Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism

Our bachelor's degree in journalism prepares students for careers in news, public relations/advertising, visual design, filmmaking, media production, documentary, broadcasting, podcasting or Spanish-language media as well as graduate work in law, business, social sciences or humanities. This flexible degree works well with a second major, double minor or internship, practicum or service-learning opportunities.

Degree requirements

View current and previous years' degree requirements. 

Dual major or degree

Earn a dual major in journalism and Spanish or a dual degree in journalism and secondary education.

Academic advising

Schedule an advising appoint to learn more about pursuing a degree in journalism.


Degree requirements

Choose your requirements based on when you entered the university as a journalism pre-major or when you transferred into the program as a journalism major.


Dual major or degree

Want to double major or get two degrees? Consider pairing the journalism curriculum with Spanish or secondary education.

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Journalism and Spanish dual major

Earn a Bachelor of Arts with majors in journalism (bilingual media) and Spanish (media studies). This dual major program provides background in Spanish linguistics, literature and culture and skills and knowledge to practice bilingual journalism or strategic communications.

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Journalism and French dual major

Earn a Bachelor of Arts with majors in Journalism (Bilingual Media) and French. This dual degree provides students with a foundational background in French and Francophone linguistics, literature, culture and the skills and knowledge necessary to practice bilingual journalism or strategic communications.

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PackTeach Journalism

Earn a Bachelor of Arts in education/secondary social studies education and a Bachelor of Arts in journalism. This dual degree program provides the knowledge and skills to work in journalism or teach high school journalism or social studies.