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A non-native speaker is suitable for focusing on Journalism?

rendezvousrendezvous Registered User Posts: 4 New Member
edited December 2009 in Journalism Major
Hi, all.

I am a non native speaker in English, has an associate diploma in business, but not quited interested in it. so I worked for years and then continue my study now. It seems that I am more interested in social sciences related.

I think of 4programs to choose from
1. economics BA or BSc is OK,
2. Mass Communications or Journalism.
3. Statistics (I used to got high marks in Advanced Maths, but I am not sure if I am really interested in handling with numberals )
4. Nutritional Sciences (I have read quite a few books on vitamins/minerals, but I don't think I am interested in biology and chemistry)


But as a non native speaker, it is said that it is always not easy to have a good prospect in option 2 due to the difference of culture and gap of lingual proficiency. What do you think of it? I am a quick learner and curious about many things. so what should I go for?

Should I choose economics as program and minor in Journalism, or vice versa?

Thank u.
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Replies to: A non-native speaker is suitable for focusing on Journalism?

  • stradmomstradmom Registered User Posts: 4,859 Senior Member
    The study of mass communication at the graduate level often involves a great deal of statistics ... possibly a way to combine two of your interests (as opposed to applied journalism).
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