Journalism, B.A./B.S.

Keeping the public informed.

Social media. Video podcasts. RSS news feeds. Blogs. While the way we get our news has shifted, the public continues to rely on professional journalists to help keep us accurately informed about the world around us.

As a journalism major, you will learn how to gather and share newsworthy information across multiple forms of media, including print, broadcast and digital media. You will develop exceptional research and writing skills, sharp news judgment, and the global awareness you need for a career in print, broadcast or online journalism.

Students in this program build practical media experiences with opportunities to contribute to the student newspaper, student magazine and campus radio station.

This program could be a good fit if you:

  • Like to write
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Are curious about the world around you
  • Can work under pressure and meet deadlines

With this degree, you may become a/an:

  • Reporter for a newspaper or TV station
  • Radio or TV news producer
  • Columnist or blogger
  • Online reporter
  • Digital media manager
  • Magazine writer
  • Copy editor
  • Publication designer
  • Sports announcer
  • Public relations manager
  • Media relations manager
  • Freelance writer
  • Communication specialist
  • Political consultant

Available On-Campus

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