Residential Tuition :
$4,998 USD Will increase to $5,498 on Dec 31, 2021
Extended Commuter Tuition:
$3,398 USD Will increase to $3,598 on Dec 31, 2021
$2,798 USD Will increase to $2,998 on Dec 31, 2021
Late June: June 19-July 1, 2022
Early July: July 3-July 15, 2022
Late July: July 17-July 29, 2022
University of California at Berkeley
Dive into this vital field, learn about news, and become a citizen journalist who can produce news on the go. Study journalism with professionals who will share their techniques and thoughts about the future of media. Regardless of what you major in, all students benefit from becoming a more organized, coherent and persuasive communicator.
Last year students went to Bloomberg TV. Bloomberg has 2700 journalists in 100 countries writing over 5000 stories a day! Additionally students received a behind the scenes tour of the San Francisco Chronicle, the largest newspaper in Northern California and the second largest on the West Coast.
Topics you'll explore
Unlock your talent for storytelling. Utilize your smartphone and the latest apps to capture and create news stories in the local community. Learn and apply journalistic methodology that begins with formulating a story and a hypothesis, and continues with mapping the narrative, interviewing sources, and detailed copywriting. Improve your ability to communicate effectively and concisely through different mediums: blogs, video, social media, and photography.
Learn how to think like a reporter: ask thoughtful questions, decipher facts from fake news, research sources, conduct interviews, and create informative and entertaining content for the digital age. The rapidly changing field of digital journalism means that jobs are being created that never existed before. Explore a wide range of careers in journalism and social media and consider how industry requirements align with college planning.