Bachelor of Arts in Communication

COLLEGE OF ARTS, HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Department of Communication and Media Studies

The range of skills that students will learn in Communication and Media Studies will give them a significant edge when they enter the digital workplace. Our mission is to prepare students for jobs as news producers and writers, digital media strategists, as well as on air talent, publicists, entrepreneurs and highly trained candidates for graduate education.

Learn in a stimulating environment that leads to a lifetime of meaningful work. 

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Career Information

Types of Jobs

  • Field Reporters
  • Computer Graphics Operators
  • Sports Information Officers
  • Advertising Account Executives
  • Graphics and Replay Producers
  • News Writers
  • Video Editors
  • Media Planners
  • Publicists
  • Social Media Strategists
  • On Air Game Reporters
  • Sports Webcasters
  • Producers
  • Editors

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Faculty with real world experience

  • Classes focused on portfolio and demo reel development to secure internships and entry level jobs

  • State of the art digital media equipment, studios and labs

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • Total semester hours required: 120

CONCENTRATIONS

  • Television and Multimedia Journalism

  • Strategic Communications

  • Sports Communication

  • Corporate Training & Development

MINORS

  • Communication

RELATED DEGREES

  • Master of Arts in Organizational Communication

CAMPUS ORGANIZATIONS & ACTIVITIES

  • The Southeastern Channel, an award-winning cable television channel that reaches over 90,000 households

  • The Lion's Roar student newspaper

  • KSLU, a Corporation for Public Broadcasting radio station

  • Sixteen Division I Sports Teams covered by our Sports Communication students

  • Lambda Pi Eta and Pi Delta Epsilon honor societies

  • Southeastern Press Club

     

CONTACT INFORMATION

Communication and Media Studies
D Vickers Hall, Room 225
1220 SGA Drive
SLU Box 10451
Hammond, LA 70402

Tel: 985-549-5060
Fax: 985-549-3088