The Media and Information major helps you develop knowledge and skills about the role of media and mass communication in society and media storytelling with strategy and purpose. The major is designed for students who wish to pursue a liberal arts approach to the study of media institutions, processes, effects, theory, research methods, and analysis. While this major helps you develop a set of skills and methodological/theoretical knowledge, it could also be applied to, but not exclusively to, professional settings such as psychology, law, and politics.
What You Can Study
Media and Information majors can choose a program emphasis in areas such as:
- Emerging Media, Technology, and Management
- Global Media and Diversity
- Health Communication
- Media History
- Media Ethics and Law
- Media, Politics, and Psychology
Your Career Path
The Media and Information major helps students develop research methods and analytical skills that can be applied to a number of different fields, including law, academia, and the professional sector. Your studies also can serve as preparation for a graduate degree, a law degree, or an MBA degree.
- Campaign developer
- Media analyst
- Media researcher