Undergraduate Majors

Mass Communications B.A. with Broadcast News Concentration

The Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications is a pre-professional, hands-on program that prepares students for careers in communication, especially broadcast journalism, digital media, and promotional communication. 

Graduates should understand the structure and functions of media systems as well as the basic processes of mass communication. Students learn 21st century writing and video skills that prepare them for a variety of media jobs. The Tampa media market, which consistently ranks in the top 15 in the country, provides students with opportunities to learn from industry professionals who visit classes and host students in their workplaces. While pursuing their studies, students are strongly encouraged to expand their learning beyond the classroom by completing internships and working in the field.

Potential job titles:

  • TV News Reporter/Anchor
  • Digital News Reporter/Producer
  • TV News Producer

You can find the full catalog of courses and credit hour requirements here.

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