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FACULTY OF ARTS & SCIENCE

JOURNALISM - UNIVERSITY OF REGINA (PRE-PROFESSIONAL TRANSFER)

Degrees Available

  • Bachelor of Arts

Intake: 

Fall & Spring

Campus: 

Lethbridge

Program Description

Journalism is about documenting stories of our time. It is the activity of collecting, critically assessing and presenting news, in written or broadcast form. Journalism students learn about the ethical and legal issues surrounding daily news, while developing their critical thinking and investigative reporting skills.

The University of Lethbridge offers a pre-professional transfer program in Journalism. The program helps to prepare students to apply for admission to a number of professional programs offered at other institutions. Journalism at the University of Regina is one of these programs. Students can gain the courses and experience to apply to Journalism by pursing a Bachelor of Arts at uLethbridge with a major of the student's choice. The following majors may be of particular interest:

  • Economics
  • English
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Sociology

Admission to the U of R Journalism program is by quota and is competitive. Students may apply to Journalism after completing 20 courses, however students may have to complete 30 courses or their degree to be competitive. It is strongly recommended that applicants be able to type a minimum of 30 words per minute.


Possible Careers

  • Newspaper journalist
  • Writer
  • Broadcast journalist
  • Editorial assistant
  • Magazine journalist
  • Advertising copywriter
  • Press sub-editor
  • Publishing copy-editor

Program Planning

View uLethbridge Program Planning Guides.

Sample Classes:

  • English 1900 - Introduction to Language and Literature
  • English 2000 - Survey of Canadian Literature
  • English 2400 - Survey of English Literature
  • Linguistics 2300 - Introduction to Linguistics I: Phonetics and Phonology
  • History 2710 - Canada to 1867
  • Political Science 2210 - Canadian Politics and Government
  • Sociology 3390 - Sociology of Mass Communication
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