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The B.A. in Communication with a concentration in Journalism prepares students for careers in media and news reporting in a converged manner utilizing video, audio, and the written word. Students take multiple writing and reporting classes to bolster their journalism skills. They also choose an outside area of study to hone specialized knowledge and to build their professional portfolios in areas such as sports management, business, and photography.

Graduates go on to careers in print and broadcast media, public relations, marketing, and arts and culture. Jobs include broadcast journalist, editorial assistant, magazine editor, newspaper reporter, and web content manager.

Contact Information

Anthony Moretti
Department Head
moretti@rmu.edu
412-397-6467
Wheatley Center 215

Sample Courses:

These are some of the classes for students in this academic program:

Broadcast News Writing
Writing for Magazines
Past, Present, Future of American Journalism
Major Credits
66
Journalism, Communications, English
Core Credits
39
Communication Skills, Economics, Humanities, History, Sciences, etc.
Elective Credits
15

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