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Journalism, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #703 (BCR) , NV,
The faculty and staff of the Reynolds School of Journalism focus on providing you with an exceptional learning experience in our classrooms, through structured extracurricular programs and as the result of extraordinary connections to the professional community.


You get to know faculty who have years of high-level professional experience. You learn with faculty who conduct innovative research on our disciplines. You meet and network with local and national professionals. You study historic practices. You do real work. You have the opportunity to experiment with emerging and innovative ideas.

When you graduate, we want you to be in a position to compete for the best jobs and the most sought-after graduate programs. We want you ready for your next big step.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • All Things Media: Foundations
  • All Things Media: Design
  • All Things Media: Words and Numbers
  • All Things Media: Images and Sounds
  • Media Ethics
  • Visual Communication
  • First Amendment & Soc
  • History Of Journalism
  • Race, Gender and Media
  • Special Problems
  • Special Problems - Journalism Lab
  • Professional Internship

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • After the first four courses ( JOUR 107 , JOUR 207 , JOUR 108 , JOUR 208 ), students will work with their advisors to select appropriate electives from the above list. Freshmen and sophomores may not enroll in any 400-level courses.
  • To be accepted as a minor in journalism, a student must have completed JOUR 107 , JOUR 207 , JOUR 108 ,JOUR 208 with a C or better and with a combined GPA of 2.5 or higher having earned a C or better in each of the four courses. Once accepted as a minor, a student must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 in journalism to continue.
  • JOURNALISM TEACHING Students may prepare for a career as a high school journalism teacher by taking a combination of courses in journalism and education. This program is offered by the university's College of Education.
  • ACCREDITATION The Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications. Accreditation was first granted in 1970.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Reno

  • 860 - 1230 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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