The School of Mass Communication combines the strengths of courses in radio,television, film, new media, and journalism to provide students with exposure to a broad spectrum of media studies. Students may receive a degree in Mass Communication with an emphasis in either Journalism, Strategic Communication, Media Production and Design, or Mass Media. The School also offers students a variety of mass communication minors.The School of Mass Communication offers Degree programs in the following areas: Journalism, Media Production and Design, Strategic Communication, and Mass Media.
Admission to the Mass Communication Major
After admission to UALR, any student may declare a major in Mass Communication. To discuss opportunities in the School of Mass Communication, students should visit the School director in Stabler Hall 705, call the school at (501) 569-3250.
School of Mass Communication Core Courses (15 hours)
Each student in the School of Mass Communication must complete all 15 hours of the School core courses:
MCOM 2320 Issues in Mass Media Writing
MCOM 2330 Mass Media and Society
MCOM 3310 Introduction to Web Principles and Design
MCOM 3315 Mass Media Research
MCOM 3360 Law, Policy and Ethics