Undergraduate Programs

About Our Undergraduate Program

While rooted in tradition, the WVU Reed College of Media offers an innovative, student-centered curriculum and real-world experiences that prepare students for careers in 21st century mass communications.

College of Media students learn by doing. Using the latest media technology, students produce real products – stories, broadcasts, campaigns and projects – that are published and adopted by professional clients.

In addition, community outreach and service learning are incorporated into our undergraduate program, allowing students to connect with their communities and learn how to be compassionate and committed media professionals.

Majors Offered

The College of Media offers three undergraduate majors in advertising, journalism and public relations. Graduates earn a Bachelor of Science in Journalism (BSJ) degree, and their diplomas indicate their specific major.

Advertising* BSJ
Public Relations* BSJ
Journalism BSJ
Strategic Communications BSJ

BSJ=Bachelor of Science in Journalism

* As of Fall 2013, Advertising and Public Relations become two Areas of Emphasis within the new College’s new Strategic Communications major.

The College of Media’s undergraduate programs are fully accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications. West Virginia University is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

For more information on College of Media majors, please contact one of the College academic advisors:

Demetrius Greer
(304) 293-8538

Emily Roush
(304) 293-5783