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Journalism, B.A.J.M.C.

College of Information and Communications

Our journalists graduate prepared. They are strong researchers and communicators. They know how to report news in the current multimedia environment: they can tell stories and create content.

Do you want to make the world a better place, write beautiful stories and master the digital world? Would you like to join our graduates covering Washington, Wall Street and pro sports? Then start here. We'll equip you to ask those tough questions and thrive in a multimedia world by being confident, fast — and factual.

Program Highlights

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    Senior Semester Newsroom

    Experience a capstone program few can offer as you help produce a daily news program run entirely by students.

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    Get an Internship

    Find an internship through our resources in major television markets, with professional sports teams or even in your hometown.

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    Great Career Options

    Get a job alongside our alumni at The Washington Post, ESPN, "Good Morning America" and news organizations in major U.S. markets.

What You’ll Study

After you complete the well-rounded Carolina Core and foundational requirements, you'll learn how to tell stories across different media, write beautiful profiles and effective tweets, create useful infographics, use data to find compelling stories and edit on deadline. You may also decide to pursue a sports media concentration as part of your studies.

Building Skills

Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.

  • Business Writing

    Creating clear and effective written communication for business purposes


    Exchanging information and ideas through speaking, writing or other means of expression

    Critical Thinking

    Analyzing and evaluating information to make informed decisions or judgments

  • Leadership

    Inspiring and guiding others to achieve common goals and reach their full potential

    Organizational Skills

    Planning, prioritizing and managing tasks and resources to achieve specific objectives


    Creating professional written content for inclusion in scholarly journal articles, books and reports

Using your degree

Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.

Potential Careers

  • Journalist
  • Reporter
  • Writer
  • Editor
  • Lawyer
  • Content Creator

Workplace Settings

  • Journalism
  • Communications
  • Law
  • Government
  • Education

I love the journalism program here because it provides hands-on experience. The collaboration and teamwork with other students pushes me to learn and grow each day.

Flynn Snyder
Portrait of Flynn Snyder

Is USC Right For You?

There are many reasons we could be your ideal university. There's the award-winning academics, the globally modeled student life, and abundance of study abroad and experiential learning options. Take a closer look at what USC could mean for you.

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