2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog - Belmont University

Department of Media Studies

Thompson Storey (chair), Susan Barnes, Richard Bengtson, Sybril Bennett, Pam Parry, Rich Tiner, Linda Quigley.

The Department of Media Studies strives to offer comprehensive professional training, practical career experiences and theoretical understanding of the roles and responsibilities of mass media in the 21st century. Graduates will enter the workplace or continue in graduate studies with the ability to think critically, communicate effectively and develop talents and skills constructively.

The purpose of the Department of Media Studies is to equip students with the skills necessary to begin careers in a variety of media-related professions, including: Audio and Video Production, Broadcasting, Journalism, Media Management, Online Publishing and Public Relations. The faculty will work to prepare professionals who are competent, ethical and progressive in their chosen fields of study.