Success in today’s rapidly evolving media industries requires a solid foundation in the liberal arts, a comprehensive training in media theory, and introductory skills in media production as traditional communication channels overlap and converge. The Mass Communication Option helps students learn how to think critically about the ways in which mass communication influences society, and helps them become informed, critical consumers of media. Special focus is given to how mediated communication influences our understanding of political and social life, and our understanding of our place in a world that has become increasingly smaller.
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Completion time: 46 semester hours required for the major and 120 hours required for graduation
The B.A. in Communication Studies: Mass Communication is transfer friendly for a number of reasons: