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Student Resources

Media and Communication Studies Council of Majors (MCSCOM)

The Media and Communication Studies Council of Majors was established for the purpose of creating a better experience for those students majoring in MCS. Participants’ experiences will be enhanced through the organization of meetings and relevant events both on the UMBC campus and in the surrounding community. We welcome students who have declared MCS and those interested in learning more about the major. For more information, please visit their Facebook page.

Media and Communication Studies Listserv

This list will be utilized to distribute information to the larger Media and Communication Studies community.  If you would like to be added to this list, please email your request to Ms. Hassan shassan1@umbc.edu.

MCS Pathways Document

The MCS Pathways document provides a suggested semester-by-semester academic plan of action for freshman and transfer students. The Pathways document outlines one possible course progression specific to the completion of a Bachelor of Arts in Media and Communication Studies at UMBC.  Please note that the suggested MCS Pathways document is not intended to serve as an official articulation agreement.

Additional Resources

UMBC Requirements for the Bachelor’s Degree

UMBC Policy Exception Petitions

The Shriver Center

Career Services Center

Media and Communication Studies Subject Guide, Kuhn Library

Undergraduate Declaration of Major/Minor/Certificate form