Journalism & Integrated Media

Study in the Department of Journalism and Integrated Media and you'll get real-world experience. That means:

  • Instruction by faculty with decades of professional experience in print and electronic journalism, media law, and public relations
  • Guidance, by people who have done it, toward integrating your Christian worldview into media workplaces that don't acknowledge Christ
  • Hands-on teaching in the latest media skills for print media, television and radio, web media, and public relations
  • Strategic contacts with media professionals in LA and nationwide for mentoring, insights into your education, and internships or job-entry
  • Preparation for graduate study in media and applied communication at the nation's best graduate schools and seminaries

What will I study?

Here is a sampling of courses you might take:

  • Convergent Journalism
  • Public Affairs Reporting
  • Photojournalism
  • Media Design Essentials
  • Broadcast Anchoring and Announcing
  • Public Relations Campaigns and Cases
  • Journalism Practicum (newspaper, magazine, television, radio, public relations)

Go Deeper

For more information, check out this department's website:

Journalism & Integrated Media Department Website

The POINT

Check out the latest issue of The Point, Biola's student-produced magazine.

Fall 2014 edition (PDF)

What can I do with a degree in Journalism?

  • Broadcast Anchor/Script Writer
  • Radio News Reporter or News Director
  • Newspaper or Web News Reporter/Writer
  • Magazine Editor or Publisher
  • Graphics Designer for newspapers, magazines, books
  • Public Relations Director for corporate, non-profit and ministry organizations
  • Photographer for newspapers or magazines
  • Prosecutor, Trial Attorney, or Judge
  • Sports Information Director

"In the journalism major I have learned how to write, shoot photos and video and aggregate online content. But more importantly, I have learned the power of ethical leadership and telling true stories. Biola has made me a journalist who pairs curiosity with integrity, using media not to obscure, but to reveal the Gospel."

- Annah Pritchett

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