College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Department of Journalism and Mass Communication

If you aspire to be involved in the creation and delivery of media content, the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is the place where your career can begin. Located in Crosby Hall, we presently enroll roughly 500 students who are pursuing majors and minors in one of the three concentrations we offer. Our commitment is simple: The Crosby Experience will help you discover your next dimension by preparing you to become a media-savvy graduate ready to conquer your professional dreams.

Our mission is to prepare journalists, multi-platform content creators and strategic communicators to tell stories from diverse perspectives and produce high caliber professional work by engaging in cutting-edge teaching, research, practice and public service.

Our vision is to be recognized as an influential source in shaping the direction and makeup of mass media and their impact on society.

Our faculty and staff include scholars and award-winning professionals with vast experiences in every aspect of media and mass communication. We show up daily to fulfill the mission and realize the vision.  

Students in JOMC, as our unit is called, can concentrate their studies in one of the following areas:

  • Multimedia Journalism for aspiring journalists, who write, edit, shoot photos or produce videography for news publications and online sites, or serve as reporters, anchors, show hosts and producers for broadcast news media.
  • Mass Media Production for aspiring broadcast media producers, directors, documentarians, filmmakers, videographers, podcasters, radio personalities or voice artists.
  • Public Relations for aspiring strategic communicators and social media professionals who will represent or serve individuals, government agencies, nonprofits, and corporate entities to ensure their representation thrives.

All students must complete 120 credit hours in prescribed courses and electives to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. Students majoring in other disciplines can also declare a minor in the department; minors are  available in each concentration.

We invite you to learn more about the courses, facilities and extracurricular activities and opportunities the Crosby Experience provides to help you build your professional portfolio and successfully enter the world of media-related work.

Where Your Career in Journalism and Mass Communication Begins 

 

Dr. Robbie Morganfield
Department Chair
Crosby Hall 220
rmorganfield@ncat.edu
336-334-7900
Ms. Kawana Bowman
Administrative Support Associate
Crosby Hall 219
klbowman@ncat.edu
336-334-7900