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The Department of Communication is accredited by the American Communication Association. As seniors, students create a website which showcases the projects and research completed during their time at WTAMU. MCOM majors manage the campus radio station, KWTS, and are members of Live Crew, which broadcasts WTAMU football and basketball games, staff the student run public relations firm (1910PR), host the Live Lounge (a live music performance venue on Thursday nights), and compete in the National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC).

Marketable Skills

  • Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
  • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

Career Opportunities

  • Advertising Copywriter
  • Social Media manager
  • Donor Relations Coordinator
  • Media producer
  • Broadcast announcer
  • Feature Writer
  • Event planner
  • News reporter
  • Sports reporter
  • Public Relations director
  • Audio/Video Producer

What You Will Learn

  • Leadership skills
  • Media design and digital photography
  • Audio and video production skills
  • Research and analytical skills in journalism, media history, qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Theoretical perspectives about gender, culture,  mass media, and communication
  • Opportunity for applications of communication skills through internships
  • Opportunity to participate in the WT Leadership mentoring program
Graduates are awarded a B.S./B.A. in the three areas of emphasis:
  • Advertising/Public Relations
  • Digital Media and Communication
  • Broadcast Journalism