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Here, working, learning, and teaching are fun and exciting—but don’t mistake that for easy. Our academic environment is competitive, and we like it that way. Because that’s the nature of our industry. A TCOM degree and career take hard work, dedication, motivation, and even some late nights and weekends. So does life. And that’s what you’ll be prepared for. Just ask our nearly 3,800 alumni. They’ve set the bar high. Employers trust that our graduates will come ready to work, and our grads are eager to prove them right.
TCOM is part of one of the largest undergraduate communication colleges in the country—the College of Communication, Information, and Media. Together with the Departments of Journalism and Communication Studies and the Center for Information and Communication Sciences, we offer two of the country’s premier telecommunications facilities—The Ball Communication Building and the new David Letterman Communication and Media Building. Our state-of-the-art Visual Image Labs, Media Lab, fully integrated newsroom, several television studios, teleconferencing capabilities, wireless lab, and collaborative relationship with the Ball State Center for Media Design, allow TCOM students to crank out professional news and weathercasts, films, documentaries, movie soundtracks, and much more right here on campus. See the course catalog for more details.
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO):
After successful completion of a major in telecommunications, students will be able to:
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