What are the differences between a Mass Communication, Communication, and Journalism degree?

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What are the differences between a Mass Communication, Communication, and Journalism degree?What kind of career/field can you get into with each one of them? Does anyone know?

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George

Mass Communication usually means the study of media historically and studying its current state. There is an emphasis on theory, criticism and research in this field.

Communication also studies the media but there is more of an emphasis on creating media, like tv production classes, film production classes, radio/audio production classes etc.

Journalism degrees consist of classes that make you learn how to write for newspapers and magazines.

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Mass communication is the term used to describe the academic study of various means by which individuals and entities relay information to large segments of the population all at once through mass media. Journalism is just a part of this major. There are many jobs under the the umbrella of Mass Communication. Author, reporter, photographer, television, editor, etc….

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