Media Studies Department

College of Business & Communication

Media Studies Department

Dave Harris, Ph.D, conducts an interview.

Media Studies addresses the central role of media in today’s world, including in politics, culture, society, and the arts through four emphasis options within the Bachelor of Science in Media Studies: Multimedia Journalism, Strategic Communication (Public Relations, Marketing, Advertising), Social Media, and Media Studies (Radio and Television Broadcasting, Media Production, etc.); as well as a Media Production Certificate. The program engages students in a wide range of media including television/video, radio/audio, print, and digital media. Students study the history, evolution and the changing state of media, communication technologies, and techniques in media production, together with an understanding of the economic and social effects of media, including legal and ethical issues. Students are prepared for a wide range of careers, including those in journalism, public relations, marketing, advertising, media production, TV and radio, online and social media, and media research.

Learn more about our program requirements.

Contact

For Appointments

Phone: 435-652-7638

David Harris, Ph.D.

Department Chair

Email: harrisd@dixie.edu
Phone: 435-632-8245
Office: Jennings 140

Terryl Smuin

Department Secretary

Email: tsmuin@dixie.edu
Phone: 435-879-4328
Office: Jennings 138

Bryan Jacobs

Academic Advisor

Email: bpjacobs@dixie.edu
Phone: 435-652-7638
Office: Jennings 129

Kim Bowler

Academic Advisor

Email: kimberly.bowler@dixie.edu
Phone: 435-652-7638
Office: Jennings 122

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