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Communication, Media, Arts, and Design

Media and Communication

Bachelor of Arts

Major

Prepare for Careers in Media

In Media and Communication, explore how media products, businesses, and technologies allow us to communicate and experience the world. Learn how to make a short film or podcast; critique media messages contributing to social inequalities; examine the role algorithms and data play in advertising; investigate how media technologies shape our lives.

Contact Info

Ron Becker, Ph.D.

Departmental Advisor

Department of Media, Journalism and Film

120 Williams Hall

350 S. Oak St., Oxford, OH 45056

beckerrp@MiamiOH.edu

513-529-3521

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Curriculum and Courses

The courses you choose will open up a wealth of career opportunities — not lock you into one occupation. You’ll extend your education way beyond the classroom to every area of your life.

  • MJF 105 Introduction to Media and Culture
  • MJF 146 Foundations of Production
  • MAC 202 The Smartphone and Society
  • MJF 205 Introduction to Communication and Society
  • MAC 212 Media, Representation, and Society

At Miami, there is something for everyone

Course Catalog

Career Options

Our graduates have had successful careers in a wide range of areas including film and television production; media sales and management; media promotion; public relations; corporate communications; law; public policy and broadcast journalism.

Facts and Stats

Your college experience here will be one of the most exciting times of your life. To make sure of this, we’ll provide you with a powerful support system.

  • 90% First-to-second year retention

    Miami University Data

  • 21st Among Public Universities in the United States for Four-Year Graduation Rate

    The Chronicle of Higher Education Almanac

  • 96% of 2018-2019 graduates who were employed or furthering their education by fall 2019

    Miami University Data

Testimonials

Zhuoran Bao
  • Zhuoran appreciated the broad range of skills she learned in her Media and Culture major: from production skills such as video shooting, lighting, and TV studio production, to the business side of financing and staffing.

    Zhuoran Bao ’21
    Media and Culture, Interactive Media Studies

Admission and Aid

This is Where Your Journey to Miami University Begins.

Explore what it means to be a college student at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where students prepare to go anywhere and everywhere. We’ll be here to help every step of the way as you prepare for college admission, enrollment, and success.

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