Bachelor of Arts in Journalism - LIU Brooklyn

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The B.A. in Journalism provides skills and experience for media careers in print, broadcast, and online journalism. The curriculum keeps pace with the fast-changing communications landscape in the digital age. The Journalism major also prepares students for the fields of public relations, corporate communications, and the law. Students apply their skills at the campus newspaper, radio and television stations as well as at professional internships.

LIU Brooklyn’s Journalism department offers a unique program in Sports Journalism, PR & Marketing. The sports industry is a multi-billion-dollar global industry with a job market that continues to expand. The concentration prepares students for positions in sports reporting, sports information, fantasy sports, public relations, and marketing for professional sports franchises. Internship possibilities include the Barclays Center, Madison Square Garden, Fox Sports, the Yes Network, CBS Sports, WFAN, and Sports Illustrated.

Credit and GPA Requirements

  • Minimum Total Credits: 120
  • Minimum Liberal Arts & Sciences Credits: 96
  • Minimum Major Credits: 31
  • Minimum Credits in Courses > 100 Level: 48
  • Ancillary Course Requirements: See above
  • Minimum Major GPA: 2.0
  • Minimum Overall GPA: 2.0

Accreditations

All undergraduate and graduate programs at the LIU Brooklyn are registered with the New York State Education Department and accredited by the Commission of Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. In addition, various academic programs in the Richard L. Conolly College of Liberal Arts and Science are accredited by professional organizations, signifying they meet the highest standards of educational quality as determined by leaders in the field.

Last updated Mar 2020

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