Journalism is the hands-on practice of gathering, assessing, creating, and presenting news and information with text, audio and video through traditional broadcast and print media, as well as online and through social media platforms.

Students learn critical thinking through coursework in humanities and sciences, while achieving mastery in journalism or strategic communication. For this degree program, students begin as undeclared. After completing two years of foundation courses students choose an emphasis area. Refer to the degree program descriptions for the emphasis areas for more details.

This major has the following emphasis areas:
Convergence Journalism
Magazine Journalism
Print and Digital News
Radio Television
Strategic Communication