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Journalism Major

Our journalism program prepares students for professional success in a fast-moving field. In addition to advanced writing courses, students take courses in communication ethics, layout and design and digital media. Journalism students hone their skills and build their portfolio through our campus newspaper, internships, and other professional development opportunities such as the Evangelical Press Association Conference.

Educational Focus

  • Newspaper Journalism
  • Public Relations Principles
  • Media Production
  • Digital Photography
  • Writing for Publication

Internship / Co-Curricular Opportunities

Career Opportunities

  • Newspaper reporter
  • Social media specialist
  • Corporate communications specialist
  • Editor
  • Magazine feature writer
  • Advertising copywriter

Journalism Major is a Good Fit for Those Who Are:

  • Strong Writers
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Curious
  • Strong Communicators
  • Skilled at Time Management
  • Perceptive
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Do as much extra writing as you can. Write for "The Sounding Board", take an internship, write some freelance, keep a blog. The more practice you have, and the more bylines you have, the better you will do in the workforce.”

Ashley (Mazelin) Durand, ‘13 - 2017 Young Alumni of the Year Award Winner
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student written articles were accepted for publication in local, regional, and national media during Profesor Terry White's Spring 2018 "Writing for Publication" class

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print issues of The Sounding Board published annually

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