Why Choose Media Studies?
Careers in journalism, public relations, and the media arts are undergoing an exciting change as the delivery of information moves almost exclusively into the Digital Age. As jobs in the traditional media are phased out, new and different opportunities are emerging. Students with a degree in Media Studies can expect a wide variety of jobs in the professional arena. The strength of the degree lies in its flexibility in the contemporary job market. A degree in Media Studies can also provide an excellent foundation for graduate studies.
The emphasis in journalism is designed for students pursuing careers in print, online, and broadcast journalism or with specialized roles in public relations, business communication, marketing and promotion, and advertising. The curriculum focuses on knowledge and skills in writing, reporting, editing, interviewing, photojournalism, and media design.
This emphasis is designed for students seeking careers in public relations, business communication, marketing and promotion, fundraising, and advertising. The curriculum stresses an integrated approach, building knowledge and skills in written, oral, visual, and multimedia communication.
This emphasis is recommended for students interested in assuming creative art-oriented roles in print, online, and broadcast journalism, public relations, business communication, marketing and promotion, and advertising. The curriculum features a strong interdisciplinary approach, integrating the disciplines of journalism, communication and art.