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    Bachelor of Science
    Creative Media Production

    The creative media production program prepares practitioners who understand the world of production, from concept to program completion.

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    Bachelor of Science
    Multimedia Journalism

    The multimedia journalism program prepares working journalists and news practitioners to generate, research, write, and produce newsworthy content across the spectrum of news media.

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    Channel 18

    ASU-TV is Arkansas State’s very own 24-hour cable network. You can catch it on Suddenlink channel 18. We air original sports, news, cooking, and talk shows along with Classic Arts Showcase.

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    The Herald is a public forum whose content is written for the Arkansas State University community. New issues of The Herald are published on Mondays and Thursdays during the fall and spring semesters.

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    Master of Science
    Mass Communications

    Mass Communication is the study of sharing information through media outlets to reach large population segments.

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    Bachelor of Arts
    Communication Studies

    The Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies focuses on the ways that people make use of both verbal and nonverbal messages to generate meanings within various contexts, cultures, and media.

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    Master of Arts
    Communication Studies

    The primary focus of the Master of Arts in Communication Studies program is to provide the fundamentals of communication theories and enable students to acquire the ability to understand and use basic methods of communication research.

  • Bachelor of Science
    Strategic Communications

    The strategic communications program prepares students to use advertising, public relations, social media, and organizational communication to build mutually beneficial relationships between an organization and its key stakeholders.

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College of Media & Communication

Today’s ever-changing news cycle and increasing reliance on technology requires a more diverse and well-rounded communications professional.

A foundation for success

The College of Media & Communication combines a foundation in the liberal arts and sciences with a core of professional courses to give students the knowledge base and skill set needed to succeed in communications. 

Studies in the college allow students to learn to gather, organize, synthesize and communicate information professionally in a democratic, multi-cultural society. They learn to think critically and communicate effectively in preparation for productive roles in news, radio, television, film, public relations, organizational communication, advertising, photojournalism, graphic communications, web and multimedia production and design or health communication. Students also find communications courses excellent preparation for graduate work and the study of law.

Accredited by ACEJMC

ACEJMC LogoWe are certified by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism & Mass Communications for our undergraduate programs in journalism and radio-television. Only 109 schools in the U.S. are accredited by ACEJMC.

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Annual Communication Day

The Communications Day will feature over 20 contest for Arkansas high school students, with awards for first, second, and third place, and honorable mentions. The school accumulating the highest number of points for the day will receive the sweepstakes plaque.

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