Maureen E. Boyle (Sabbatical, Spring 2020)
Office: Cushing-Martin 116
The Department of Communication offers a minor in Journalism.
Mission of the Program
The Journalism program provides students with hands-on experience in the news writing and online media field.
Students learn to write fair and balanced hard news, feature and long-form journalistic stories for a wide range of print and online publications. Students learn how to interview people, research information and cover stories in the field. Students also learn how to use social media and video for news story telling. Coursework emphasizes the best practices in the field, fine writing and legal challenges the media faces. Publication of student work is a goal in several courses. Students are offered internship opportunities in the news field in the area or in their home states.