Declare Major or Minor

We are excited you want to pursue a major or minor in Journalism! Review the requirements below and then fill out this form to get started. An advisor will get in touch with you about the process.

Admission Requirements

To become a journalism major you must meet the following:

  • Earn a grade of B or better English 101 and 102 or in English 109H.
  • Earn a grade of C or better in Math 105, 107, 109C, 112; or LING 123; or PHIL 110.
  • Earn a cumulative GPA of 2.5, including the semester when application is made for admission into the major.
  • Earn a grade of C or better in JOUR 105.

Program Fees

All journalism majors are charged $250 per semester in program fees. These fees help cover special services and equipment required to prepare students for their professional careers. See program fee information.


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