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Mass Communication: TV & Film Option


Creating content, establishing contacts and maintaining connections with an ever-changing audience is the key to working in today’s media industry. Southeast’s Department of Mass Media prepares students to enter this fast-paced field through a combination of innovative curriculum design, access to dedicated faculty who successfully combine both professional skill sets and academic credentials, and experiential learning opportunities. Students select from one of four options to specialize in: advertising, multimedia journalism, public relations, or TV/film. Video Showcase

What You'll Do

  • Produce news and informational programming that will be broadcast on the local CBS and FOX affiliates in the 81st DMA.
  • Write screenplays and create short films that can be entered into Southeast’s Fault Line Film Festival.
  • Be active members of the Media Communication Association-International and attend the annual meeting of the National Association of Broadcasters in Las Vegas.
  • Write, shoot and edit news and informational and public affairs programming.
  • Direct multi-camera in-studio and remote productions and direct short films.

What You'll Study

  • MC101 Mass Communication and Society
  • MC301 Mass Communication Theory & Research
  • MC251 TV & Film in America
  • MC354 Screenwriting

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Internships & Career Opportunities

  • AT&T
  • ESPN
  • MEC
  • Red Letter Communications, Inc.


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