Journalism

Bachelor of Journalism

Stream Mass Communications
Course Type Degree
Duration 3 Years

B.A. Journalism or Bachelor of Arts in Journalism is an undergraduate journalism course. Journalism course covers the study of ways and methods to collect as well as distribute the news and create general awareness among the common public through the print as well as electronic media. Journalism is generally divided into two media categories – the Print and the Electronic media. Print media journalism consists of newspapers, journals, magazines, digests and news agencies. Electronic media journalism consists of television, radio and the internet. The bachelor degree course in journalism generally involves teaching and training regarding reporting, writing, editing, photographing etc. The main purpose of this course is to teach students as how to inform, enlighten and educate people.

B.A. Journalism Syllabus

Syllabus of Journalism as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

Sem. I

Sr. No.

Subjects of Study

1

Language I (Kannada/Hindi/Tamil/Malayalam Telugu/Sanskrit/Urdu/Additional English)

2

Language II - English

3

Basic Psychological Processes: Practical I

4

Introduction to Mass Communication

5

Language - Poetry, Drama, Prose, Aspects of Language

Sem. II

1

Language I

2

Language II - English

3

Basic Psychological Processes: Practical II

4

Fundamentals of Journalism

5

Language - Poetry, Novel, Prose & Aspects of Language

Sem. III

1

Language I

2

Language II-English

3

Child Psychology

4

Developmental Psychology: Practical III

5

Media Laws & Indian Constitution

Sem. IV

1

Language I

2

Language II English

3

Child Psychology

4

Developmental Psychology: Practical IV

5

Basic Audio-Visual Media

Sem. V

1

Abnormal Psychology

2

Counselling Psychology

3

Health Psychology

4

Industrial and Organisation Psychology

5

Practical I & II

6

Reporting Methods

7

Editing Techniques

Sem. VI

1

Abnormal Psychology

2

Counselling Psychology

3

Health Psychology

4

Industrial and Organisation Psychology

5

Practical I & II

6

Media Management

7

Introduction to Advertising and Public Relations

B.A. Journalism Employment Areas

Research & Educational Institutes

News & TV Channels

All India radio

Press & Printing Firms

Fashion Industry

B.A. Journalism Job Types

Associate Editor

Sub-editor

Proof Reader

Reporter

Correspondent/Special Reporter

Writer

Columnist

Critic

Photojournalist

Cartoonist

The basic eligibility criterion for pursuing B.A. (Journalism) degree is qualifying 10+2 or equivalent examination in any stream from a recognized board of the country.