Students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Mass Communications, offers students the necessary abilities in planning, preparing and producing programs in electronic media and/or designing and writing for journalism. This option emphasizes the technical skills, creativity and demand for understanding target audiences in mass media. Students gain hands-on experience in television, radio and print laboratories.
As a communication major, you have many opportunities to be involved, to gain experience and to extend your learning beyond the classroom.
Debate and Forensics: MSSU Debate and Forensics has consistently rated in the top 10 teams in the nation.
Pi Kappa Delta: forensic honor society for Debate and Forensics students
Alpha Epsilon Rho: national broadcast fraternity for communication majors interested in mass media. Participate in its state, regional and national conventions.
Public Relations Student Society of America: organization for Public Relations students.
At MSSU, mass communications majors gain hands-on experience and extend learning beyond the classroom through our television station, radio station, student newspaper, alumni magazine publication, internships and study abroad opportunities. You may also join MSSU’s chapter of the national broadcast fraternity Alpha Epsilon Rho and participate in its state, regional and national conventions.
Dr. Kelly Larson
Department Head, Communication Department
Webster Hall - 3rd Floor
3950 E. Newman Rd.
Joplin MO 64801-1595