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Program Name: Journalism (Pre-Journalism)
Faculty: Arts
Campuses: Campion
U of R
Degree: Bachelor Degree (4 Years)
Related Programs: Creative Writing (English)
International Business
International Studies
Program Description

Do you enjoy uncovering a story? Are you always asking "why"? Our School of Journalism is recognized nationally and is the only Bachelor of Journalism in Western Canada. You will study the history of journalism, media convergence and ownership trends, as well as Aboriginal issues in journalism.

Learn newspaper and magazine writing, television and radio news and documentary production, digital editing and desktop and Internet publishing. You will be encouraged to challenge conventional wisdom and develop your own writing style. Students spend a semester on an internship in a radio, television, newspaper, magazine or Internet newsroom.

To begin this degree you will need to register in the Faculty of Arts as a Pre-Journalism student. Entrance into the School of Journalism is competitive and happens after 2nd year (60 credit hours) is complete.

Sample Courses:
Media, Power and Communication Rights, Photo Journalism, Investigative Journalism, Print Editing, Advanced Interviewing.

Career Opportunities:
Graduates work as reporters, writers, editors, researchers, producers and documentary makers.


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