School of Communication

Journalism major

Journalism serves an essential role in democracy by keeping citizens informed about their world. The news and information gained through reporting, writing, editing and visual journalism reaches the public through print, broadcast, online and mobile channels.

A Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Journalism requires 52 credit hours in Communications, plus the 2-hour GST 115 Public Speaking course. Students must complete a minimum of 72 credit hours outside of Communications, including an academic minor or double major or a semester abroad in an Elon-approved program.

Major Degree Requirements & Courses