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Think critically about emerging media

With the constant emergence of new forms of media, there has never been a more interesting time to study mass communication. Regardless of whether you want to report the news for a major news organization or help companies spread the word about their business, a degree from SFA’s Department of Mass Communication will develop your critical thinking, creativity, professional skills, ethical values and sense of social responsibility.

A message from the department chair, Dr. John Hendricks

On behalf of the faculty and staff in the Department of Mass Communication, I want to wish you a sincere and warm welcome.
It is our hope that you will find your time here at SFA to be one in which you are able to pursue your academic interests, experience intellectual growth, develop new friendships and interact with faculty mentors. We are a student-centered academic program, and our mission is to provide you with transformative educational experiences during your time at Stephen F. Austin State University.

These experiences range from studying abroad in Europe to engaging in internship opportunities around the nation to working in our state-of-the-art television and radio stations. Our academic program provides you with the preparation and knowledge needed to enter the exciting, competitive and ever-changing mass media work force of the 21st century.

If we can do anything to enhance your experience at SFA or if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to let us know. Have a wonderful time at SFA, and take full advantage of all the opportunities that are available to you.

Axe ‘em, Jacks!

John Allen Hendricks, Ph.D.
Department Chair, Mass Communication


Department of Mass Communication

Boynton Building 
Room 301

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13048, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962-3048