B.A. Journalism and Media Studies

Bachelor of Arts — Major: Journalism and Media Studies

The NMSU Department of Journalism and Media Studies prepares students for careers in mass media — from advertising to television broadcasting to print and online news writing to editing to photojournalism, public relations and beyond — and explores how these disciplines are converging. The curriculum emphasizes the skills of gathering, evaluating and disseminating news and information and other related skills. Students also are instructed in the theory, law, history and professional ethics of mass media communications.


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