B.S. in Journalism 24 months Undergraduate Program By Northwestern University |Top Universities
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Program Duration

24 monthsProgram duration

Main Subject Area

Communication and Media StudiesMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Communication and Media Studies

Degree

Other

Study Level

Undergraduate

Whether you have a little journalism experience or a lot, our innovative curriculum for undergraduate journalism students allows you to solidify your writing and editing skills and explore your passions outside of Medill. Our curriculum is broken up into three components: Our core curriculum is built to get all first-year students on the same page. We’ll teach you the Medill way of reporting, writing, editing and thinking critically through our core courses, which include: Philosophy of Modern Journalism Reporting and Writing Multimedia Storytelling Journalism in Practice Media Law and Ethics Journalism Residency In addition to those core classes, every student selects a concentration in a discipline outside of Medill. Here, you can explore your passion for political science, history, economics, a foreign language, computer science and much more. You'll take a wide variety of courses to ensure a well-rounded education. Finally, we offer a wide variety of journalism electives. Students can choose the courses that are most appealing to build expertise in the areas you are most passionate about. Below is a sample of current offerings:

Program overview

Main Subject

Communication and Media Studies

Degree

Other

Study Level

Undergraduate

Whether you have a little journalism experience or a lot, our innovative curriculum for undergraduate journalism students allows you to solidify your writing and editing skills and explore your passions outside of Medill. Our curriculum is broken up into three components: Our core curriculum is built to get all first-year students on the same page. We’ll teach you the Medill way of reporting, writing, editing and thinking critically through our core courses, which include: Philosophy of Modern Journalism Reporting and Writing Multimedia Storytelling Journalism in Practice Media Law and Ethics Journalism Residency In addition to those core classes, every student selects a concentration in a discipline outside of Medill. Here, you can explore your passion for political science, history, economics, a foreign language, computer science and much more. You'll take a wide variety of courses to ensure a well-rounded education. Finally, we offer a wide variety of journalism electives. Students can choose the courses that are most appealing to build expertise in the areas you are most passionate about. Below is a sample of current offerings:

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

7+

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