Journalism

Academic major:  Journalism
Minor:  Journalism

Are you naturally curious?  Are you passionate about providing the public with accurate information?  Are you moved by stories? Do you like to tell stories? If so, you should consider a career in journalism.  The field of journalism may be changing, but the need for courageous, truthful, talented journalists has never been greater.  Today’s journalists have more options than ever for telling important stories.  Trevecca’s journalism program prepares you to cover stories in a variety of media. Courses are taught in a state-of-the-art communication lab and students have a chance to immediately begin working on a variety of student publications including a newspaper, a magazine and two online publications. Students also have internship opportunities in a variety of local media outlets and may also participate in the Washington Journalism Seminar, a semester-long program in Washington, DC provided through the Council for Christian Colleges and University.

Core courses in Journalism:

COM 2210

Introduction to Mass Media

3

COM 2620

Writing for Mass Media

3

COM 2890

Newspaper Practicum (3 semesters; 1 credit each)

1

COM 2990

Principles of Digital Photography

2

COM 3010

Theories of Communication

3

COM 3050

Layout and Design

3

COM 3650

Advanced Reporting

3

COM 3660

History of News/Journalism

3

COM 3670

Digital Media and Online Journalism

3

COM 3680

Feature/Magazine Writing

3

COM 4000

Advanced Public Speaking

3

COM 4140

Broadcast Journalism3

3

COM 4150

Issues in Journalism

3

COM 4510

Career Internship in Communication Studies

3

COM 4550

Research Methods in Communication Studies

3

COM 4800

Senior Project in Communication Studies

1

For more information on Journalism, contact Prof. JoEllen Werking-Weedman