The Bachelor of Arts in Journalism is designed for students seeking print, broadcast and digital broadcast news careers in Maine and nationwide. The journalism program offers students strong oral and written expression skills, a firm grasp of public affairs, and a broad foundation in the liberal arts. The program also encourages media literacy and productive relations with a variety of media institutions. For those interested in pursuing higher education, the major also prepares students for graduate study in related communication fields, law, the humanities and the social sciences.


Department of Communication and Journalism

5724 Dunn Hall, Room 420
The University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469


First-Year Contact

Holly E. Schreiber


Transfer Contact

Donna Taylor-Schmidt