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What will I learn?

The journalism major requires 40-41 semester hours in Journalism: 21 hours of core requirements, 12-13 hours in one of three options (print, broadcast, or public relations), 3 hours of journalism electives, and 4 hours of practicum. Students may take a total of eight hours of practicum coursework; however, only four will count toward the major. The 12 hours in any option must include the pertinent writing course. Major Options: Broadcast; Print; Public Relations. Recommended courses for each option are listed, with substitutions possible with the approval of the student’s advisor and department head. Moreover, Journalism requires two semesters (6 hours) of one foreign language; and all majors must know how to type on a computer keyboard.

Which department am I in?

College of Arts and Humanities

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$10,848.00 per year
USD $5,424 (based on 12 credit hours) – This fees for 2017-2018 academic year and may subject to change
Start date

Expected January, August 2023

Venue

College of Arts and Humanities

Witherspoon Hall 240,

407 West Q Street,

RUSSELLVILLE,

Arkansas,

72801, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must show completion of secondary education equivalent to 12 years of US high school. English Language Requirements: 61 on the Internet-based TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language); 5.5 on the IELTS (International English Language Testing System); 500 on the written TOEFL; 173 on the computerized TOEFL; 42 on the PTE (Pearson Test of English); Grade 2A on the EIKEN.

For international students

Students must have completion of secondary education requirements or the equivalency of US high school.

A minimum score of 500 on the written TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), 173 on the computerized TOEFL or 61 on the Internet-based TOEFL.

A minimum score of 5.5 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS

An EIKEN score of Grade 2A.

A minimum score of 42 on the PTE (Pearson Test of English).

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*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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