Welcome to the Department of Journalism
Our mission is to educate students and provide leadership in an evolving media landscape by promoting excellence, integrity, creativity and social responsibility in telling the stories of a multicultural world.
Why Study Journalism at San Francisco State University?
Our faculty provide instruction that requires students to demonstrate a working knowledge of the skills, laws, ethics, power and responsibilities of the news media.
Our program's skills courses are to help students become accurate and thorough researchers; incisive thinkers who can gauge the quality of information; precise, clear and graceful writers; technically, aesthetically fine photojournalists; and competent digital technologists.
Get Involved and Build Success
Xpress Publications and its staff members are dedicated to providing an independent and accurate information source for the San Francisco State University campus and the greater Bay Area community.
Internships are a great way to explore a field, get work experience, publish work and make professional connections. The Department of Journalism encourages every student complete at least one internship.