Media
Michael Parenty Inventing Reality
Peter Daghlagrence &
Colin Sparks Communication and Citizenship
Colin Sparks Communism, Capitalism and the Media
Armand Mattelart &
Seth Siegeloub Communication and Class Struggle
Vol.-1 Capitalism, Imperialism
Vol.-2 Liberation, Socialism 
 
 
সিএজে ৪০৬ : উন্নয়ন যোগাযোগ
 
Marks : 100
 
1. Concepts of Development and Development communication
2. Nature, Prospect, Challenge and Processes of Development Communication
3. Approach of Development Communication
4. Structure and Functions of Mass Media in Developing Countries
5. Development Communication in different decades
6. Communication Strategies for Development
7. International Perspective of Development Communication and Study of Paradigms
8. Social Implication of New Communication Technology
9. Use of Indigenous communication systems for social Change
 
Reference:
Robert C. Hornick Development Communication
E.M. Rogers Communication & Development
Neville Javaweera &
Sarath Amunugama (ed) Rethinking Development Communication
Dr.Golam Rahman Communication Issues of Bangladesh
Y.V.L.Rao Communication and Development
Srinivas R. Melkote Communication for Development in the Third World: Theory and Practice
Robert L. Stevenson Communication, Development and the Third World
Uma Narula Development Communication; Theory and Practice 
Willur Schramm Mass Media and National Development
 
 
সিএজে ৪০৭ : বৈশ্বিক গণমাধ্যম ও আন্তর্জাতিক যোগাযোগ
 
Marks : 100
 
1. Origin and Development of Journalism in Different Parts of the World
2. International Media Systems
3. Media Contents in Different Parts of the World
4. Press Systems in SAARC Countries
5. Role and Impact of Media in International Relations
6. International Flow of Information
7. Media and Propaganda
8. Media and War; Media and Politics
9. Politics of International Communication
10. Media Ownership and Control
Reference:
Howard H. Frederic Global Communication and International Relations
Edward S. Herman &
Noam Chomsky Manufacturing Consent
Noam Chomsky Manufacturing Consent
John E Meril News Politics An Illusion
Joseph R. Dominick The Dynamics of Mass Communication
MacBride Commission Many Voices One World
Edward S. Herman &
Robert W. McChesney The Global Media, the New Missionaries of Corporate Capitalism 
Michael Parenti History as Mystery
Recommended Journals: Media Asia, Journalism Quarterly Media Development
 

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