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Bachelor Of Arts In Journalism

Strand Alignment:

  • General Academic Strand (GAS)
  • Humanities and Social Sciences (HUMSS)
  • Alternative Learning System (ALS) passers

Journalism covers the principles and techniques of reporting, writing, producing and disseminating news in a range of forms, formats and platforms in a democracy such as the Philippines. It focuses on timely events, issues and developments relevant to the communities the journalist serves. This field of study promotes professional and ethical standards, and includes reflection on best practices. 

These programs aim to equip students with the requisite knowledge, skills and attitude, and a commitment to uphold professional ethics and standards in the practice of journalism, as well as the capacity to anticipate and respond to the needs of rapidly developing media. 

Graduates of the programs can pursue but are not limited to the following career paths: 

  • Reporters and writers for various media (e.g., print, broadcast, online, multimedia, digital)
  • Editors/producers for various media (e.g., print, broadcast, online, multimedia, digital)
  • News analysts and commentators
  • Visual journalists (e.g., photojournalists, video journalists, graphics journalists)
  • Proofreaders
  • Editorial assistants
  • News website/app developers
  • Media researchers
  • Social media specialists
  • Journalism educators