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Q: What can I do with a degree in Mass Communication?

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.

Click below to view the Mass Communication brochure.

Click here to view the PDF version of the Mass Communication brochure.