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The E.W. Scripps School of Journalism

Journalism is a profession that incorporates knowledge from various disciplines, as well as critical thinking and practical application skills. At the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism (JOUR), the curriculum is blended with a strong liberal arts foundation and professional skills courses.

  • News and Information

  • Strategic Communication

The J. Warren McClure School of Emerging Communication Technologies

The J. Warren McClure School of Emerging Communication Technologies (ECT) is one of only a few academic programs in the nation that concentrate on producing business-savvy, technologically knowledgeable telecom professionals.

  • Information and Telecommunication Systems

The School of Communication Studies

The School of Communication Studies (COMS) offers three distinct academic programs for students. The Bachelor of Science Degree promotes a liberal arts orientation whereby students learn to pose questions and pursue answers by critically thinking, describing, synthesizing, critiquing and imagining.

The School has three emphasis areas, but are all listed as the same major:

  • Health Communication
  • Organizational Communication
  • Communication and Public Advocacy

The School of Media Arts and Studies

The School of Media Arts & Studies (MDIA) prepares well-rounded, proactive individuals to think critically, act creatively and practice ethically in a global media society. Students can focus in an area of specific interest while also taking advantage of a broad-based liberal arts curriculum that enhances long-term success.

  • Media and Social Change
  • Games and Animation
  • Music Production and Recording Industry
  • Screenwriting and Producing
  • Integrated Media

The School of Visual Communication

The School of Visual Communication (VICO) is all about storytelling in the most compelling way, whether it be through information design (interactive and publication), photojournalism or commercial photography.

  • Commercial Photography
  • Photojournalism
  • Informational Design: Interactive Media
  • Informational Design: Publication

Online Degree Program

Ohio University's bachelor of science in communication in the applied communication major is an online degree completion program designed for associate degree graduates who want to further their education and advance their careers. Courses are taught entirely online at a pace convenient to a working adult.

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