Students who graduate the Media and Communication Studies program of the University of Washington Bothell think critically about access, use, and control of communication and media on the local, national, and global level. The major combines hands-on production with a rich grounding in media and communication theory and history that focuses on power, difference, and injustice. MCS students develop the intellectual capacities and skills needed to use media and communication effectively and ethically.
MCS coursework integrates theory and practice through media production workshops, classroom seminars, and community-based research projects.
The major prepares students for careers in the media industries, including digital media production, journalism, writing, and strategic communication, as well as community organizing and social justice work. The MCS major also provides a strong foundation for students pursuing advanced degrees in Communication, Media Studies, Cultural Studies, and Media Production, among many other fields.
- Media and Communication Studies
- Technologies of Expression
- Shakespeare and Film
- Cultural Studies
- Critical Media Literacy
- Interactive Media
- 48 months
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DisciplinesFilm, Photography & Media Media Studies & Mass Media Public Relations View 1219 other Bachelors in Media Studies & Mass Media in United States
- Minimum 2.0 GPA in Secondary-level Coursework (UW Grading System information)
- College Academic Distribution Requirements (CADR)
- Proof of English Proficiency Requirement(s)
International26520 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13260 USD per semester during 48 months.
National26520 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13260 USD per semester during 48 months.
In-State7968 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3984 USD per semester during 48 months.
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