Mass Communication - Southwestern Illinois College

Find Your Passion with Mass Communication

Mass Communication is one of the most competitive of fields, yet the growth of digital technologies and the emergence of new media are providing a wide range of career opportunities for those skilled in media arts and the technologies that connect diverse audiences.

Develop Valuable Skills
  • Writing for clarity and impact
  • Writing for print, broadcast and online
  • Research methods
  • Social media management
  • Interviewing techniques
  • Copy editing principles
  • Electronic editing techniques
  • Information management
  • Knowledge of sales/advertisement
Career Opportunities

Experts in the field are frequently employed in areas such as:

  • Animation
  • Community relations
  • Copywriting
  • Digital audio and video production
  • Education
  • Internet and computer technology
  • Journalism
  • Media management and leadership
  • Media law
  • Public relations and advertising
  • Radio Broadcasting
  • Social media
  • Training
  • Voiceover
  • Web design and development
Core Courses for Mass Comm. Pre-Majors
  • Introduction to Radio Production
  • Writing for Media
  • Broadcast Announcing
  • Topics in Mass Communication
  • Introduction to Public Relations
Optional Course Topics
  • Voiceover: Vocal Production
  • Voiceover: Characterization


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