Major in Journalism Studies

You Belong Here

You’re naturally curious. You love meeting new people, experiencing new things, and seeing life through others’ eyes. You want a career where stories matter. Journalism studies may be the major for you.


internship opportunities available

Why UC?

UC's Bachelor of Science program in Journalism is taught by seasoned industry professionals representing decades of experience across all media, from broadcast to digital to print. With state-of-the-art facilities on campus and rich opportunities for internships and other real-world experiences, you will gain a level of expertise that will prove invaluable in today's rapidly changing professional environment.

Learn more about UC's journalism faculty.

What You’ll Learn

The journalism major combines foundational courses in communication, newswriting, reporting, editing, and publication design with options for advanced study in media ethics, advanced reporting techniques, and communications law.

Special features include:

  • Real-world learning through internships and campus media
  • Concentration in Broadcast Journalism
  • Option to design your own concentration
  • State-of-the-art media lab and broadcast studio

Learn more:

"I was originally drawn to UC's journalism program because I spoke with some alumni. They were so passionate about the school and the work they did while enrolled in the program, I decided I belonged there as well."

Samantha Madison '10
Copy Editor
Carroll County Times
Westminster, MD


A Degree that Works

UC's journalism studies program gives you the skills you need to succeed in print journalism, television, radio, interactive communications, and public relations. Alumni of the Journalism program have taken leadership positions at:

  • Politico
  • NBC Sports
  • ESPN
  • Telemundo
  • Tribune Media Services
  • Utica Observer-Dispatch
  • Source Media
  • Bachmann Industries
  • Gatehouse Media
  • Corman Publishing Co., Inc.
  • City University of New York

The Simon Convergence Media Center features an HD television studio, control room, and post-production suite.

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