The journalism program at Union prepares students for careers that involve writing for newspapers, magazines, websites and other media outlets. Students are able to gain valuable experience through campus organizations such as the Cardinal & Cream (Union’s campus newspaper) and other internship opportunities.
Journalism Major: 48 hours (16 classes)
Required Courses: 36 hours
Professional Electives: Select 12 hours (4 classes) from
the articulation of ideas through learning how to “see” light, capturing the moment, documentary photography, portraiture, fashion, food, architecture, advertising, and sports. It will also stress exploring a fresh view of the commonplace, maintaining high standards of visual communication and understanding the relationship between words, photographs, and design. Credit Hours: 3. Pre-requisites: COM 236. Offered in the Fall and Spring.
Minor Requirements: Minor in Journalism—23 hours
A. COM 120, 121, 210, 236, 351, 415
B. Select one from: COM 230, 322, 407, 451