The department of Mass Communications offers instruction to the aspiring journalist or public relations specialist as well as the general education student seeking to be a savvier media consumer. Students interested in career in print journalism will find classes taught by a former Los Angeles Times editor. The department's popular Mass Communications 101 course is tailored to general education students and media majors wishing an overview of the mass media. The department is currently expanding into a third area, public relations.
Students may earn an Associates in Arts Degree in Media / Communications, an Associate in Science Degree in Media/Communications, or a Certificate of Completion in Mass Communication / Public Relations.
The Mass Communications Department offers the following: