Department of Media Studies

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The Department of Media Studies is designed to offer quality instruction in programs designed for professional media communicators of the 21st century. We offer majors in the following programs: Audio and Video Production, Mass Communication, and Journalism.

We have a 7,000-square-foot Media Studies Center. It houses a multi-media instructional computer lab, the award-winning student newspaper, the Belmont Vision, as well as its online counterpart, http://www.belmontvision.com,  a broadcast studio, editing suites and a student lounge.


Vision:

The Department of Media Studies strives to offer comprehensive professional training, practical career experiences and theoretical understanding of the roles and responsibilities of mass media in the 21st century. Graduates will enter the workplace or continue in graduate studies with the ability to think critically, communicate effectively and develop talents and skills constructively.


Purpose:

The purpose of the Department of Media Studies is to equip students with the skills necessary to begin careers in a variety of media-related professions, including: Audio and Video Production, Broadcasting, Journalism, Media Management, and Online Publishing. The faculty will work to prepare graduates who are competent, ethical and progressive in their chosen fields of study.



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