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School of Liberal Arts

Dean: Paul F. Griffin
Phone: (315) 684-6081

Journalism Studies A.A.

Course Description

Intro to Mass Communication

Survey of the mass media to present vocational opportunities, to familiarize students with leading newspapers, magazines, broadcasting, and other communication media, to explore the media’s place in American history, and to examine some of the major issues confronting the press and mass media today. Introduction to communication theory. 3 credits (3 lecture hours), fall semester

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Marti C. Howell-Collins
(315) 684-6167
Hamilton Hall, Room 036

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Admissions Requirements

It is beneficial for students to have basic computer literacy, a solid command of English grammar and experience in desktop publishing, photography or newswriting.

Morrisville State College has a rolling admission policy; notification of acceptance begins November 1. SAT or ACT exams are recommended, and an on-campus interview is encouraged.