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Prepare for a productive future in an ever-changing world with a major in telecommunication media studies. This major is for students who are passionate about media and fascinated by media applications.

Choose Your Degree Program

There are two different telecommunication media studies undergraduate degrees offered at Texas A&M: the Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Science.

First-Year Experience

Coursework for incoming freshmen for both programs begins with a dedicated first-semester experience. This experience introduces you to the breadth of the field of communication and of media. You'll be involved in small groups that help you get acquainted with Texas A&M, our resources and our opportunities. We also welcome transfer students, meeting them where they are and integrating them into the communication family.

Enhance Your Degree with a Minor

All telecommunication media studies majors are required to select a minor to accompany their major field of study. Minors are 15–18 credit hours and will display on your transcript after graduation, but not on your diploma. You can choose an area related to communication or a different discipline, based on your interests.

University-Approved Minors

Certificates in Communication

You can also pursue a certificate to further focus your studies. The communication department offers certificates in:

  • Diversity and Social Justice
  • Global Media
  • Health Communication
  • Leadership and Conflict Management
  • Social Media
  • Strategic Communication


A degree in telecommunication media studies will prepare you for media-related positions in business, government, nonprofit organizations and higher education. After graduation, you may find a job as a(n):

  • Activist
  • Artist
  • Broadcaster
  • Content producer
  • Digital media expert
  • Digital media specialist
  • Film maker
  • Government official
  • Government regulator
  • Industry leader
  • Informed citizen
  • Media designer
  • Online administrator
  • Online marketer
  • Politician
  • Producer
  • Social media expert
  • Spokesperson
  • Writer

Your choice of degree program and supporting education (certificate program or minor) will prepare you for a career that suits your skills and interests.