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A Major in Journalism

Description of Major


This major educates students about the study of print media and related issues, and the development of writing, editing and observation skills in a liberal arts curriculum.

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Employment Opportunities

Graduates are prepared for a wide range of positions in media, communications, business and nonprofit organizations. A variety of jobs are available for journalism graduates, including:

Account Executive Information Broker
Advertising Copy Writer Journalist 
Advertising Professional  Lawyer 
Advertising Sales Specialist Linguist 
Analyst Literary Agent 
Announcer, TV/radio  Magazine Staff Writer
Technical Editor Marketing Manager
Author  Media and Promotions Specialist
Bibliographer  Narrator 
Biographer  News Writer
Bookstore Manager/Owner  News Librarian
Bureau Reporter Newsletter Editor
Columnist  Playwright 
Communications Director Promotions Manager
Consumer Public Relations Specialist Proofreader 
Copy Editor Proposal Writer
Copy Writer Public Affairs Specialist 
Correspondent Publisher 
Critic  Reporter 
Editor  Researcher 
Editorial Writer Section Editor
Film Journalist Teacher 
Financial Wire Reporter Technical Writer 
Freelance Writer  Television Writer
Ghostwriter  Webmaster
  Wire Service Reporter