Mass Communication Degrees | Mass Communication and Media Arts | SIU

Southern Illinois University



Mass Communications Degrees

You will become part of a new generation of media professionals as your creativity and ambitions engage with innovative education and emerging technology to drive your success.  The College offers bachelor’s degrees with a variety of specializations from the Department of Cinema and Photography, the Department of Radio, Television and Digital Media and the School of Journalism. Each of our programs come with the possibility for internships in the leading media centers in the nation, which include academic credit, up-close experience, and networking opportunities.
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Cinema-Photography Specializations

  • Fine arts photography
  • Commercial photography
  • Cinema production
  • Cinema studies (history/theory/criticism)
  • Screenwriting
  • Documentary, experimental, narrative, and animated film production and studies
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Journalism Specializations

  • Advertising
  • News
  • Photojournalism
  • Sports Media

New Media Skills will be integrated across the curriculum and you can also take/select:

  • International Media
  • Social Media
  • Advanced New Media Production
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Radio, Television, and Digital Media Specialization

  • Digital Media Arts and Animation
  • Electronic Journalism (broadcast news)
  • Electronic Sports Media
  • Media Industries
  • Radio/Audio Production
  • Television/Video Production

Students can also take select course offerings in:

  • Media Studies