Bachelor of Arts (Journalism Major)

University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland, United States
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
4 years
January August
Total tuition fee (local)
$ 38,316
Total tuition fee (foreign)
$ 119,996

Entry Requirements

  • A grade of "C-" or higher in ENGL 101.
  • Math 110 or higher.
  • A grade of "C-" or higher in JOUR 201. Demonstration of grammar skills competency (JOUR181) and completion of JOUR200 is a prerequisite for JOUR201.
  • Current grade point average 2.8 (includes transfer coursework)


Journalism course requirements:

  • History, Roles and Structures 
  • News Writing and Reporting 
  • Multimedia Reporting 
  • Ethics 
  • Intermediate Multimedia Journalism 
  • Supervised Internship 
  • JOUR 400: Law of Mass Communication 
  • Journalism and Society 
  • Media Research 
  • Journalism Capstone Experience 
  • Journalism Capstone Colloquium: Business of Journalism


    • News Editing 
    • Writing and Reporting II 
    • Electives 
    • Broadcast Field and Studio Production
    • News Writing and Reporting II: Broadcast
    • Television Reporting and Production
    • Elective 

Specific Journalism Requirements:

  • Completion of News Writing and Reporting: Students must complete this course with a "C-" or higher. 
  • "C" Requirement: Students must earn a "C-" or better in News Writing and Reporting and News Editing/Broadcast Field and Studio Production prior to taking any courses for which they serve as a prerequisite.

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