Graduates of the reporting specialization receive a Bachelor of Arts in Media and Journalism.
The reporting specialization prepares students to think critically and write clearly for both print and digital media. Students learn to gather, verify and present information in courses that include reporting, news editing, business journalism, community journalism, and feature, opinion and magazine writing.
The core class creates a hands-on learning experience with students covering beats under the guidance of instructors functioning as editors. Students develop contacts, sources and stories while developing a rapport with their editor in the newsroom.