Journalism and Mass Communication

Major in Journalism and Mass Communication

A bachelor of science degree in journalism and mass communication from the Greenlee School will prepare you for a career that involves all aspects of news and information. You’ll focus on generating ideas, organizing, writing, editing and presenting information for various media platforms and audiences. You’ll work with advisers to develop a program of study that prepares you for work in communication-specific areas including broadcast media, magazines and/or newspapers, photojournalism, science communication, visual communication and digital media. Coursework in this major focuses on writing, research, digital and emerging media, and professional abilities. You are required to complete a capstone internship experience to practice and refine your skills.

Students majoring in journalism and mass communication at the Greenlee School have interned at CNN, Sports Illustrated, Esquire, the Washington Post, Time, Meredith Corporation, NPR and many other local and national media outlets, organizations and businesses.

All Greenlee majors are required to pass a grammar test prior to enrolling in JL MC 201: Reporting and Writing for the Mass Media. Learn more about the Poynter Institute Exam (PIE).

Minor in Journalism and Mass Communication