Although Journalism education made its beginning in the undivided India, around early 1940s, the subject has traveled its long journey facing innumerable trials and tribulations. Though partition was a setback to its progress, but it soon commenced its onward march along with the rapid expansion of the industry in India. Several newspapers and magazines have come into being. Also, electronic media – television and radio have surged forward.
The Department of Journalism of the Madras Christian College was established in 2005. The under graduate course (B.A Journalism) is offered, emphasizing on the fundamental principles of journalism for print and electronic media. It is updated according to the needs of the industry in order to enhance the immediate employability of the students.
The course provides specialization in the field of Print (Newspaper and Magazine) and Electronic (Television and Radio) media, Photography and Videography (documentary film making), Web Designing and Film Journalism. The course contains a combination of theory and practical papers.
Programmes Offered: B.A