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Journalism and Political Science, BA

The School of Journalism and the English Department offer an interdisciplinary combined major in Journalism and English. Broadly speaking, students in the Combined Major in Journalism and English at Northeastern integrate the study of journalism with the study of language, literature and writing.

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The School of Journalism and the English Department offer an interdisciplinary combined major in Journalism and English. Broadly speaking, students in the Combined Major in Journalism and English at Northeastern integrate the study of journalism with the study of language, literature and writing.

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Interests of Journalism and Political Science, BA Students

  • blogging
  • data journalism
  • data visualization
  • design
  • digital media
  • digital storytelling documentary
  • English literature
  • entrepreneurship
  • game design
  • investigative
  • media advocacy
  • media innovation
  • multinedia
  • politcal science
  • politics
  • public relations
  • reporting
  • social media
  • strategic advocacy
  • technology
  • video production
  • writing

Co-op Opportunities

  • Boston Globe
    Boston, MA
  • Reebok
    Canton, MA
  • New Balance
    Boston, MA
  • CBS Television
    52nd Street New York, NY
  • NBC Universal Television
    New York, NY
  • Boston Bruins
    Boston, MA
  • Boston.com
    Boston, MA
  • 360 Public Relations
    Boston, MA
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Career Opportunities

  • Multidisciplinary Skills
    • writing
    • reporting
    • research and analysis
    • critical thinking
    • visual storytelling
    • social media
    • interviewing skills
    • digital skills
    • shooting and editing
    • production
  • Careers of Tomorrow
    • Reporter
    • Public Relations
    • Multimedia Specialist
    • Lawyer
    • Business
    • Documentary fimmaker
    • Web producer

Journalism and Political Science, BA Requirements

Journalism Introductory Course

Journalism Electives

Take three JRNL courses.

Political Science Electives

Complete two upper-division POLS courses or complete a concentration from the following list:

Journalism and Political Science Combined-Major Credit Requirement

Complete 84 semester hours in the major.

Program Requirement

128 total semester hours required

*For complete program course listing, visit the University course catalog.

Resources for Current Students

Course Catalog

Visit the Registrar website for a course catalog and information on university core requirements.

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Department Chair:

Jonathan Kaufman

Professor, School Director

j.kaufman@northeastern.edu
617-373-3238

Administrators:

Susan Conover

Administrative Coordinator

s.conover@northeastern.edu
617-373-4053

Academic Advisors:

Valerie Falasca, M.Ed

Academic Advisor

v.falasca@northeastern.edu
617-373-4960

Maegan Bishoff

Academic Advisor

m.bishoff@northeastern.edu
617-373-8382

Co-op Advisors:

Michelle Hagopian

Associate Co-op Coordinator

m.hagopian@northeastern.edu
617-373-6908

Kellianne Murphy

Senior Faculty Member

k.murphy@northeastern.edu
617-373-3412

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