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Career Exploration: Advertising in New York City

This program includes pre-departure Students in Los Angelesprogram orientation meetings on the Texas State University campus, as well as the on-site program in New York City, with exact dates TBD.  


  • January 11 - 18, 2020

Required Orientation and Planning Meetings

  • Dates TBD, fall semester 2019

Travel Dates: January 11 - 18, 2020


  • Program Director's approval required for students to participate.
  • Participants must have full major status and good academic standing in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
  • Space is limited to 16 students.

Course Description

MC 1100H: Career Exploration: New York City

This career exploration course allows mass communication students to visit and network with media professionals in the United States under the direction of faculty. The career development trip focuses on outlets in media centers in the United States.

Course Objectives

  • To expose students to a variety of different career options within the field of advertising.
  • To enhance the student’s ability to network with industry professionals.
  • To allow students to synthesize information provided by industry professionals and convey that information electronically.

Course Options

MC 1100H Career Exploration: Destination America CRN 39171

Tuition and Program Fee

Tuition for one (1) hour of undergraduate university credit (one course):  $287.57

Additional costs / program fee, which includes transportation in New York, lodging, breakfast at the hotel, and entry fees: $990

Program fee does not include the following:

  • Transportation to / from New York City
  • Meals besides breakfast
  • Personal expenses in New York City

Course tuition and program fee billed and paid through SBS Billing and Payment.

Applying to the Course/Program

Important: Before applying online, contact Dr. Clay Craig at

After being approved by Dr. Craig for this program, you still need to register for the course, MC 1100H, through CatsWeb. Spring 2020 registration opens on October 21, 2019.

Registering for Courses

Students register for their course though the Student Information System/Catsweb during the regular university registration period.

For more information about course/program offerings, please contact Dr. Clay Craig.

For questions about applying/registering, please contact the Office of Distance and Extended Learning.