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Communications and Media: B.A.

在瞬息万变的媒体和通讯领域寻找一份职业? Ouachita’s 传播学和传媒专业的学生在动手操作的环境中学习 for today’s diverse communications-related positions as well as emerging careers as 技术在不断发展和扩展. 从以下六个职业重点中进行选择: strategic communications, visual media & 电影、多媒体新闻、体育媒体、 通讯研究或综合通讯.

  • Strategic communications
  • Public relations or advertising
  • Print, visual, sports or social media
  • Multimedia journalism
  • Film

  • 广告和公共关系活动
  • Social Media
  • Feature Writing
  • Advanced Video Production
  • Sports Media

查看Ouachita目录以获得包含课程描述的完整课程列表.

This flexible degree program allows you to choose an emphasis to suit your interests 以及你未来职业道路的需求:

  • Strategic Communications
  • Visual Media & Film
  • Multimedia Journalism
  • Sports Media
  • Communications Studies
  • Integrated Communications

View the detailed degree requirements PDF to see all courses included in the program.

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战略沟通的重点是为感兴趣的学生设计的 在通讯和市场营销领域.

Courses focus on marketing campaigns, advertising, public relations, event planning and social media marketing. 学生们在一个真实世界的企业活动中工作 client.

Ouachita alumni in this field include the president of Arkansas Business Publishing; the COO of Team SI (Social Innovation); the director of the Benton Event Center; the VP Southwest Sales for Warner Brothers Entertainment, Dallas; and the public relations specialist for The City of Rogers.

The Visual Media and Film emphasis is designed for students who are interested in creating 对电影和广播媒体行业有意义的内容.

课程的重点是视频写作,制作和编辑,以及历史和 current issues in visual media. 十大正规彩票平台圣丹斯班的学生参加圣丹斯节 在那里,他们与电影编剧和制片人进行互动. Opportunities in the field include work with a corporate, nonprofit or ministry communications team.

这个领域的校友包括阿肯色州浸信会的媒体服务主任 State Convention; the co-anchor for FOX News Atlanta; and the photojournalist at KWTX News 10 in Waco.

多媒体新闻学的重点是为感兴趣的学生设计的 如何使用各种平台交流消息.

Courses include knowledge and skills in social media, print design, video, broadcasting, photography and feature writing.

在多媒体新闻领域工作的校友中,有资深编辑 the Arkansas Democrat Gazette and notable blogger; the co-owner, 501 Life magazine and co-owner 501 Advertising and Publishing; and the content manager for the Arkansas Baptist State Convention.

体育传媒对传播的重视 & Media major prepares students for careers in the growing sports industry, both through traditional media and new media 体育新闻、广播和公共关系的学习方法.

Course content focuses on skill development in a variety of platforms, including print, video, online and broadcast. 学生有广泛的实践机会 their college careers in broadcasting live events, game coverage and sports promotion. Job and career opportunities in the field of sports media are plentiful and ever-changing to meet the sports industry landscape. 学生将发展一个广泛的简历 apply for jobs with sports journalism outlets, as well as a variety of media positions 专业特许经营和大学体育部门.

在这一领域工作的校友包括Bassmaster的网站内容总监.com and Outdoor Channel; the director of communications for Richmond International Raceway; the associate director of the NCAA; the sports writer for the Hot Springs Sentinel Record; the videographer for WXIA 11 Alive TV (NBC) in Atlanta, GA; the play-by-play 为西北州立大学恶魔体育和体育广播谈话节目配音 host; and the Sr. 《十大靠谱彩票平台》编辑.

The Communications Studies emphasis is designed for students interested in oral communication 以及不同环境下的通信.

Courses focus on communications in personal, small group, family and corporate setting. Opportunities in this area include work with corporate, non-profit and ministry communications teams.

Alumni include the executive assistant for CJRW advertising agency; the director of communications for the Arkadelphia Public Schools; and the oral communications and theatre teacher at Benton High School.

综合通信的重点是专为有独特的学生 对交流的兴趣需要强调的结合. A student can propose a 12-hour emphasis to be approved by the adviser, department chair and dean.

In their words

hear from a faculty member & student

Ouachita’s department of communications offers unlimited career and community-building. The smaller class sizes and specialized programs create an environment where meaningful instruction and hands-on experience merge, equipping students with the skills needed to thrive in the workplace. 在那里,我能够追求我的激情 从为十大靠谱彩票平台新闻局撰稿到通过各种方式进行交流 to working on a social media communications campaign that reached audiences nationwide 到一家基督教新闻出版社做暑期实习生. Most importantly, I was able to participate in and learn from a body of students and faculty who respect, encourage and empower one another.

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2016年毕业于阿肯色州小石城传媒专业.

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受益于参与和经验丰富的校友网络

附近有许多著名的传播学和媒体专业的毕业生,或者至少有一段视频 chat away – you’ll have the opportunity to pick their brains during guest lectures, informal networking and more. 他们的专业知识可以帮助你在课堂上安排时间 ——甚至可能是你获得第一份工作的敲门砖!

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去吧,去学习,用旅行改变你的观点

圣丹斯的十大靠谱彩票平台是为数众多的高影响力旅游体验之一 communications students. 这个班每年都参加圣丹斯电影节 讨论电影行业前沿的信仰、文化和故事叙述. 然后,用一个学期的学习把它应用到你的职业生涯中.

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使用专业设备进行实践学习

You’ll be trained on industry-standard tools of the trade, including the Adobe Creative 套件和先进的视频,照片和音频设备. The Turner Studio, Speer Design Labs (two Mac-only computer labs) and publications newsroom are spaces geared 鼓励合作和动手学习的学生.

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PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE

that sets you apart.

As a communications & 在十大靠谱彩票平台学习传媒专业,你会有很多机会获得 课堂外的实际操作经验. 帮助十大正规彩票平台的获奖学生 publications staffs to off-campus internships to serving with campus organizations, 会有一个适合你的需求和热情的选择. Every communications & 瓦希塔的媒体专业学生必须在至少两种媒体上练习技能 团队在他们的大三和大四,并鼓励实习. Many majors join a team as a freshman and rise to assistant editor, editor or director positions. These portfolio-building opportunities will take your resume to the next level when 这涉及到在该领域寻求职业生涯.

SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES

The School of Humanities at Ouachita addresses career and life skills in two key areas – language and communications. The Department of Language & 文学和罗杰斯通信系 让学生为广泛的职业生涯和终生的学习做好准备.

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