The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication

The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at ACU promotes a curriculum that is message-focused, technology-driven and committed to convergence in order to prepare students for a career in contemporary media.In addition to its five majors, the department offers minors in digital media, advertising/public relations, journalism or media studies; and, in conjunction with other departments, a journalism teacher certification and interdisciplinary graphic design/advertising degree is available.The College of Arts and Sciences offers a broad spectrum of programs in the arts, humanities, mathematics, and behavioral and natural sciences. Since most of ACU’s core curriculum is housed here, every student, regardless of major, passes through the College of Arts and Sciences.

Undergraduate Programs

The mission of the Journalism and Mass Communication Department is to engage students in critical and creative thinking in the classroom, in the laboratory, and through mentoring relationships, leading them to become exceptional, ethical, and agile communicators in a rapidly changing media environment, embracing technology, valuing diversity, and embodying Christ-centered service.

Accrediting Body: The Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC)

Ready to Be a Part?

We’re eager to see not only what you can accomplish with an ACU education, but how your unique perspective can enrich your fellow classmates and ACU as a whole.