School of Humanities & Behavioral Science
Whether focusing on breaking news, in-depth reporting, sports, or arts and entertainment, journalism involves the art of storytelling. Anderson University’s journalism major emphasizes telling stories with clarity and purpose, in a variety of media. Since the major is “complementary,” students pair it with a primary major in another area of interest—such as political science or history.
As a journalism major, you’ll produce print and multimedia stories in your classes, and for the student newspaper, the Andersonian. Many students take paid staff positions on the newspaper as editors, writers, photographers, and designers. You can expect an internship to be a required part of your major.
- Graduate with a major in journalism
- Graduate with a complementary major in journalism along side another Anderson University major.
- Graduate with a minor in journalism in 18-hours with the Department of Communication and Design Arts.
Among the classes in the 30-hour major are:
- Writing for the Media
- Visual Communication
- Advanced Newswriting & Reporting
- Advanced Features & Magazine Writing
- Communicating Effectively Through Social Media
Graduate with a minor and a MBA with the 3+1 program. You’ll spend four years total at AU and earn two degrees while you’re here.
Graduates with journalism, writing, and storytelling skills find jobs in a variety of areas, including:
- Traditional Print
- Broadcast & Online Journalism
- Sports Information
- Public Relations
- Other Associated Fields
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