Mass Communication Degree

The A.A. in Mass Communication is designed to outline the freshman and sophomore years of study for students planning to major in Mass Communication or related fields at a four-year college or university. Mass Communication major is designed to provide students with a theoretical and practical understanding of Mass Communication. Emphasis is placed on the practical aspects of news–gathering, writing, editing, and design. All students are afforded the opportunity to gain hands–on experience through work with the award–winning Eastern Statesman newspaper and/or the Mountaineer Yearbook.

Career Opportunities

There are many career opportunities available in the mass communication industry. Graduates may work as writers, reporters, editors, photojournalists, public relations/communication/marketing specialists in businesses and organizations such as newspapers, magazines, television and radio stations, publishing companies, advertising agencies, public relations and marketing firms and more.

Mountaineer Radio

Eastern is home to Mountaineer Radio "The Mix"  93.1 FM and 104.9 FM, featuring top 40, light rock, classic rock, adult contemporary, pop and cross-over country music. Students in Eastern's Mass Communication degree program are involved in all aspects of the radio station, serving as interns and on-air personalities. Students produce news and weather reports, public service announcements and other programming. Students also have the opportunity to select music, produce their own show, help with live remotes and provide play-by-play and color commentary during sports broadcasts. To learn more, contact radio@eosc.edu or call 918-465-1410.

Photography Club

Get involved and join the Photography Club, a student organization for those interested in photography. The Photography Club has recently traveled around the region and internationally for photo opportunities.

Mountaineer Minute

The Mountaineer Minute is a weekly video segment featuring news, events and student activities at Eastern Oklahoma State College. The Mountaineer Minute is produced by students in Eastern's Mass Communication program.

Scholarship Opportunities

A college degree is an investment in your future. There are many lifelong benefits of a quality education that exceed the initial costs involved. Tuition and fees at Eastern Oklahoma State College are among the lowest in the nation. Plus, Eastern offers a variety of institutional scholarships, as well as subject-related scholarships for students who demonstrate high academic qualifications and financial need. Federal and state financial aid and grant opportunities are also available to help fund your education.

Apply now for admission to the Mass Communication program.

Contact Information

Kristen Turner
Mass Communication Professor
Baker 103
Phone: 918.465.1720