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Earn Your Bachelor of Arts in News and Information

News and Information is offered through the division of Communication Arts in the Warren M. Angell College of Fine Arts.

When you graduate from OBU with a degree in news and information, you will understand the history of mass communication, the theories of mediated communication and ethical and legal issues. In addition, news writing, feature writing, editorial writing, online writing, layout/design, photography and editing are part of your preparation.

Program Options

Program Options Degree Plan
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in News and Information PDF
Minor in News and Information PDF
Minor in Broadcast News PDF

What makes an OBU News and Information (Journalism) degree special?

News and information students can expect to be involved in The Bison, OBU's weekly student newspaper and News30, OBU's weekly television newscast. Both student media productions have won numerous awards for comprehensive, quality news. Most recently, our reporters have won Oklahoma Press Association awards, as well as regional and national awards with the Society of Professional Journalism.

What are OBU grads doing with their News and Information (Journalism) degrees?

  • Copy Editor – Florida Baptist
  • Photographer, New York Times, Reuters
  • PR Manager, Norman Art Museum
  • Editor, Cookson Hills Publishers
  • Social Media Coordinator, OBU
  • Owner, Bark Loud Media Writer
  • Producer, Kakao Communications, South Korea
  • Reporter, Shawnee News-Star
  • Reporter, Washington Times
  • Denver Post
  • Arkansas Graphic Design
  • Freelance Photographer
  • Oklahoma Sports Network
  • Technical Consultant, Dallas
  • Managing Editor, Shawnee News-Star
  • PR Editor, Louisiana newspaper

Faculty 

Learn more about our Communication Arts faculty.

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