Bachelor in Journalism

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Program Description

A journalism degree prepares students to thrive in today’s digital media landscape. From writing news stories to producing television news packages and making beautiful photographs, journalism majors build their degrees on six core courses and numerous discipline-specific electives to personalize their journalism experience. Here’s a sample of how your journalism degree can be customized for you: 

• Sports Communication

Students learn the fundamentals of communicating in a sports environment. Learn how to tell compelling sports stories for print and TV. You will hear from professionals in the industry about their experiences and get hands-on experience.

• Videography

Videography builds skills in visual storytelling. Students work with digital video cameras to shoot, write and edit video news stories including several video news packages, one of which must focus on a social justice topic.

• Digital Communication

In this course students use tools like Snapchat, Instagram, WordPress, Avid, Facebook Live and more to create campaigns and tell stories. Students learn critical thinking skills about the technology used to produce mass media messages in modern American society. They are introduced to visual theories as well as elements and principles of design. The digital communication student leaves this course versed in current media technologies with a critical understanding of its use in creating memorable and meaningful communication materials.

Last updated Oct 2020

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Loyola’s College of Music and Media serves as the preeminent center of performing and visual arts study among all Jesuit colleges and universities throughout the United States and recognizes the histo ... Read More

Loyola’s College of Music and Media serves as the preeminent center of performing and visual arts study among all Jesuit colleges and universities throughout the United States and recognizes the historical role of music and the arts in the Roman Catholic Church. Our College prepares students for professions in the arts, or other fields, in a manner that reflects the Jesuit ideals of truth, service, and justice, and provides the campus, region, and nation with activities demonstrating the University’s commitment to the arts. Read less