Bachelor in Journalism and Mass Communication

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Program Description

Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) is a globalized program in regard to course content, sources of teachers, internship institutions and future employment. As part of International College, JMC not only recruits students with superior English ability but also multilingual students from all around the world. We also provide multilingual projects to give our students more practical opportunities. In the future, one of our goals is to cultivate professional foreign language emcees. For furthering their studies, JMC students can also apply to New Media and Communication Administration Program to study at Ming Chuan University-Michigan Location.

Our mission is to develop responsible professionals with academic knowledge, practical abilities, and people skills to serve international communities by means of journalism and mass communication. We aim to provide students with a comprehensive learning environment to develop responsible professionals by promoting honesty and integrity. Our aim is to educate students with academic knowledge and practical abilities to adapt to and excel in the ever-changing media landscape. JMC program helps students to cultivate communication capabilities and people skills for better mutual understanding and interpersonal relationships and inspires students to care for and better serve the well-being of the international society.

Through JMC courses, students will understand basic principles of journalism and mass communication, comprehend the responsibilities and ethics of journalists, and employ advanced technologies to carry out professional duties and master useful communication techniques for mass media.

In the JMC program, both theory and practice are important. Therefore, we not only provide comprehensive courses but also organize practically-oriented media courses and well-organized internship programs to cultivate students’ abilities through hands-on experiences in people skills and media operations.

In addition to the basic and practical journalistic skills that enable our graduates to enter into the media world marketplace, we instill in students the self-confidence to collect, process, analyze, and use information so they learn to listen, communicate, and express themselves. Moreover, JMC trains students to analyze, compile, produce and report news stories.

Mission

To develop responsible professionals with academic knowledge, practical abilities, and people skills to serve the international communities by means of journalism and mass communication.

Goals

  1. To develop responsible professionals by promoting honesty and integrity.
  2. To educate students with academic knowledge and practical abilities to adapt to and excel in the ever-changing media landscape.
  3. To help students cultivate communication capabilities and people skills for better mutual understanding and interpersonal relationships.
  4. To inspire students to care for and better serve the well-being of the international society.

Objectives

  1. Understand basic principles of journalism and mass communication.
  2. Comprehend the responsibilities and ethics of journalists.
  3. Employ advanced technologies to carry out professional duties.
  4. Master useful communication techniques of mass media.

Program's Features

Practically-oriented media courses and well-organized internship programs engender students’ abilities as they gain hands-on experiences in people skills and media operations.

General Information

  1. The total number of credits required for earning a Bachelor of Arts degree is 128.
  2. The program courses are divided into five professional fields as News, Television, Radio, Advertising, and Public Relations.
  3. The program focuses on not only academic study but also practical knowledge.
  4. Students are also required to complete at least 288 hours of internship domestically or overseas during their final year.
Last updated September 2018

About the School

As Taiwan’s top international university, MCU welcomes students from all over the world. Whether you are interested in pursuing a degree in Communications, Design, Management, Technology, Languages, L ... Read More

As Taiwan’s top international university, MCU welcomes students from all over the world. Whether you are interested in pursuing a degree in Communications, Design, Management, Technology, Languages, Law, or Tourism, MCU offers a unique world class educational experience. Here, we believe in building creative and innovative global citizens who are ready to become world leaders of tomorrow. Read less
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