Journalism Major

The major in Journalism provides you with a set of integrative skills that include writing, research and reporting skills. Option courses let you specialize based on your interests: online digital storytelling, arts and culture reporting, feature writing, current affairs reporting or investigative reporting.

Major coursework

24 credits

     BCSC 201 - Foundations of Journalism
     BCSC 210 - Introduction to News Reporting
     BCSC 313 - Intermediate News Reporting
     BCSC 320 - Canadian Press and Society
     BCSC 327 - Journalism in the Digital Age
     BCSC 420 - Online News Production: News Production Workshop
     BCSC 433 - Advanced News Reporting

Options

21 credits. 12 credits must be at the senior level.

     BCSC 211 - News Production Process
     BCSC 223 - Introduction to Screenwriting
     BCSC 322 - Interviewing Techniques
     BCSC 323 - Photojournalism
     BCSC 324 - Arts and Culture Reporting
     BCSC 325 - Radio News and Documentaries
     BCSC 328 - Documentary Screenwriting
     BCSC 341 - Literary Journalism
     BCSC 342 - Writing for Periodicals
     BCSC 415 - Global Media Systems
     BCSC 421 - Advanced Online Journalism
     BCSC 422 - Advanced Reporting and Writing: The Feature
     BCSC 423 - Broadcast News Current Affairs
     BCSC 424 - Reporting on Canadian Politics
     BCSC 425 - Investigative Journalism
     BCSC 426 - Advanced Seminar in Journalism

Electives

9 credits. Any 100- to 400-level university courses. One must be at the senior level.


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Technology required

To complete coursework in this program you will need specific computer hardware, software and peripherals.