Topics of Study
In this program, you will focus on the analysis and criticism of media institutions and their writings, how people experience and understand media content, and the role of media in influencing and transforming culture. This includes instruction in communications regulation, law, and policy; media history; media aesthetics, interpretation, and criticism; the social and cultural effects of mass media; cultural studies; the economics of media industries; visual and media literacy; and the psychology and behavioral aspects of media messages, interpretation, and utilization.
- A certificate or an associate degree from a career-technical school or two-year college will qualify for support jobs in mass communication or related media jobs.
- A bachelor's degree may prepare individuals for work in many types of businesses such as advertising, journalism, telecommunication, market research, editing, or web design.
- Advanced degrees will qualify for government, education, and social services work.
- Public Relations Specialist
- Radio/TV Program Writer