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University of Missouri - Kansas City (UMKC) (UMKC Communication Studies Department)

UMKC, one of four of the University of Missouri campuses, is a doctoral research-intensive public university offering traditional and interdisciplinary programs serving approximately 14,000 students. UMKC’s unique profile includes the College of Arts and Sciences and Schools of Education, Nursing, Business and Public Administration, Medicine, Law, Computing and Engineering, Biological Sciences, Dentistry, Pharmacy and the Conservatory of Music. In full alignment with its mission, UMKC is a strong partner with the Kansas City community and is an essential element in the region's economic and cultural development.

The department offers courses leading to a bachelor of arts in communication studies. The department's program reflects practical and theoretical aspects of human communication behavior within the context of liberal arts and sciences.

The bachelor of arts in communication studies degree offers two formal areas of emphasis:

- Speech communication (interpersonal and public communication) and
- Mass communication (media studies and film and media arts).

The speech communication emphasis (interpersonal and public communication) offers study in the areas of public address and rhetoric, interpersonal and intercultural communication, organizational communication and areas associated with human communication behavior.
The mass communication emphasis (media studies) offers concentrated study in select areas including radio, television, film, journalism and advertising. The mass communication emphasis (media arts) offers a comprehensive approach to film, video and new media production.

School name:University of Missouri - Kansas City (UMKC)UMKC Communication Studies Department
Address:202 Haag Hall, 5120 Rockhill Road
Zip & city:MO 64110 Missouri
Phone:(816) 235-1337

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