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B.S. in Journalism


Program Description

Sample plan of study

Frequently asked questions

Admission requirements

Tuition & Fees

Contact information



Program Description

Prepare yourself for a career in news reporting, media writing, broadcast writing, production, web design or web management. The courses offered in the online B.S. in Journalism degree program emphasize written and oral communication skills and prepare students to communicate in meaningful and effective ways.  This program may also serve students interested in the public relations field, as public relations and media are closely related fields.


View Journalism Fact Sheet


If you are interested in a complementary graduate program, consider our online M.S. in Speech Communication or online M.S. in Mass Communication.


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Sample Plan of Study

Pre-Communication Courses:
Students must complete the pre-communication program with a grade of "B" or above to become a journalism major.


Required Core Courses:

Journalism Track Courses:

Additional Courses:

Total Credits: 122 minimum


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Frequently Asked Questions

F.A.Q.'s will be added at a later date.


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New Undergraduate Admission
Transfer Student Undergraduate Admission
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Contact Information

NDSU Department of Communication
Phone: 701-231-9770
Email: Stephenson.B.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Web: www.ndsu.edu/communication/

NDSU Office of Admission
Phone: 1-800-488-6378
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Web: www.ndsu.edu/admission/


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