A: Here are some ideas:
- Manage a radio or television station! (Minor in Business.)
- Own an Internet Radio Station! (Minor in Entrepreneurship.)
- Be an Advertising Account Executive! (Minor in Business.)
- Be a reporter…news or sports! (Minor in Journalism or Political Science.)
- Work in radio or television production!
- Be involved in Media Ministry!
- Be a university professor!
Q: What classes do I take if I want to major in Mass Communication?
A: The degree requirements are found here.
Q: Are there any good internship opportunities in Nashville?
A: Nashville is one of the most exciting media markets in the US. The recording industry, radio and television stations, video production companies, non-profit organizations and corporate communication departments are just a few examples of the wide variety of internship opportunities that exist in the Nashville area.
Q: Are there any opportunities for study abroad, and what is the benefit?
A: Just in the past few years, Belmont Mass Communication students have studied in England, Ireland, France, Italy, Spain, Japan, and Australia. To a person, students who have studied in another country (during the summer or for an entire semester) have said it was one of the best educational experiences they ever had. A month-long study abroad experience in London is offered in conjunction with the Cooperative Center for Study Abroad (CCSA), a consortium of about 25 colleges and universities with which Belmont is affiliated. Click here for more information.
Q: If I major in Mass Communication, am I required to have a minor?
A: Yes. Most Belmont students are expected to select a minor. Mass Communication students often choose Business, Entrepreneurship, or Political Science, although a growing number are choosing to minor in a foreign language. The choice is yours. Your minor should be based on your interests, aptitude, or academic needs.
Q: What about a Minor in Mass Communication?
A: Students may choose Mass Communication as a minor. Two different options are offered, and details may be found here.