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Dr. Samuel Osunde, Chair

MVSU is the only university that offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in mass
communication in the Mississippi Delta. The Department also offers a Bachelor of Arts
degree in speech communication and a minor in theater.
The mission of the Department of Mass Communication is to prepare students for
rewarding careers in the field of communication through its curricular offerings in the
areas of broadcasting, journalism, public relations and speech communication.  Upon
graduation, students should be ready to assume effective roles in professional
communication careers, or proceed to graduate school for advanced degrees.


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Mass Communication Faculty

Academic Maps:

Speech Communication



Public Relations

Convergent Media Master of Arts


Fall 2018 Course Syllabi by Professor

Dr. Esin Turk

MC430 -  Public Relaions

MJ 500 - Print Writing


Shannon Bowden

SP 201- 03/05 - Fundamentals of Public Speaking (face-to face)

SP201-E01 - Fundamentals of Public Speaking (Online)

SP 430 - E01 - Persuasion (Online)


Tyrainne Norton

MC315 - TV Practicum

MC315 - Radio Practicum

MC - 337 - Televisison Production


Celeste Collins

SP201- E02 Fundamentals of Public Speaking

SP405- E01 Business and professional Communication


Darwin Cannon

MC320 - Radio Production

MC335 - Radio TV Announcing


Byron Keys

MC300 - Media Writing

MC325  - Introduction to Mass Communication

MC350 - Newspaper Layout and Web Design