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Electronic Media Studies

College for Women | School of Humanities, Arts, and Sciences

A St. Kate's electronic media studies major will prepare you for a dynamic career in social media and broadcasting. You will develop your powers of persuasion and effective communication, as well as learn creative storytelling techniques.

Program Details

Take 32 credits per year to finish your degree in four years.

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Explore Contemporary Media Issues and Ethics

The St. Kate's electronic media studies degree combines theoretical knowledge and practical skills in a range of contemporary media forms, including television, radio, blogs, Internet videos, and instant messaging.

In the electronic media studies program, you’ll examine ethical principles and moral problems in class discussion, form your own opinions, and learn how to communicate them effectively.

In Gender and Rhetoric, you will focus on communicating identity in interpersonal relationships, the impact of mass media on gender performances, key legislative debates, and social movement strategies.

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When pursuing St. Kate's a major in electronic media studies, you will gain the skills necessary for a successful career in media programming and production, electronic news, and advertising sales and promotion in a variety of companies, including

  • radio and television stations
  • public broadcast networks
  • video production companies
  • social media marketing services
  • corporate communications
  • government agencies
  • nonprofits