Writing Studies Major: Journalism Track
The journalism curriculum engages students in the study and practice of mass communication in a converged, multimedia environment. The program is built on a liberal arts foundation, including the history, traditions, routines, and practices of journalism.
Students in this track focus on:
- the sociology of news and the context of how it is practiced
- the study of legal and ethical dimensions in journalism
- the skills needed to succeed professionally
Graduates of this program will integrate cutting edge communication technology with a strong commitment to professional and community ethics. They will be prepared for careers as reporters, editors, producers and photographers in print, broadcast, and multimedia news.