The Media Communication major prepares students to tell stories in all media platforms - audio, film, print, online, social and video - to allow them to secure entry-level positions with various media-related organizations. It also prepares students for further graduate study. Students will study not just the theory of media communication but also will receive plenty of experiential learning opportunities to ready them for a variety of academic and professional pursuits in the different media fields.
Student Learning Objectives
As a result of completing the Media Communication program, students will:
- Demonstrate the ability to conduct research, gather information, write clearly and correctly and present relevant news or persuasive information at a professional level.
- Think critically, creatively and independently. Evaluate their own work and the work of others for accuracy, fairness, clarity, style and correctness
- Understand the history of media communication, and their economic, political and aesthetic social roles in contemporary society
- Understand the ethical concepts, legal implications, considerations and practices that guide media professions.
- Demonstrate the ability to apply tools and technologies appropriate for the production, editing and presentation of visual, aural, textual or other media content.