Objectives of the MC program:
- Students will develop a foundation in producing non-fictional narrative communication in a compelling way for appropriate audiences.
- To develop technical skills to tell stories across digital media platforms in journalism, advertising and public relations or documentary production.
- To practice ethical professional communication in writing, producing and presenting personal, journalistic, or organizational stories to key stakeholders and publics.
- To understand the role of mediated public dialogue, civic engagement and advocacy in the creation of collective social, political and economic narratives.
- To utilize social media (not just Facebook and Twitter) to carry on a two-way conversation with audiences, corporations, non-profits, etc.
Curriculum: (36 Credit Hours)
The following courses are required for all graduate students in the program to complete their studies. Check out the Course Listings page for full descriptions of each course offered.