The media’s fundamental role in shaping perspectives and public opinion necessarily determines the presence or absence of multifaceted stability in any given country. Hence, a major responsibility falls on the shoulders of the journalist writing about the news or the reporter framing the incident.
Consequently, the need for balanced and professional media work requires a graduate who is equipped with academic knowledge and skills in the fields of media, political science, economics, and public policy. All of which is what the department provides.
To receive a BSc in political mass media students should finish 141 credit hours; 51 hours in core media courses; 30 credit hours in interdisciplinary courses; 15 credit hours in elective courses, in addition to 45 credit hours in University and faculty requirements.