About the Department of Mass Communication at the University of Central Oklahoma

About MCOM

The Department of Mass Communication has embarked on an ambitious journey to interweave the foundations of a strong collegiate education for lifelong learning with the practical preparation for professional careers with emerging and continually evolving technologies and new social media.

We offer BA degrees in Interpersonal Communication, Organizational Communication, Photographic Arts (Commercial, Fine Arts, and Photojournalism), Professional Media (Broadcasting, Documentary Film, Journalism, Online Media), and Strategic Communications (Advertising, Brand Communications, Public Relations). With 25 full-time and 25 part-time faculty, our students benefit from a wide range of professional and scholarly expertise.  We are passionate about our mission: “Helping Students Learn!”

We strongly encourage students to take advantage of the diverse opportunities available through our student media, student organizations, internships, guest speakers, and travel abroad study tours.  We hope you take time to browse through our departmental website.

- Dr. Mary Carver, Chair of Mass Communication

The Mission

UCO's Department of Mass Communication values knowledge and professional skills that advance students toward successful career preparation, responsible citizenship to preserve a free and engaged society, and life-long learning within a global community. Our student-centered approach, supported by quality teaching and creative scholarly achievement, emphasizes clear communication, effective writing, critical thinking, creative expression, community service, ethical principles and innovative leadership.

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