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Learn what it takes

Do you want to ask those hard-hitting questions? Are you wanting to deliver the truth to your community? Then journalism could be the right fit for you. You’ll gain skills in writing, research, editing, gathering information and then delivering your findings in the news across media platforms.

Our graduates are the cream of the crop. Whether practicing community journalism in small towns or broadcasting from a major network in the big city, Blugolds shine the light on news that matters.


36 credits (major) / 24 credits (minor)

Understanding the role of journalism in a democratic society is the goal of this major. This major prepares students to inform citizens and enhance democracy by gathering, writing, editing and delivering news across multiple platforms.

 Common courses

  • Multimedia Communication
  • Beginning Journalism
  • Intermediate Journalism
  • Media Law and Ethics
  • Advanced Reporting and Editing
  • Digital Newsroom
To get more information about courses and this major, check out the course catalog.

Change your major or minor

To change your major or minor to journalism, please contact the communication and journalism department using the information below, and they will help you get going!
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