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Journalism Major

Major Overview

41 credits

Why journalism?
Journalism is a necessary component of a free, democratic society. In a meaningful context, it provides the public with information on the day’s events and issues. Students learn how to identify, gather, organize, write, edit, and publish news stories in a variety of formats using legal and ethical frameworks.

Career Options
News reporting, news editing, sports reporting, web publishing, advertising, marketing, publishing, web design, graphic design

High School Preparation
Computer Applications; English; Journalism; Speech; U.S. Government & Politics

Sample Schedule (Paradigm) and Course Descriptions

For more information contact:

Dean Beckman, M.S.
Chair, Communication Department
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
700 Terrace Heights #1452
Winona, MN 55987-1399
(800) 635-5987, Ext. 1502
dbeckman@smumn.edu