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Department Mission

To help students grow, excel, and achieve success through a relevant, high-quality, and inspiring academic experience. The department endeavors to stimulate students to illuminate the human condition through the written word and capture critical moments with still, video, and multi-media formats, in a diverse and dynamic urban university environment.

Program Learning Outcomes and Goals

  • Promoting critical thinking and evaluation of sources. 
  • Developing students who apply Associated Press style guidelines to their writing.  
  • Developing students who create original works of reporting.  
  • Fostering the ability of students to analyze ethical and legal considerations in the field.  
  • Promoting an environment of professional, collaborative behavior.