A free press helps form the foundation of a free, informed society.
The journalism concentration provides an opportunity for students to gain an understanding
of the role of the media in American society and to receive instruction in the basic
skills needed to perform adequately in the field. Publications, businesses, and graduate
schools seek liberal arts graduates with a background in the theory and practice of
The required curriculum includes six courses: Survey of Mass Media, Reporting, Ethics
or an approved substitution, Internship, and six credits of advanced electives in
journalism. Journalism Practicum is not required but is an excellent experience for
the concentration student. It may be repeated three times for credit. Typing/Word
processing skills are required in journalism courses.
Students from the University of Dallas work to produce a campus paper with a newly
revamped website. Click above to see the University News.