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Bachelor of Arts in Journalism

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism

  • QS World University Rankings
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Start date Jan-2000
The curriculum for Journalism is based on developing critical thinking in students for a multimedia, urban, journalistic environment. This requires a broad educational background coupled with rigorous professional training. The curriculum emphasizes subject matter from other disciplines, particularly those in the liberal arts. The department also believes that effective writing is central to communication and is, therefore, integral to the department curriculum. Graduates of the program will develop: Strong skills in reporting, writing, photography, audio/video newsgathering, print and web editing and design. The ability to analyze critically past and present trends of journalism and to help craft alternative forms of journalism for the future. A strong sense of ethical responsibility and the knowledge necessary for ethical decision-making. An understanding of digital and interactive media technologies. The ability to provide information in multimedia formats. The International Communication Concentration (ICC) provides a theoretical and practical education in international and intercultural communication and media. This program allows students to develop sought-after competencies in cultural sensitivity and intercultural communication skills by encouraging students to reflect on their own cultural lenses. Students participating in the ICC program will be exposed to multiple international perspectives through internationally- and interculturally-oriented courses offered on Temple’s domestic campuses and may be supplemented with study abroad coursework.

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