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SJMC at Round Rock



About Our Program

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication offers a nationally accredited curriculum that introduces students to the broad framework of mass communication, emphasizing what is common and fundamental to advertising, journalism, public relations and the electronic media.

To earn a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication, students must complete 120 semester hours, which include the university's general studies requirements and 33 hours in Mass Communication. Senior portfolios are now required of all students.

Mass Communication graduates work in a variety of areas.  



School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Undergraduate Round Rock Course
Offering Schedule
(Subject to revision)

MC 4305
MC 4309
MC 4381
MC 3355
MC 4302
MC 3360
MC Advanced Elective (3343, 3367, 4303, etc.)
MC 4301
MC Advanced Elective (3343, 3367, 4303, etc.)
*Students can take either MC 4302 or a three-hour MC advanced elective. This MC advanced elective is in addition to the six hours of MC Advanced electives required of the MC degree.

Round Rock Faculty:
Judy B. Oskam, Ed.D., Professor & Director
Michael McBride, Ed.D., Professor Emeritus
Patricia Baldwin, Ph.D. Lecturer
Carole Barasch, M.A. Lecturer
Grace Capwell, M.B.A., APR, Lecturer
Ryan Sheehy, M.A., APR, Lecturer


School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Texas State University
Round Rock Higher Education Center
1555 University Blvd.
Round Rock, Texas 78664