Why Study Journalism?
Major/Minor | Communication | CAS
A field with significant historical importance, journalism plays an important role in today’s society. Journalism majors don’t just learn to report, write and edit stories, but also develop a wide variety of print and broadcast tools, ethical standards and critical thinking skills.
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Skills and Learning Outcomes
- Produce high quality print, broadcast and online journalism.
- Develop and hone communication, critical thinking, collaboration skills and more.
- Master a variety of technology to produce compelling news stories.
- Identify the diversity and sociological factors that affect journalism.
- Adhere to the standards and ethics of journalism across all mediums.
Types of Courses
- Broadcast News Writing
- Documentary Production
- First Amendment in American Society
- Information Gathering
- Media Management for News Entrepreneurs
- News in the Movies
- Online Media Production
- Principles of Journalism
While journalism graduates are traditionally associated with positions in print or broadcast media, the communication and critical thinking skills graduates possess make them great fits for a variety of roles, including:
- Content Strategist
- Editor, Copy Editor or Assignment Editor
- Media Coach or Public Relations Specialist
- News Analyst or Producer
- Reporter: Print, Broadcast, Social
- Writer or Technical Writer
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