Dr. Frank A. Aycock

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Office Hours

Tuesday: 9:30-11:00 a.m. • 12:15-12:30 p.m. • 1:45-2:00 p.m. • 3:15-3:30 p.m.
Thursday: 9:30-11:00 a.m. • 12:15-12:30 p.m. • 1:45-2:00 p.m. • 3:15-3:30 p.m.

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Ph.D., University of Tennessee-Knoxville
M.A., Auburn University
B.A., University of Alabama




Currently Teaching (Spring 2023)

COM 1600 Fundamentals of Electronic Media
COM 4317 Electronic Media Regulations
COM 4580 Electronic Meida Senior Seminar

Courses Taught

COM 1600 Fundamentals of Electronic Media
COM 2700 Foundations of Advertising
COM 3301 Writing for Electronic Media
COM 3305 Communication Law
COM 4040 International Advertising
COM 4315 Electronic Media Management
COM 4580 Electronic Media/Broadcasting Capstone Experience

Teaching Specialties

Electronic Media
International Courses
International Internships
Writing for Electronic Media
Research: Future of Television
International Research

Research Interests

Future of Television (broadly defined)
Global Television


  • Monetizing 21st Century Television, c. 2019
  • 21st Century Television: The Players, the Viewers, The Money 1st ed. c. 2012, 2nd ed. c. 2015
  • Television In The Cloud, c. 2014

Recent Awards

  • Coordinator of Department of Communication/Universidad de Las Americas - Puebla (UDLAP) dual degree program
Title: Professor, Electronic Media/Broadcasting
Department: Department of Communication

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-2400

Office address
Beasley Media Complex 234