Bachelor of Arts in Journalism

South Dakota State University

Brookings, South Dakota, USA
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism
Duration4 Years
LevelBachelors Program
  • A degree in journalism prepares students with essential skills including: writing, speaking, critical thinking and technology
  • Journalism major prepares students to be digital storytellers, reporters, editors, designers for print, broadcast or online media, photojournalists, or communicators in government, with non-profit organizations or in the corporate world
  • Students demonstrate an understanding of the history and role of professionals and institutions in shaping communications
  • Graduates will be able to conduct research and evaluate information by methods appropriate to the communications professions in which they work
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees818237 INR
Hostel & Meals532382 INR
Insurance55443 INR
Books and Supplies40282 INR
International Student Fee14648 INR
Application fee1465 INR
General Activity Fee104440 INR
Total748660 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicants should have an above-average academic record at least equivalent to a "B-" average (2.60 out of 4.00) or be in the top 60% of their class with suitable academic preparation
  • Students should also complete the following core courses with a “C” average or above:
    • 4 years of English
    • 3 years of advanced math—Algebra I and higher
    • 3 years of laboratory science 
    • 3 years of social science 
    • 1 year of fine arts (or AP Fine Arts score of 3 or above) Includes vocal, instrumental and studio arts
    • Basic computer skills (students should have basic keyboarding, word processing, spreadsheet and internet skills)
  • Students who are homeschooled or attend a non-accredited high school must submit an official transcript and ACT or SAT scores for review
    • SAT Math and Reading/Writing subscores must total 950 or higher
ExamsTOEFL: 61

IELTS: 5.5

SAT: Accepted
Exam is not required but is encouraged and strongly recommended for applicants
Additional info

• Academic Transcripts • Official Bank statement • Complete and Submit the Financial Certification Form

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