The bachelor’s degree in Social Communication course offered at UNISC offers majors in journalism, Radio/Production in Audiovisual Media, Advertising and Public Relations. The course curriculum is divided into nine semesters built by subjects coming from a common core offered to all students, and specific subjects, which belong to each professional qualification.
Regarding the course’s physical structure, it has been equipped with labs working under a policy that allows total access to students in different fields like Computer science, Photography, Television and Radio.
Moreover, learning spaces like the experimental agencies and UNISC TV work together with the course, allowing students to participate in all internship programs. Also, every semester, a series of practical actions and events related to their working field are organized by teachers from different areas and aim at bringing students closer to the job market. Part of these activities include professional trips and national and international exchanges.
With respect to the broadcast journalism training, journalists who graduate from UNISC are social mediators and, consequently, responsible for selecting, gathering and spreading ideas, news, events and information clearly. They must also be able to inform, understand and judge through their work in several fields or media as newspapers, magazines, TV, radio, websites, weblogs, press consultancy and others.
This undergraduate course enables professionals to plan, organize, carry out, assess journalistic activities and inform different sectors of society, giving students the theoretical basis they need to be skilled professionals and work producing news bulletins, chronicles, text and photographic editing for newspapers, magazines and journals, besides writing news, headline, translating and correcting texts that will be published in the future. Professionals linked to this field of knowledge must be committed to the society and own an ethical attitude.
In this course, students are encouraged to develop products and activities which will make them experience situations they will find when they enter the job market. These activities may include special products (newspapers, magazines, marketing campaigns, public relation actions, movies, documentaries, etc.), participating in workshops, seminars and actions in partnership with Communication sectors outside the university.