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Loyola University Chicago

School of Communication

JOURNALISM Major Starting Fall 2010

Total Credit Hours 43

School of Communication Core (10 Hrs.)

Journalism Foundation Courses (6 Hrs.) 

Research Methods (3 Hrs.)

Values (6 Hrs.)

Skills (12 Hrs.) Choose from a Concentration

Electronic & Broadcast News

Digital & Visual Journalism

Print Journalism

Journalism Electives

Capstone (3 Hrs.)

As a final course, preferably in the final semester, students must take a journalism practicum that adheres to a specific plan for reporting and writing in one of the following areas: business, religion, education, science and health, public service or government.

Internship (3 Hrs.)

COMM 392. Journalism Internship (must be pre-approved by the program


The ethical responsibilities of journalism challenge the practitioner to cultivate the broad areas of knowledge that will allow for informed reporting and investigation, so journalism majors must complete a minor in another university department where the potential exists to develop knowledge as context for journalistic practice.


School of Communication · 820 N. Michigan Ave
Water Tower Campus · Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312.915.6548 · Fax: 312.915.6955
E-mail: LoyolaSOC@luc.edu

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