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Communication and Media Studies (Journalism)

Fisher College
Boston, MassachusettsUSA
On campus
 3446 Points
4 Years
Apply date
Aug 2024

Program Description

The Journalism concentration of the Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies is designed to give students a solid foundation in newswriting and reporting for a variety of mediums: newspaper, radio, television, and the Internet. Instruction emphasizes reporting in today’s 24-7 media news cycle. Students will acquire advanced skills in Internet research, verifying sources for accuracy, conducting effective interviews, blogging, and repurposing the same news story for different audiences and mediums. Completing the program prepares students for a career in journalism, writing for business or non-profits, or to advance to a graduate program of study.

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Core Modules

Introduction to Human Communications

Introduction to Mass Communication

Public Speaking

Media Writing

Introduction to Journalism

Introduction to Digital Video Production

Communication Theory

Advanced Reporting

Sports Journalism/ Broadcast Journalism

Media Criticism

Communication and Gender/ Media Ethics

Senior Seminar

Communication & Media Studies Internship


A reporter or news-writer position has long been the default job for anyone pursuing coursework in journalism.

To prepare for tomorrow’s careers, journalism students should be multi-taskers, capable of interviewing eye-witnesses, shooting and editing video, writing the story, and then repurposing everything for the company website.

Popular careers for print journalists are:

  • beat reporter
  • news writer
  • editor
  • while on-air reporters and news anchors
  • behind-the-scene producers for radio and TV

By focusing on skill acquisition and a well-rounded liberal arts education, journalists can also find employment opportunities writing for the:

  • financial industry
  • corporate communication departments
  • public relation firms
  • grant-writing for higher education or non-profit organizations

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