What is Journalism?
If you are curious by nature, like to investigate and analyze information, want to report information objectively, love all forms of communication, like to express your point of view, then this major is surely for you!
Why study Journalism at AUT?
AUT adopts the latest trends in journalism and media including e-reporting, web news, and multimedia. The program is formulated to give you training in gathering, analyzing & organizing information for effective communication, excellence in Arabic and English objective reporting, news editing, information analysis, data search, interview skills, TV and radio program hosting and other areas needed in media today.
It also includes workshops on specific topics given by professional journalists and media experts and requires you to spend internship periods at major TV networks, print media and digital media companies
Where do I find work?
Our program, which includes 99 credits, trains you to work in all types of media including TV networks, radio stations, newspapers, magazines, the Internet, digital and social media, and in public relations and marketing companies, universities and other institutions that need to publish and broadcast news and information.
“All things must be examined, debated, investigated without exception and without regard for anyone’s feelings.”
Journalism Program – (101 Credits)
|General Education Requirements||26 credits|
|Group A : Language and Communication (10 credits)|
|ENG||203||English Communication I||3|
|ENG||204||English Communication II||3||ENG203|
|Group B : General Business & Humanities (7 credits)|
|BUS||201||Foundations in Business||3|
|HUM||212||AUT Cultural Plus||1|
|HUM||318||Human Rights||3||ENG 203|
|Group C : Arts & Social Sciences (3 credits)|
|POL||202||Globalization and Political Change||3||ENG 203|
|SOC||202||Justice, Society and Gender||3||ENG 203|
|Group D : Mathematics, Science and Technology (3 credits)|
|NTR||201||Introduction to Nutrition||3||ENG 203|
|Group E : Health and Physical Education (3 credits)|
|HLT||200||First Aid and Safety||2|
|Core Requirements all COM Majors||18 credits|
|AVP||200||Principles of Visual Communication||3||Co. ENG203|
|AVP||209||Principles of Video Editing||3||AVP200|
|AVP||225||Principles of Storytelling||3||ENG203|
|COM||206||Principles of Photography||3|
|COM||207||Performance for TV & Film||3|
|COM||365||Media Law & Ethics||3||ENG204|
|Major Course Requirements||51 credits||Grade must be C or higher in every Major Course|
|ARA||201||Arabic Communication Skills I||3|
|AVP||204||Audio and Video Workshop||3|
|COM||251||Communication Media & Society||3|
|COM||311||Media and Politics||3||ENG204|
|COM||315||Journalism and Social Media||3|
|COM||316||Writing for Broadcast Media||3||ENG204|
|COM||325||Feature and Magazine Writing||3||ENG203|
|COM||405||Newspaper Editing and Layout||3|
|COM||410||Professional and Public Speaking||3||ENG203|
|COM||425||Media in Lebanon & Middle East||3||ENG204|
|COM||499||Senior Study / Project||3||Senior Standing|
|JRN||330||Investigative and Field-based Journalism||3||ENG204|
|HIS||200||History of Modern Lebanon||3|
|POL||202||Globalization & Political Change||3||ENG203|
|Elective (200 level or above from COM, AVP, JRN or FLM)||3 credits|
|Required Language Elective (any language not ENG or ARA)||3 credits|