Media and Communication Studies

All Majors & Minors

Concentrations

Courses in MCS address a diverse range of questions in communication and media studies. Students may concentrate their studies in one of the areas of emphasis outlined below.

We offer these groupings as a helpful way to point to clusters of related skills and questions throughout our curriculum. 

Journalism

  • Print & Online Journalism (MCS 207 & 208)
  • Documentary Photography (MCS 209)
  • Television Studio Production (MCS 210)
  • Single Camera Production (MCS 212)
  • Writing for the Media (MCS 254)
  • Media Ethics (MCS 315)
  • Freedom of Expression (MCS 330)
  • News Analysis (MCS 360)
  • Audience Analysis (MCS 363)
  • Digital Democracy (MCS 366)

Digital Media Studies

  • Online Journalism (MCS 208)
  • Introduction to New Media (MCS 220)
  • Digital Film Making (MCS 225)
  • Facebook Nation (MCS 318)
  • Into the Matrix (MCS 321)
  • Global Media (MCS 348)
  • Technology and Culture (MCS 355)
  • Digital Democracy (MCS 366) 

Communication and Culture

  • Documentary Photography (MCS 209)
  • Conflict and Communication (MCS 307)
  • Freedom of Expression (MCS 330)
  • Critical Analysis of Organizational Communication (MCS 331)
  • Gender, Ethnicity & Communication (MCS 340)
  • Global Media (MCS 348)
  • Intercultural Communication (MCS 350)
  • Digital Democracy (MCS 366)

Screen Studies

  • Digital Filmmaking (MCS 225)
  • Sex, Race and Comedy (MCS 319)
  • Into the Matrix (MCS 321)
  • Critical Analyses in Popular Culture (MCS 326)
  • News Analysis (MCS 360)
  • Audience Analysis (MCS 363)
  • Film Studies courses 101, 235, 250, 251, 252, 253 and 305

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