Good communication skills are critical to our success, from personal interactions
with friends and family to business relationships that require communicating ideas
through individual correspondence, presentations and the mass media.
Five Reasons to Study Mass Communication
Channel your multiple interests and talents into one discipline that can be applied
to virtually every aspect of your personal and professional life.
Gain competencies that can be applied to any work setting, including critical thinking,
analysis and problem solving, and writing and speaking skills.
Expand your understanding of the world and mass media and prepare to tackle the most
complex global, cultural, political and business challenges.
Pursue a career in traditional communication fields such as advertising, journalism
or public relations or use your skills in healthcare, financial services, information
technology, federal agencies and nonprofits.
Learn to choose and use the most effective communication tools and strategies to promote
messages, products and programs.
Gain hands-on experience creating your own productions. Take advantage of the journalism, multimedia, video
and audio labs.