Students who choose the English-Journalism Major will acquire dexterity in traditional and emerging media. All good writers begin as good readers: student-journalists will steep themselves in literature so that they may begin to intuitively understand the standards to which they aspire. Our program emphasizes individual field-work as a primary vehicle, allowing students to cultivate their own interests as they learn all the necessary skills. The English-Journalism Major balances theory with practice.
This course will cover the essentials of journalism, both as a genre of writing and as a practice of research and discovery.
This course is designed to develop the reporting skills that are required to the do journalism. News reporting need special qualifications in writing and covering news stories. In addition to the training and practice the students will be exposed to, they are to educated of the ethical issues to stick to in journalism to stay accurate, objective and professional.