This page outlines the requirements for the degree in Journalism + Design (BA, Journalism + Design). Students can also study this subject as a
minor or as part of a
self-designed major (BA or BS, Liberal Arts).
The major in Journalism + Design requires completion of 13 courses, distributed as shown below. Students must receive grades of C or better in all courses taken to fulfill major requirements. Only specific courses satisfy the major requirements, including electives. Courses should be
chosen carefully, in consultation with the chair of the program. Track your progress using the requirements worksheet (see below).
Total: 52 credits
* Students may, with their advisor’s permission, substitute up to two courses in related social science fields at equivalent levels.
Track your progress using the worksheet (PDF) for the year in which you declared your major in Journalism + Design:
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UndergraduateBA Literary StudiesBA Culture and MediaBFA Design and Technology
GraduateMA Liberal StudiesMA Media StudiesMFA Creative WritingMFA Design and TechnologyMA Creative Publishing and Creative Journalism
Admission ContactOffice of AdmissionEugene Lang College of Liberal Arts
79 Fifth Avenue, 5th floor
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040
Program ContactAndrew Meier
Chair, Journalism + Designmeiera@newschool.edu