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Major: Media & Journalism
Degree awarded: Bachelor of Arts
Total credit hours: 48-54
Internship/Practicum opportunities: Visit the Career Development Center for internship information.
The term "media" includes many forms of mass communication to reach a wide variety of audiences — ranging from the internet, newspapers, magazines, newsletters, and books, to television, radio, film, and video.
The media & journalism major offers and requires a variety of foundational and skills courses to help prepare students to enter the “real world” of media. The blending of media law and media ethics with hands-on skills is inherent in the courses offered in this major. You can explore the wide world of media with our two tracks: television, radio and online media, as well as online and print media.
Visit our Academic Catalog (2020-2021) for course listings.
Thiel College offers scholarships to students for reasons such as academic success, community service or involvement, exemplary leadership and more! The scholarships available to media & journalism majors are:
Visit our Financial Aid page to learn more about the types of aid available to students.
It's easy to get involved on campus! Joining a student club or organization is an excellent way to meet others and gain leadership experience. A media & journalism major might be interested in the following clubs and orgs:
Visit our Campus Life page to see a full list of student clubs and organizations.
Thiel College students have gone on to be active members in various fields of journalism and media. We currently have alumni working as newspaper reporters, broadcast television reporters, an editor for a network television program, social media managers and much more!