Mass Communication Media Studies Major

Description: A program that focuses on the analysis and criticism of media institutions and media texts, how people experience and understand media content, and the roles of media in producing and transforming culture. Includes instruction in communications regulation, law, and policy; media history; media aesthetics, interpretation, and criticism; the social and cultural effects of mass media; cultural studies; the economics of media industries; visual and media literacy; and the psychology and behavioral aspects of media messages, interpretation, and utilization. Is Mass Communication Media Studies the right major for you?
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Mass Communication Media Studies Major

What Courses Do Mass Communication Media Studies Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Mass Communication Media Studies majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Advertising
  • Economics
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Psychology
  • Public Relations

What other majors are related to Mass Communication Media Studies?