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Journalism, Bachelor

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Dallas, TX, United States
The Journalism concentration provides an opportunity for students to gain an understanding of the role of the media in American society and to receive instruction in the basic skills needed to perform adequately in the field. 

Overview

Publications, businesses, and graduate schools seek liberal arts graduates with a background in the theory and practice of Journalism.

The required curriculum includes six courses: Survey of Mass Media, Reporting, Ethics or an approved substitution, Internship, and six credits of advanced electives in journalism. Journalism Practicum is not required but is an excellent experience for the concentration student. It may be repeated three times for credit. Typing/Word processing skills are required in journalism courses.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Survey of Mass Media
  • Reporting
  • Ethics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

  • The online Common Application, including the essay.
  • Counselor recommendation (via the Common Application).
  • University of Dallas Member Questions (via the Common Application).
  • Official transcripts (with certified English translations), showing all secondary and post-secondary courses and grades. 
  • Submit national examination results and/or official notification of successful school completion.
  • Send your official results of the TOEFL or IELTS for students from a non-English speaking country and/or your official ACT and/or SAT score reports for students from English speaking countries.
  • Submit your $50 application fee or an official fee waiver form.
  • Submit a copy of your passport

Tuition Fee

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    37652 USD/year
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    37652 USD/year
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Living costs for Dallas

  • 1140 - 1930 USD/month
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Funding

Eligible high school seniors and transfer students may apply for scholarships ranging from $1,000 per year to full tuition. Incoming freshmen can use our scholarship calculator to estimate the academic achievement award for which they may be eligible. Please note that scholarships apply toward tuition charges only, unless otherwise specified.

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