Rochester College

800 West Avon Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48307

Program Details

Rochester College and Macomb Community College offer the Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication with a focus in Media and Communication Arts degree completion program in tandem. Students should have a core foundational credit of at least 75 credit hours within either another program or an associate’s degree. Students must also have finished at least fifty required credit hours of the Macomb Community College program Media & Communication Arts.

This program aims to provide students with an in-depth exploration of theory and scholarship in media. Ideally, this degree would afford students entry-level positions in the mass communication field such as broadcasting, graphic design, journalism, and public relations.

The course of study required for the Mass Communication with an emphasis in Media and Communication Arts aims to provide students with the foundational skills and knowledge needed to understand and meet the challenges in the Mass Communication field. These courses include: Intercultural Communication, Communication Theory, Intercultural Communication, Media Writing, Media and Society, Public Relations Writing and Visual Design, Media Law, Media Ethics, and Research Methods in Media.

Students are also required to produce a portfolio through the Media Seminar class. This helps to prepare students in entrepreneurship and business skills. A media internship is also required, and involves the student taking part in supervised field experience in radio, television, graphic design, or public relations.

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    Program Overview

    • Degree Level:
      Bachelor Completion
    • Delivery Format:
      100% Online
    • Completion Time:


    Must fulfill the Media and Communication Arts Track from Macomb Community College

    Accreditation & Licensing

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

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