Does the communication process or role of mass media in our society intrigue you?
Do you enjoy the world of digital communication or public relations, or enjoy telling stories through different communication outlets? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then a communication degree could be the perfect fit for you!
Our program offers two specializations: public relations/social media and digital media. A teacher certification option is also available. No matter which specialization you choose, our coursework is a mix of theoretical and practical application, helping prepare you for a diverse and fast-paced workforce.
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- <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “ASU helped prepare for my job with the opportunities it provides, such as working with Ram TV. That helped me build a resume reel, gain experience writing, and obtain an internship, which further prepared me for the position I am in today.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Dylan Jimenez</strong>, Class of 2019, Multi-Media Journalist, Big 2 News, Odessa</p> </blockquote>
- <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “Ram TV Director Donald Plachno really impacted the way I view my work and gave me creative ways to get better as I prepared for life after college.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Dylan Jimenez</strong>, Class of 2019, B.A. in Communication</p> </blockquote>
- <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “The hands-on experience in Ram Media allowed me to get a taste of what life in that field would actually be like. It takes you beyond the classroom to learn practical and transferable skills that will benefit you in your career.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Brit Raley</strong>, Class of 2019, B.A. in Mass Media</p> </blockquote>
On-Campus Media Outlets
Gain hands-on experience in our on-campus Ram TV station, Ram TV Sports Broadcasting program, Ram Radio internet radio station and/or Ram Page student newspaper. You can also intern at local companies, nonprofit agencies, media outlets, production companies and advertising agencies.
Network with media professionals at campus, state and regional seminars. You can also study media while you enjoy European culture in our summer study abroad program.
Explore the many aspects of print, broadcast and visual media communications as you prepare for your career as a communication professional. Present your research and course projects in the department’s Research & Creative Activity Showcase and/or at local, state or regional conferences.
Committed to Your Success
Our Freshman College is a one-stop resource for programs and services that help you transition into college life, improve your communication skills, and engage in active learning. You can also get academic help in the Math Lab and Writing Center, receive peer mentoring and tutoring through Supplemental Instruction, or set up online tutoring sessions.