Mass Communication

You should major in mass communication if:

  • You enjoy speaking with people of all interests and backgrounds.
  • You want a media career such as multimedia journalist, TV anchor, or documentary filmmaker.
  • You have a broad curiosity and are eager to learn, write about, and report on many subjects.

Get ready to enter the fast-paced world of news and media.

With a major in mass communication, you will build a portfolio through hands-on classes and internships. Learn to be a journalist by focusing on written publications or multimedia productions. Discover how to research, interview, and learn the production skills to bring your story to life.

Mass communication majors dive into reporting and storytelling careers, working as news reporters, multimedia journalists, news editors, sports journalists, sports commentators, TV anchors, video producers, or documentary filmmakers.

Mass communication majors at UL Lafayette choose between two concentrations:

  • Broadcasting
  • Journalism

Mass Communication at UL Lafayette

What's Mass Communication Like?

  • Internships
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Lab & studio work
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Reading & writing
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Theory
    Rated 2 out of 3
  • Interviewing
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Group work & collaboration
    Rated 2 out of 3

Life as a Mass Communication Major