Why Journalism & Media Studies at SDSU?
The School of Journalism & Media Studies envisions a global society where citizens are engaged in their communities; where media professionals are ethical and committed to social justice, and embrace technology to serve the public good; and where people from all backgrounds think critically about the media. The School’s curricula reflect these very important themes. Students are required to take a set of core classes in global communication and technology, ethics and law, and research methods for professional communicators. They also complement their in-class work with internships and service-learning projects in the community.
Follow the links below for information about the School of Journalism & Media Studies’ course offerings.
SDSU provides comprehensive web support for undergraduate applicants, including information on application procedures, housing, scholarships and financial aid.
First-time freshmen should follow this link for Freshmen Applicants. Students with more than 60 transferable semester units (90 quarter units) are considered upper-division transfers and should follow this link for Transfer Students.
Information for International Students is also available.
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Graduate programs at the School of Journalism & Media Studies offer advanced studies for individuals seeking additional knowledge of advertising, public relations, journalistic practices, emerging communication technologies, or the impact of mass communication practices on individuals, groups and society as a whole.
The programs of study are appropriate for individuals who seek a career in the applied communication fields (journalism, advertising, public relations), who wish to pursue careers involving new media communication industries, who wish to teach at the community college level or who wish to continue studies of mass communication and media at the doctoral level.
On this page: The School of Journalism & Media Studies Undergraduate Advising Center is designed to help you with questions or concerns related to your major or minor within the School of Journalism & Media Studies. Alane S. Lockwood is the JMS advising coordinator. Photo by Sam Hodgson.