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Tell the next big story.

Make your start at Iowa the next big story. This community is for first-year journalism and mass communication majors aspiring to careers in media. You will have the opportunity to engage in social, academic, and creative activities related to a wide variety of media practices on and off campus. These activities will serve as meaningful experiences towards your future in the world of professional media.

All first-year students in this community are required to take the course below. This course fulfills a general education or major requirement and students will be pre-enrolled prior to orientation.

This community is open to all students who intend to major in: 

Communication Studies
Journalism and Mass Communications
Living Learning Community Courses

Introduction to mass communication theory as it relates to practical applications in the media industry and American society.

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Locations Fall 2018 - Spring 2019