The School of Mass Communication combines the strengths of courses in radio, television and video, 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 (12 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