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Mass Communications

Black Hills State University

48 months
Duration
9723 USD/year
11742 USD/year
8672 USD/year
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About

Students of Mass Communications program from Black Hills State University will explore visual-design, photographic image-making, written, broadcast and web-based multi-media processes using the most advanced computer-software, technologies and equipment in upgraded facilities.

Overview

Students of the Mass Communications program from Black Hills State University get hands-on experience by working with student organizations such as Shutterbuzz Photography Club, Swarm Advertising Solutions, Public Relations Club and the award-winning student newspaper The Jacket Journal.  Students also explore converged online media by working on BHSUmedia.com and at the newly upgraded photo studios and computer labs, as well as campus television and radio stations. Students participate in a full array of active internships and jobs-leading-to-careers, locally to internationally.

At BHSU, faculty-and-student partnerships are common in work on creative projects and research studies. Faculty have all been – and still are – working professionals in the communication field and well-published, well-displayed academics. The Mass Communication curriculum keeps up with the latest innovations and trends in the communications and technology industries to fill professional positions from art to business and news reporting to film-making.

Students enjoy a high level of career placement upon graduation due to the high demand for knowledgeable and highly skilled professionals in the viable and growing Mass Communication job market.

A minor is required for Mass Communication majors.

Discover Your Creativity

Students enjoy a high level of career placement upon graduation due to the high demand for knowledgeable and highly skilled professionals in the viable and growing Mass Communication job market.

  • Gain real-life experiences by taking up an internship.
  • Join a campus organization: Campus organizations help majors and minors get extracurricular experience in their fields of study and network with other students.
  • Get a certificate in journalism, photography, or social media.
  • A minor/emphasis is required: Minor in integrated media, sports media, public relations, science communication, photography, or graphic communication.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graphic Communication
  • Integrated Media
  • Photography
  • Public Relations
  • Science Communication
  • Sports Media

Lecturers

        

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.6

Other requirements

General requirements

Complete the following high school courses with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0:

  • 4 years of English
  • 3 years of math (algebra or higher level)
  • 3 years of laboratory science
  • 3 years of social science
  • 1 year of fine arts

Students must meet one of the following admissions requirements:

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.6
  • Minimum composite ACT of 18 (SAT score of 970 or above)
  • Rank in the top 60% of high school class

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9723 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9723 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    11742 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11742 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8672 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8672 USD per year during 48 months.

WY, CO, MT, ND, NE, IA Residents (In-State Tuition): $ 8,672

Living costs for Spearfish

1144 - 1990 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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