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Major Advising Communications and Journalism

Study abroad and...
• Apply principles of intercultural communication on a daily basis
• Experience mass media through the perspective of another culture
• Build your resume by demonstrating your flexibility, independence and willingness to take on new challenges
• Acquire skills in preparation for the increasingly diverse and international workplace

Plan Ahead...
As a CJ student, you can study abroad during almost any semester in your college career with advanced planning. And with opportunities for multiple elective credits in the major, you can study abroad and make progress towards your degree. Discuss study abroad options with your CJ adviser.

Freshman
The best time to start planning for study abroad is your freshman year. You will probably want to take at least one communication and journalism course in preparation for taking additional courses abroad.

Sophomore
The majority of UW-Eau Claire students study abroad as sophomores. You can fulfill both general education requirements and fulfill communication and journalism major requirements or electives.

Junior
Nearly as many students study abroad as juniors. Now you may be more focused on upper-division program courses and electives. Consult with your adviser to understand when you must take required courses.

Senior
You can still study abroad during your senior year. However, you must consult with your adviser to understand how it may affect your graduation. Some required courses and the prerequisites might only be available at UW-Eau Claire in alternating semesters.

Fulfill Graduation Requirements
General Education: General education credits can be fulfilled on almost all study abroad programs.

Major requirements: Communication and/or journalism are offered at the universities below. With advance planning, you will be able to earn credits for your communication and journalism major.

Minor requirements: Depending on your minor, you may also be able to take courses to fulfill those requirements abroad.

Programs for Communication & Journalism Students
The department chair of Communication & Journalism has evaluated courses for these programs:


As the Communication & Journalism department and the CIE work together, specific programs recommended may change, check back for the latest information.

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