microphone, pencil, and newspapers

Do you have a passion for discovering the truth? Do you want to help people stay informed? Study journalism with courses that focus on writing, reporting, and editing.

Careers in Journalism

  • Become an editor or journalist for a news outlet.
  • Work in broadcast journalism.
  • Become a copywriter or work in advertising or public relations.

Transfer Opportunities and Pathways

A Journalism major can be found at many bachelor’s granting institutions. Some universities and colleges may even have similar, but more specified majors to explore, that could align better with your interests. Examples include rhetoric, mass communications, marketing, media studies, graphic communications, public relations, sports communications, photography, and many more.

  • Search a list of Journalism related majors at the UCs and CSUs
  • Compare average admit GPAs across similar majors at the UCs
  • Learn what major prep courses you need to take in order to transfer to the UCs or CSUs
  • Explore similar majors at private and out-of-state institutions