Department of Journalism and Mass Communications
The Department of Journalism and Mass Communications (JMC) offers courses leading to a baccalaureate degree (B.A.) with a concentration in one of three areas: journalism, public relations & strategic communication, or multimedia & digital communications. Minor programs are available in English and several other disciplines within the university.
The department offers courses in multimedia publishing, photography for multimedia, multimedia production, public relations, non-linear editing, web design and advertising copy writing.
Students will have many opportunities before graduation to develop professional skills. JMC offers a fully functioning television production studio and control room; WHCJ-FM, the university's radio station and Tiger's Roar, SSU's award-winning student newspaper. JMC also offers public relations and advertising experience both in and out of the classroom through internships, volunteer opportunities and classroom projects.