Journalism and Mass Communication

The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at ACU helps shape you to become an exceptional, ethical and agile communicator in a rapidly changing media environment. State-of-the-art facilities and digital technology, seasoned faculty and immersive courses strengthen your critical and creative thinking and provide the theoretical, historical, ethical and legal foundations for a diversity of careers.

The Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at ACU helps shape you to become an exceptional, ethical and agile communicator in a rapidly changing media environment. State-of-the-art facilities and digital technology, seasoned faculty and immersive courses strengthen your critical and creative thinking and provide the theoretical, historical, ethical and legal foundations for a diversity of careers.

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Journalism and Mass Communication Majors

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As a JMC major, you may concentrate in one of three programs: advertising/public relations, multimedia or journalism. In addition, an interdisciplinary degree in graphic design/advertising is available in cooperation with the Department of Art and Design, and a high school teacher certification in journalism is available in cooperation with the Department of Teacher Education.

Journalism and Mass Communication Minors

A minor in advertising/public relations, multimedia or journalism may be added to other majors outside the JMC department, giving you a strong background in messaging and technology that will enhance whatever career you choose.


The ACU Department of Journalism and Mass Communication is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC).