The Department of Mass Communications is committed to providing a high quality academic program that supports the Tougaloo College mission of assisting students in becoming "self-directed learners and self-reliant persons capable of dealing effectively with people, challenges, and issues." The curriculum is designed to prepare students for successful careers in mass media. Specifically, the department will produce graduates who understand the theoretical and practical applications of mass communication and the role of mass media in society.
Mass Communications includes journalism, speech, communication, public relations/advertising, radio and television broadcasting, music industry/technology, and visual/graphic arts programs. The curriculum combines professional liberal arts theory courses and is responsive to technology advances in the professions.
Assistant Professor of Mass Communications