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Courses for a Degree in Journalism

In addition to a focus on journalism courses, colleges typically require completion of courses and electives in each of the Arts, Math, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences areas. Below are some sample courses:

Journalism Courses:

  • Media and Society
  • Visual Storytelling
  • Infomania
  • Media Writing
  • Media Ethics
  • First Amendment
  • Diversity in Media
  • International Media
  • Multimedia Reporting
  • Multimedia Editing
  • Digital Media
  • Advanced Media Lab
  • Media Law
  • News Reporting
  • Photojournalism
  • Media Technology
  • Feature Reporting
  • Editorial Writing

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology