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Bachelor of Science in Communication - Converged Journalism

USA

What will I learn?

SRU's Converged Journalism program primarily emphasizes excellence in writing. As a Journalism student, you will learn to write well within a variety of media in order to excel in a mixed-media working environment. The Rocket, SRU's award-winning student newspaper, will provide you with hands-on journalism experience in print, online, and video media.

WHY CHOOSE CONVERGED JOURNALISM?

From your first day as a Journalism student, you will have an opportunity to get involved with student organizations and groups. You will learn in a small class setting that emphasizes individual learning and faculty-student collaboration. After you have some classroom experience you can practice your skills in a real-world environment as a contributor to The Rocket.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

In addition to developing a strong foundation in journalistic-style writing, you'll become proficient in new-media journalism techniques, in a converged media package that includes audio and video production as well as web design.

CAREERS IN JOURNALISM

When you graduate with a degree in Journalism from SRU, you will be ready to begin your career at newspapers, television studios, radio station stations, or websites. Other career paths include public relations, video production, sport management, and various other communication-oriented careers.

Which department am I in?

College of Business

Study options

Full Time (Minimum of 120 credits)

Tuition fees
US$15,895.00 per year
Start date

Expected December 2022

Venue

College of Business

1 Morrow Way,

SLIPPERY ROCK,

Pennsylvania,

16057, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

International applicants who have not enrolled in any post secondary institution since graduating high school should apply as freshmen. Advanced standing may be considered for those students who have completed IB programs, GCE A-levels (advanced or advanced subsidiary) examinations.

For international students

International applicants who have not enrolled in any post secondary institution since graduating high school should apply as freshmen. Advanced standing may be considered for those students who have completed IB programs, GCE A-levels (advanced or advanced subsidiary) examinations.

English language requirements: Applicants must score a minimum of 61 on the internet based test (iBT), a minimum of 500 on the written test or a minimum of a 173 on the computer based test. Applicants must receive an overall IELTS score at band 6.0 or above.

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

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