Undergraduate Program

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Our undergraduate degree program has four courses of study:

Journalism Concentration
Learn how to identify, report, and write the news. Other special subjects include sports journalism, photojournalism, and digital writing.
Broadcast Concentration
Train to enter the professional news and production world as tomorrow's producers, reporters, videographers, anchors and directors.
Advertising and Public Relations Major
Learn to create and plan advertising and public relations campaigns, analyze media audiences and their interests, and more!
Multimedia Storytelling & Production Concentration
Learn the latest in multimedia content production, social media and digital delivery across multiple platforms.


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.

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.

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
Email: jour@uark.edu
Larry Foley, Department Chair
Dr. Jan Wicks, Vice Department Chair