The mission of the School of Journalism is to:
• Provide an undergraduate education combining a liberal arts foundation with contemporary media instruction and hands-on professional experience.
• Educate students about the essential role and ethical responsibilities of a free press and media in a democratic and diverse society.
• Prepare students for careers in journalism, communication, advanced studies and other professional opportunities in an ever-shifting media environment.
• Contribute to the body of knowledge in journalism and communication through research and scholarship as well as creative and professional activity.