Student Learning Outcomes
By the time they graduate, journalism majors will demonstrate the following abilities:
- Reporting: The ability to report in depth, using a wide variety of sources to provide context, accuracy, and balance.
- Writing: The ability to produce stories that are clear and concise and engage the audience’s attention.
- Convergence: The ability to embrace convergent media by using still photography, shooting and editing video, and writing for multiple media platforms, including broadcast, print, and online.
- Role and Responsibilities: An understanding of the roles and duties of journalism in society, and recognition of the legal and moral implications of their work.
- Synthesis: The ability to speak and write in a sophisticated way about an area of study outside journalism.