The journalism major at George Fox addresses the seismic changes occurring in journalism today. Offered in a Christian college setting, the journalism major at George Fox explores the ongoing journalism transition to new and emerging media. Classes are built upon the foundation of good journalistic principles: solid writing, thorough investigative reporting, accuracy, and high ethical standards.
The major will help students become
- Stronger writers
- Passionate investigators
- Critical consumers of media
- Willing seekers for the truth
Courses are offered in
- Broadcast and print journalism
- Web-based media
George Fox seeks students who would like to influence the direction journalism takes in this time of media transition. The four-year, 39-credit-hour degree will prepare students to pursue careers in newspaper and magazine publication, broadcast journalism, and editing, among other fields.
Our journalism majors have interned at local and national broadcast and print news agencies, such as KPTV Channel 12 (Portland, Ore.) and The Washington (D.C.) Examiner, as well as at publishing houses such as the Baptist Press and Little, Brown in New York.
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What we offer …
- Small classes
Our small classes allow students to benefit from frequent one-to-one mentoring. The university’s 13.6-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio allows for plenty of personal attention.
- Broad curriculum
Students take a liberal-arts curriculum that helps broaden perspectives and contributes to an appreciation and understanding of all aspects of society. All classes are taught from a Christian worldview where faith is integrated with learning.
- Faculty expertise
Our professors are published authors who specialize in a wide range of writing styles, from poetry and science fiction to journalism, composition and autobiographical writing.
- Global opportunities
Nearly half of George Fox undergraduate students participate in an international experience. The university ranks among the top 50 out of 1,400 American colleges in study-abroad participation.
- National recognition
George Fox University is a Christian university classified by U.S. News & World Report as a first-tier regional university, and Forbes ranks George Fox among the highest Christian colleges in the country.