What does journalism look like today? It still centers around information gathering, writing and editing, but it's gone far beyond the traditional newsroom. As a journalist, you'll develop a set of skills that will help you build a career in a variety of settings, not just newspapers, magazines, radio or television.

Required Mass Communication Core courses
  • MCO 1301 Introduction to Mass Communication—3 hours
  • MCO 1303 Writing for the Mass Media—3 hours
  • MCO 4301 Communication Law and Ethics—3 hours
Required Journalism courses
  • MCO 2316 News Reporting—3 hours
  • MCO 3306 Broadcast Journalism—3 hours
  • MCO 3316 Feature Writing—3 hours
  • MCO 3321 News Edition—3hours
Advertising/Public Relations concentration courses
  • MCO 4346 Public Relations Campaigns & Programs—3 hours
  • 12 hours of any additional Mass Communication courses
  • 6 hours of Management or Marketing courses

A minimum of 18 Mass Communication hours must be taken at Texas Wesleyan.





Did you know?

Wesleyan offers both Christian
Studies and Comparative
Religious Studies that can lead
to careers in the Clerical
Ministry, Religious Education
and Social Services, or any
other field that demands an
understanding of inter-cultural


Dr. Kay Colley
Assistant Professor of Mass

Dr. Colley has taught a variety
of courses at Texas Wesleyan
since 2008. Feature Writing
and Public Relations
Campaigns are two of her
favorite classes.

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Location: PUMC 256
Phone: 817-531-4900
Fax: 817-531-6503

Hours: Mon - Fri
8am - 5pm

Contact Information

Mass Communications
and Liberal Studies
Beth Jackson,
Administrative Assistant
Location: OCH 103
Phone: 817-531-7582
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

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