How to major in Journalism


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Talk to an advisor to find out more

To find out more information about journalism at Utah State University, you can contact the program's academic or peer advisors. Additionally, you can schedule an appointment to meet with an advisor. For general advising questions, you are welcome to contact the CHaSS Advising Center at 435-797-3883 or visit our office in Old Main 106.

An advisor can answer questions you may have about international studies, such as what the programs are like, how you can get started, and possible directions that you may pursue with your degree. In addition, an advisor can talk with you more about how journalism may fit with your interests and any previous coursework that you have taken. 

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Apply to Utah State University

If you are not a current student at Utah State University, you can apply to USU online. For further information you can also contact the USU Admissions office at 1-800-488-8108 or admit@usu.edu.

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Begin taking coursework in your program

You can find info about the curriculum for journalism programs and view the recommended first semester registration guide online. This information can help you find coursework to explore your interest in this field.

Changing Your Major

You can contact and work with the academic advisor to officially change your major to a journalism program. If you have not met with them previously, the first step towards officially changing your major is to schedule a time to meet with the journalism academic advisors.

Program Advisors:

Stacey Kelly

Stacey Kelly

Academic Advisor

Phone: 435.797.3883
Office Location: Old Main 106