The Journalism track of Seattle Pacific’s Communication major is designed to prepare you for placement in the culture-shaping world of journalism. If you decide to continue your studies beyond graduation, the Journalism track also serves as a strong framework for graduate school in any number of fields of study.
Additionally, the skills you will hone as a Communication major — self-knowledge, interpersonal communication, social interaction, presentation of self, personal discipline, risk-taking, cooperative group effort, sensitivity to others, and more — are important to many career applications besides those allied specifically with journalism or communication.
In general, if you are a Communication major in the Journalism track, you are required to fulfill the following requirements:
You may enter the major during your first quarter at SPU. Entrance after your first quarter requires only good academic standing (2.0 or higher SPU cumulative GPA). Consult the undergraduate catalog
for complete information on how and when to enter and what you must do to complete the program.