Students choosing a Communication degree with an emphasis in Journalism will have the opportunity to work with award-winning faculty and gain substantial amounts of hands-on experience. The program encourages students to get involved with The UVU Review, the student-produced campus news organization. The Review is an excellent way to build skills in print, broadcast, and web journalism.
Course options for Journalism students range from introductory writing and reporting classes to advanced magazine writing, news editing, broadcast news, and long format video journalism.
Students interested in a degree in Communication with an emphasis in Journalism should look at degree requirements and start planning for future semesters.
Journalism students are encouraged to look into elective credits in the Digital Media Department, as a way to broaden their skills in modern storytelling.
Required courses for students in the Journalism concentration:
COMM 1130 Writing for the Mass Media
COMM 1610 Reporting for the Mass Media
COMM 2100 News Editing Process
COMM 3790 Case Studies in Journalism
COMM 479R Journalism Workshop
COMM 481R Internship