Arizona State University

University Drive and Mill Avenue, Tempe, AZ 85287

Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication & Media Studies

Program Details

A sophisticated understanding of mass communication is a critical asset for careers in business, government, community and the non-profit sectors. As a student in the Mass Communication and Media Studies program, you will examine a variety of media and communication subjects including History of Mass Communication, Social Media, and Political Communication.

With courses taught by the Cronkite School’s top-tier faculty, including Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Steven Doig, media literacy advocate and researcher Dr. Mary-Lou Galician and new media pioneer Dan Gillmor, this program is designed to give you a deep and nuanced understanding of the growing importance, power, influence and changing nature of media in the world. Program courses include: Media Issues in American Pop Culture, Race, Gender, and Media, and Visual Communication.

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Successfully complete ASU competency requirements, or be accepted via ACT/SAT scores and/or individual review. These include: Top 25% of high school graduating class; 3.0 GPA or above in competency courses (math, English, science, social science, foreign language, and fine arts); ACT 22 (24 nonresidents); or SAT Reasoning 1040 (1110 nonresidents).

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission



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