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  • Course description
    B.A. Media Communications.

    Course Type: Undergraduate

    Career Path: Communications

    Course Category: BA

    Information:

    Industry researchers report consumers in the United States have gone from being exposed to about 500 ads a day in the 1970s to as many as 5,000 ads a day today. Everywhere we turn, we’re saturated with media messages trying to get our attention — which makes a bachelor’s degree in media communications from Webster University a must-have in order to cut through the clutter.

    Webster’s media communications degree enables you to explore the ways humans use media and technology to exchange ideas. You’ll learn to interpret media messages, communicate effectively in context, demonstrate creative problem solving, and exhibit professional knowledge and skills that will make you a valuable asset to marketing
    firms and organizations.

    A communications degree offers you a balanced education that emphasizes critical thinking, communication skills and technical expertise. Following graduation, you’ll be ready to begin a career as a leading-edge producer, writer, reporter, editor or technician.
    It offers you a balanced, well-rounded education that emphasizes the development of your critical thinking, communication skills and technical expertise.

    Graduates with a degree in media communications have many career options, including broadcast journalism, television and video production, technical writing, scriptwriting, media marketing, research, public relations, advertising, specialized journalism and instructional technology.

    POINTS OF DISTINCTION

    • Faculty practicing in the field, utilize the latest technology and techniques that you can immediately apply at work.
    • Diverse internships in a variety of business settings help you further define your career preferences.

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Successful graduates of this program will be able to:

    • Interpret media messages
    • Communicate effectively in context
    • Demonstrate creative problem solving
    • Exhibit professional knowledge and skills

    Course Requirements:

    •Signed Application Form
    •Proof of English Proficiency:
    – TOEFL: PBT 550 | iBT 80
    – IELTS: 6.0
    – Pearson: 53
    •High School Transcript
    •Essay: 300-500 word essay on a topic of your choice OR Curriculum Vitae (CV)
    •One Letter of Recommendation
    •Certificate of Finance showing *
    •Copy of Passport ID Page
    •Official University/College Transcripts (for Transfer Students)
    •Some programs have additional entry requirements.

    Please contact your advisor for more information.

    Course Duration:

    4 years (128 Credit Hours)

    Online: No

    Campus Based: Yes

    Locations: St. Louis Webster Groves

    Intake: June-17, August -17, January-18

    Our History.

    Webster has an extraordinary history that reflects a commitment to serving people who may not otherwise have access to quality education. Also see the Webster University Archives in the Emerson Library.

    Founded in 1915: in St. Louis, Missouri, by Sisters of Loretto, a Catholic religious organization, Webster College (originally named Loretto College) was one of the first Catholic women's colleges west of the Mississippi River. It was progressive for its time, providing higher education to women.

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