Why choose journalism at North Central College?
You’ll have the opportunity to practice the art and craft of journalism as early as your first year, thanks to our award-winning student newspaper The Chronicle, student humor magazine The Kindling and student literary magazine North Central Review. As an English major concentrating in journalism, you'll expand your writing and research skills by sharing in the traditional English curriculum, taking courses like literary history and analysis, style, and language and literature. You'll hone your journalism skills with magazine writing, creative nonfiction and new media studies to understand how the genre of journalism is evolving. You can further expand your portfolio of talents by exploring interactive media studies and broadcast communication.
You can also:
- Land a media internship in Naperville, Chicago or abroad.
- Apply for a Richter Independent Study Fellowship grant to do research abroad.
- Join the Sigma Tau Delta English honor society.
- Gain experience on campus working in the office of marketing and communications or sports information.
To learn more about experiences and opportunities here at North Central College as a journalism major, click here.