You can jump-start your Mass Communications future at Butler through relevant course work and unique scholarship opportunities. Courses are designed so you can transfer to a four-year institution or directly enter the work force. Activity scholarships pay for tuition and books while you get practical experience working on student media.
Butler has a weekly newspaper (The Lantern) and a full-color glossy magazine (The Grizzly) that is produced three times a year. A full-service radio station (Butler Radio KBTL 88.1 FM) and cable television station (Butler Television BCTV 20) broadcast entertainment and news.
Do you want a career in covering sports? Butler's unique Sports Media program combines electronic and print mediums; you can help others cover over 300 events every year. You moderate coach's shows on Butler Television, broadcast home and away games on Butler Radio, and create stories and photo features for The Lantern and The Grizzly.
All five student media activities use the Internet to distribute their content. You also get to create stories, photo spreads, and audio and video clips exclusively for a web audience.
In short, Butler is the perfect place to explore all dimensions of Mass Communications. You will be put in touch with professionals at television stations, radio stations, and publications across the state. You will have the opportunity for working internships and job opportunities. Whether you want a career in Mass Communications or just want to DJ on the campus radio station, check out our program.