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Journalism and Political Science, BA

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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, 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


Susan Conover

Administrative Coordinator

Academic Advisors:

Valerie Falasca, M.Ed

Academic Advisor

Maegan Bishoff

Academic Advisor

Co-op Advisors:

Michelle Hagopian

Associate Co-op Coordinator

Kellianne Murphy

Senior Faculty Member

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