Students can focus on journalism or strategic communication. Journalism is the study of gathering, assessing, creating, and presenting of news and information through various mediums. Strategic communication involves learning the principles and practice of all communication designed to create a desired response from a given audience in advertising, public relations, digital and social media.
Students will develop a solid foundation in the liberal arts and sciences while achieving competency in journalism or strategic communication. For this degree program, students must choose an emphasis area. Refer to the degree program descriptions for the emphasis areas for more details.
This major has the following emphasis areas:
- Convergence Journalism
- Magazine Journalism
- Print and Digital News
- Radio Television
- Strategic Communication
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Common Career Paths
You can do nearly anything with a Mizzou degree, but here are some common career paths taken by graduates of this major: