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B.A. in Communication – Media Studies & Production Cluster

About the Program

In the Media Studies and Production cluster, students learn in impressive cutting-edge facilities that are welcoming and conducive to learning, guided by seasoned faculty with years of professional experience. Students acquire critical-thinking skills, combining theory and practice to create stories that matter. 

Core Courses

  • Radio Production
  • Introduction to Digital Media
  • Introduction to Mass Communications
  • Broadcast Electives

Student Outcomes

You will make connections in local media markets and discover opportunities with major broadcasting networks, top PR firms, and influential advertising agencies. Students have secured jobs with ESPN, NBC, iHeart Media, Sirius XM, as well as the State Department, Major League Baseball, Yashi, and iCIMS.

Undergraduate Research & Internships

From the day they arrive on campus, students practice their skills at Hawk TV, the student-run television station, and WMCX, the 1000-watt radio station, both streaming online to worldwide audiences. Students also participate in media-based internships to further expand upon classroom knowledge.

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Lorna Schmidt

Director of Advising


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