Department of Mass Communication
The Department of Mass Communication is in the College of Arts, Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies at Southern University. All students are expected to know and abide by University and College regulations as well as standards set by the department. University and College regulations are detailed in the university catalog and in the Code of Student Conduct Manual.
Organized in 1978, the Department of Mass Communication offers courses designed to prepare students for rewarding and responsible careers in print, broadcast journalism, and public relations.
The Faculty's goal is to impact the skills, knowledge, and attitudes most needed and highly valued in journalism and mass communication today. In the process, students are expected to develop the disciplines of deadlines, proper use of the English language, and knowledge of current events. In all their teaching, Faculty members will put special emphasis on the rights and responsibilities of professional journalists and public relations practitioners.