Journalism & Mass Communication
Journalism & Mass Communication at Kent State StarkKent State University's School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) offers majors that prepare students for careers in the professional world of the media. We stress practical training at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The University's core curriculum gives students a strong background in the liberal arts to complement the school's professional training.
As part of the coursework of all majors, students must complete professional internships in their fields of study. The professional world is brought into the school through the campus daily newspaper, the Daily Kent Stater and online KentNewsNet; the campus radio station, Black Squirrel Radio; the student-run television station, TV2; the campus magazine, The Burr and the online magazine, The CyBurr; the student-run advertising agency, Handsome Duckling; and the student-run public relations agency, PRKent.
The School of Journalism and Mass Communication offers students a selection of 9 specialized majors, all of which lead to a Bachelor of Science Degree.