Common Problem

  1. What is the difference between the Department of Journalism and the Department of Mass Communication?

    The Department of Mass Communication covers a wide range of fields, including news, radio, television, public relations, advertising, magazines, etc., which are all in the scope of mass communication; while the Department of Journalism focuses more on professional ideas and skills in news, news reporting, writing and editing is part of it. In other words, the big biography department emphasizes the breadth of the field, and the journalism department emphasizes the depth of professionalism. After entering the Department of Journalism, in addition to the training of journalism and communication, in the School of Communication of Ming Chuan University, students can also get access to more basic and diverse theoretical and operational courses in the field of mass communication, and have a broad understanding of communication related fields. After the junior year, "Communication Practice" can also provide internships in cross-field media, including internships in broadcasting, television, integrated marketing, communication information management, etc., so that students can develop a second type of communication expertise in addition to journalism and communication. Multifunctional media person.

  2. What are the characteristics of Ming Chuan Journalism Department compared with other school journalism departments?

    Compared with other relevant departments in other schools, in the past ten years, Ming Chuan University's School of Communication has a characteristic of the freshman and sophomore school system. After the 103 school year, the four departments of the college enroll students separately, but the basic news of the freshman and sophomore The spirit of professional education is still retained, while the characteristics of the four departments can be used separately. Therefore, before selecting a department, students can learn more about the spread of knowledge in related fields and understand their own interests and talents. Once enrolled in the Department of Journalism, students can focus on their own interests and expertise. In addition to the journalism and communication major, they can also choose to take professional courses and media practice courses (including radio, television, integrated marketing, communication information management, etc.) to increase themselves Professional knowledge in the field of journalism. The Department of Journalism of Ming Chuan University has set up the "News Production Credit Course" for elective courses. Through the modularization of courses, students can learn more systematically. The "Communication Practice" course is a compulsory course for the third year. The course design adopts a multimedia experiment platform to provide students with opportunities to communicate with the industry. Students can choose news, radio and television, integrated marketing, information and other expertise, and classify them for different practical training. , Strengthen journalism professionalism, and cultivate second expertise.

  3. Can a department in the School of Communication be selected as a subsidiary department?

    The departments of the college can be selected as auxiliary departments from each other. Students who have an average academic score of 70 in the first and second grades can apply to the college before the junior registration. In addition to 12 credits of compulsory subjects in the minor department, and at least 8 credits of elective courses, you can obtain a certificate of a minor degree.

  4. Do I have to be a reporter after graduating from the journalism department? Does a journalist have to graduate from the department of journalism to become a journalist?

    After graduating from the Department of Journalism, there are a wide range of prospects. In addition to reporters, there are anchors, editors, public relations, photojournalists, news compilers, voice actors, etc., so you don’t have to be a reporter after graduation. You can choose your future industry according to your interests. ; Of course, you can also choose a graduate school to continue your studies to obtain higher degrees and more knowledge. The traditional impression that the profession of journalism gives people is that students who have graduated from the department of journalism must have the opportunity to enter. In fact, the profession of journalism does not necessarily require students who have graduated in communication or journalism to be competent. It is undeniable that studying in the journalism department will help to be a reporter in the future. The journalism department's learning on the basis of news writing and the training in interview skills are more solid, and you can experience the actual work of reporters from practice, which will provide a deeper understanding for students who want to engage in journalism in the future. In addition, the future media competition has entered digital convergence and media integration. Graduates of the journalism department can not only be handy in the practical operation of various media (no matter new media or traditional media), but also become news planners and the key to digital convergence. Planners play a greater professional function of journalism.

  5. If I want to enter the Department of Journalism, what aspects should I strengthen?

    To enter the Department of Journalism, in addition to having the habit of reading news and extracurricular readings to develop basic writing skills, foreign language skills are also very important. Today’s society is an international society, and English is already a basic foreign language skill; if students who enter the journalism department intend to become news translators, English or other foreign languages ​​should be particularly strengthened, and the school’s department will make every effort to help students in school Take the test of English intermediate or above. The Department of Journalism also offers professional English courses for students to further analyze professional news in newspapers and magazines. In addition, many related tasks have been done digitally, so a certain foundation is needed in typing speed and software applications. The School of Communication also offers a lot of courses on the basics and applications of computer software. Planning and training related to digital convergence. There are also examination training for computer majors in international licenses to help students obtain licenses. When Yili is engaged in related industries in the future, he will be able to use it immediately and show excellent results in the workplace.