CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header
CBS DFW WEATHER APP: iPhone App Store | Android App Coming Soon | More Information

Local

Texas A&M Resurrects Journalism Program

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

625x352 thrill eng preview Texas A&M Resurrects Journalism ProgramWin A Trip To Disneyland!

82641739 10 Texas A&M Resurrects Journalism ProgramHottest Sunbathers Of The Summer

jennifer lopez 770 Texas A&M Resurrects Journalism ProgramJennifer Lopez's Bathtub Selfie

 alt=The New Wonder Woman

 alt=Musicians Then And Now

Fantasy_tile

VOTE: Best Coaches In American Sports

Students at a graduation ceremony. (credit: China Photos/Getty Images)

Students at a graduation ceremony. (credit: China Photos/Getty Images)

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – Texas A&M University in the fall will begin offering a major in journalism, resurrecting the program a decade after it was eliminated.

University officials announced in a news release Thursday that the Faculty Senate this week approved a liberal arts degree in journalism. It will be a component of the University Studies Program, which is a degree plan designed to combine several areas of study.

College of Liberal Arts Dean Jose Bermudez said in the release that the journalism program will be academically rigorous, with students required to take two minors, one in liberal arts and one through another college.

The program will start small, admitting 25 freshmen in each of the first few years.

The degree will emphasize critical thinking, writing and an interdisciplinary approach to journalism.

(©2013 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

Latest News:

Top Trending: