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.
"Students need to be up to date with the right equipment in order to get the best training and be ready for the real world. That is what I got when I graduated from Utica College and I'm very thankful for that because to this day I put into practice everything I learned at UC."
"As a TV news producer for WNBC I find myself using many of the lessons I was taught during my years at UC. The writing advice, the push to be aggressive, and most importantly - the confidence that I can succeed in such a competitive business. All of that was given to me at Utica College."
This is our clarion call, which urges us all to never be complacent, to always keep moving forward, to lead with confidence and reach high. It embodies our commitment to the future, to innovation and discovery, and to dancing in-step with an ever-changing world.
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.
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.
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"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
Carroll County Times
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:
The Simon Convergence Media Center features an HD television studio, control room, and post-production suite.