The Department of Communications at Edward Waters College offers a unique undergraduate program that leads to a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications, with a concentration focused on entry-level industry proficiency in news journalism, radio and television production, speech and language arts, film studies, public relations, advertising, and marketing. The program’s curriculum prepares students to become professional communicators and artisans from an academic, business, executive, and management perspective with emphasis on writing, speech, reporting, production, and editing within a multimedia convergence arena.
The goals and objectives of Edward Waters College’s Communications program are to adopt an assessment of procedures that are consistent with those set forth by accrediting agencies and organizations such as the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC).
Mass Communications Department Highlights
The students in the Communications Department have found new and inventive ways of learning their craft by serving Edwards Waters College in a media capacity. Students have engaged in various public relations, journalism, theater, video, film, photography, and advertising projects.
Our students write and produce radio and television and will have the opportunity to be on the air on the EWC TV station. EWC’s Mass Communication is distinctive because it offers hands-on experience taught by faculty who have industry experience.