2022-2023 Undergraduate Course Catalog 
    Jun 22, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Newspaper and Online Journalism, BS (Not admitting students)

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Melissa Chessher, Chair
Magazine, News and Digital Journalism Department
318 Newhouse 3, 315-443-4038


Seth Gitner, Jon Glass, Roy Gutterman, Joel Kaplan, Johanna Keller, Stephen M. Masiclat, Greg Munno, R. Gustav Niebuhr, Dan Pacheco, Jodi Upton

Students in the newspaper and online journalism program learn to meet the challenges of the complex and evolving news industry, including digital platforms. Classes cover how to produce content using all the written and visual tools, and how to deliver it and design it for all the platforms where news is featured. Emphasis remains on learning the traditional core skills such as interviewing, reporting and writing. Students produce multimedia content for the Newhouse School’s news website, http://www.thenewshouse.com/, as well as for local media outlets that participate in a strong internship program. Studies also include diversity issues, law and ethics.

Student Learning Outcomes in Newspaper and Online Journalism

In addition to the comprehensive Newhouse School learning outcomes listed in the School’s Educational Mission , students in the Newspaper and Online Journalism major are expected to achieve the following additional learning outcome:

  • Integrate skills and employ tools to produce journalistic content for a digital world, including print/text, videography, photography, social media and other emerging outputs. 

Major Requirements

The newspaper and online journalism major requires 38 Newhouse credits. The major requirements are outlined below. MND 305  must be completed no later than the first semester of the senior year.

Total: 38 Newhouse credits.

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