The Mass Communication program at Black Hills State University develops skills and prepares you for a career in the dynamic and fast growing fields of graphic design and computer publishing, photography, telecommunications, journalism, public relations, science communication, sports media, and multimedia. Within its curriculum, the Mass Communication program explores photographic image making, graphic design, broadcasting, telecommunications production and programming, advertising management, public relations campaigns, news reporting, and many other aspects of visual and written communication. In addition, you are given the opportunity to gain practical experience by working with the campus TV station, radio station, the student run newspaper as well as through internships.
You’ll learn from faculty with mass communication, technology and art expertise who are actively involved in creative projects and research. This ensures that the program curriculum keeps up with the latest innovations and trends in the communications industry.
Due to the high demand for skilled professionals in the mass communication field, students enjoy a high level of job placement upon graduation.
A minor is required for Mass Communication majors.