Journalism, B.S.

The major in Journalism offers preparation for students who wish to be journalists–news reporters, copy editors, feature writers, editorial writers, freelance magazine writers, and online or multiplatform journalists.

The Bachelor of Science in Journalism is accredited by The Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (ACEJMC).

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Time to Degree

  • Total Credit Hours Required for Degree: 120
  • Total Time to Graduate (15 Credit Hours Each Term): 8 Semesters or 4 years (if attending only fall and spring terms)
    *The time to graduation is for students beginning the program with no prior college credit.
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Assessment: Student Learning Outcomes