Undergraduate Program

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Our undergraduate degree program has three sequences:

News / Editorial
Learn how to identify, report, and write the news. Other special subjects include sports journalism, photojournalism, and digital writing.
Broadcast Radio and TV 
Train to enter the professional news and production world as tomorrow's producers, reporters, videographers, anchors and directors.
Advertising and Public Relations
Learn to create and plan advertising and public relations campaigns, analyze media audiences and their interests, and more!


In four easy steps, you can become a Razorback and Journalism major at the School of Journalism and Strategic Media.

Degree Requirements

Journalism majors are expected to meet degree requirements mandated from the University and Fulbright College, as well as the School of Journalism and Strategic Media.


It's never too early to prepare for commencement: Find out all you need to know about advising with the school and for Fulbright College.

Course Descriptions

Learn about the courses that comprise each student's major plan in the School of Journalism and the Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences.

Combined Majors

There are a number of interdisciplinary options for combined major programs through which Journalism students can take a selection of courses from two areas for more specialized career paths.

Journalism Minor

As one of the most versatile subjects on campus, journalism can add valuable skills to resumes/CVs that transfer well into many industries. The journalism minor is a major asset to obtain!

Honors Program

Honors candidates carry out independent study and research under the guidance of the journalism faculty and participate in honors classes in journalism and at least one other discipline.

Digital Media Lab

In the Digital Media Lab, students work closely with editors for a semester and get real-life reporting and newsgathering experience.

Study Abroad

Let your passport be your guide. Step outside your comfort zone, and explore abroad during your tenure at the U of A: Now offering a Travel Writing course for journalism majors studying abroad in Italy.

Stay connected to SJSM
School of Journalism and Strategic Media
University of Arkansas
205 Kimpel Hall
Fayetteville AR 72701
Phone: 479-575-3601
Larry Foley, Department Chair
Rob Wells, Graduate Coordinator