The Department of Mass Communications provides students with an understanding of our constantly changing society, and the ability to interpret those changes for clients, readers and viewers.
Coursework emphasizes understanding the theoretical foundation for the principles and practices of the media, and stimulating an awareness of the ethical responsibilities of working in them. It also strives to give students a high skill level in all forms of communications.
The Department of Mass Communications prides itself on offering students “real world” experiences in the media through professional internships and hands-on training on campus with the Student Publications staff and OCU-TV Channel 22. The department has a 100% job placement rate for its graduates. Mass Communications alumni and student interns are working in media-related fields around the world.
Faculty members in the Department of Mass Communications come to the university from diverse professional backgrounds including advertising, corporate and commercial television, marketing research, newspaper publishing, public relations, and sports journalism.