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Mass Communication

Looking for a Degree to Take You Places?

The Department of Mass Communication has embarked on an ambitious journey to interweave the foundations of a strong collegiate education for lifelong learning with the practical preparation for professional careers with emerging and continually evolving technologies and new social media.


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High School Photography Day Camp

High School students are invited to attend a week-long photography day camp, led by UCO’s very own photography professors. Take advantage of professional equipment and facilities while learning a variety of photographic methods. Experience what it’s like to bring an image from the viewfinder of your camera, to print, and finally to the gallery wall. Camp Times: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Tuition: $350. Lunches are included in tuition. Personal DSLR cameras recommended but not required. Application deadline is May 24th, 2021. Contact Angela Mackey, Manager of Photo Labs, for applications and more information. Phone: (405) 974-5887. Email:

About the Department of Mass Communication

With 25 full-time and 25 part-time faculty, our students benefit from a wide range of professional and scholarly expertise. We are passionate about our mission: “Helping Students Learn!” We strongly encourage you to take advantage of the diverse opportunities available through our student-run media, student organizations, internships, guest speakers, and travel abroad study tours."  - Dr. Mary Carver, Chair of Mass Communication

The Mission

Communication buildingUCO's Department of Mass Communication values knowledge and professional skills that advance all toward successful career preparation, responsible citizenship to preserve a free and engaged society, and life-long learning within a global community. Our student-centered approach, supported by quality teaching and creative scholarly achievement, emphasizes clear communication, effective writing, critical thinking, creative expression, community service, ethical principles, and innovative leadership.

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