Journalism

Program description

The primary mission of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication is to educate students to think critically and skeptically; gather a wide range of information accurately, honestly, and fairly; hold institutions, individuals, and themselves accountable for their promises and their deeds.

To equip students with the knowledge and essentials skills required for working in various media organizations with different mass communication apparatuses and varied audiences need.

Program Content

The courses are supported with tutorials and labs, in which students profit from intensive mentorship.

  • Social Media.

  • English: Writing, Reading, Speaking/Public Speaking, Listening.

  • Ethics in Journalism.

  • Digital Media and Culture.

  • Narrative Journalism.

Career perspectives

Mass Communication widens up the horizon of career options for a person. During their studies, the students will be developing versatile skills. A professional course in Journalism and mass communication opens doors for a career in publishing, public relations, editing, direction, filmmaking, scriptwriting, production, etc. Depending upon personal interest and inclination a mass communication professional can choose a job. Other careers include:

  • Reporter

The project is to accumulate data and facts from various sources like personal interviews, contacts, facts briefing and question-solution duration to hold the overall public informed about important events.

  • Leader Writer

They put forward their views on records through editorial columns. The leader writer ought to be able to come to a judgement in a short time.

  • Editor

Long earlier than the article or newspaper is published the editor assigns reporters to cover facts, tests for accuracy and fairness in pieces and write headlines.

  • Columnist

The columnist writes for publication in series, developing a piece of writing that normally offers statements and opinions.

  • Photojournalist

A visual storyteller – by photography, enhancing, and presenting images, they may tell a story in a way no different media can.

  • Critic

They now and then forged in a role of scholarly detective, unearthing, authenticating and enhancing unknown manuscripts.

A few more of the professions include:

  • Public Relations Manager

  • Advertising Salesperson

  • Media Buyer Planner

  • Research Analyst

  • Booking Agent

  • Newscaster

  • Scriptwriter

  • Broadcast Technician

  • Event Coordinator

  • Floor Manager

  • Production Design

  • Station Manager

  • Graphic Designer

  • Production Management

  • Information Specialist

  • Customer Service Manager