The Mass Communications Department offers a comprehensive curriculum that provides students with a broad exposure to the different avenues of communication and the ability to delve deeply into a specific emphasis area. Courses are taught by faculty who are highly skilled in their discipline and have earned both regional and national accolades for their professional work and teaching excellence.
Students receive excellent opportunities for professional development outside of the classroom through student groups such as Public Relations Student Society of America, Campus News, The Advocate and Ad2Club. The department boasts regional and national student awards in journalism, photography, advertising and documentary work through independent and collaborative projects. Graduates of the program are extremely prepared to excel in a variety of media and communication fields, and are highly sought after by local and regional employers.
The School of Communication and Journalism would like to remind students as registration begins that communication course subjects have changed. The Mass Communication subject MC and Communication Studies subject CMST are now being offered with the subject “COMM”.
By: Kevin Wallevand, WDAY Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) – When students at MSUM walk across the stage to receive their diplomas in a few days it will be a celebration for all and a special victory for one. View the video here. We first met Kayla Dumas in 2007. She had survived a terrible car [...]
Horizonlines.org, a general-interest online magazine produced by students studying various aspects of journalism, will launch its 2014 issue at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 8, in the mass communications lounge. A short reception will be held where the student staff will present this year’s topic: “Behind the Lens: A Different Perspective.” Fourteen local, regional and [...]
Two MSUM business administration majors, Sydney Beyer and Lacey Guck, are winners of this year’s L.B. Hartz Academic Achievement Scholarships. The L.B. Hartz Foundation awards two $2,000 Academic Achievement Scholarships to business administration, finance, management or marketing majors at MSUM for his/her senior year. The scholarships are given to reward academic accomplishments, service to the [...]