The Mass Communication Program teaches the knowledge and skills necessary to enter the fields of radio, television, newspapers, magazines, advertising, video production, corporate or governmental media relations, and web-related communication. The convergence of traditional mass media and the Internet has highlighted the importance of critical thinking, creativity, and effective writing. Career success depends upon adapting to constantly changing technology.
The minor in Journalism requires 21 credit hours, including MC 100, 200, 255, 265, 300, and electives approved by a Mass Communication advisor. Students majoring in Mass Communication may not minor in Journalism.
Minor: Mass Communication
The minor in Mass Communication requires 21 credit hours, including MC 100, 200, 215, 255, and electives approved by a Mass Communication advisor.
Minor: Public Relations
The minor in Public Relations requires 21 hours including MC 200, COMS 220, COMS 140, and elective approved by a Communication advisor.