Journalism is the study of gathering, assessing, creating, and presenting of news and information through various mediums. Students will develop a solid foundation in the liberal arts and sciences while achieving competency in journalism. Within the degree program, students can choose an emphasis in Print and Digital News. Students will learn and develop the skills and strategies needed to excel in this industry. In addition, students experience reporting and editing using text, audio, video and information graphics. This emphasis area includes focus study curriculum and hands-on experience through the interest areas of Business and Economics Journalism, Data Journalism, Design, International Journalism, Investigative Journalism, News Reporting, Science and Health Journalism, and Sports Journalism. Print and Digital News graduates pursue careers as News Reporters/Anchors, Business journalists, and Data journalists.
This is an emphasis area of the following major:
This major has the following additional emphasis areas:
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Common Career Paths
You can do nearly anything with a Mizzou degree, but here are some common career paths taken by graduates of this major: