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School of Communication and Journalism

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The School of Communication and Journalism, otherwise known as COJO, provides students with opportunity, experience and a high-quality education. We offer a variety of unique courses between our undergraduate programs and our graduate programs. Our COJO faculty and staff are here to help you succeed in whatever area of communication you feel passionate about.

With COJO, you will be able to receive hands-on practice in the communication and journalism industries. Our students have accessible opportunities in recording studios, newspaper, radio, television production and more!

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Journalism Graduation Ceremony

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Retirees recognized in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Several faculty and staff are retiring from the South Dakota State University College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. The impact of their work is felt throughout the college and beyond. Two staff members, Betty Nelson and Bruce Anderson, are being recognized for their service.

Rasmussen completes prestigious internship with South Dakota News Watch

Andrew Rasmussen

Andrew Rasmussen, a journalism and political science major, was the recipient of a donor-funded internship opportunity with South Dakota News Watch this summer. The internship began mid-May 2021 and wrapped up the first week of classes this fall.

SDSU Recognized for 20 Top Programs in the U.S., a trusted resource for online/on-campus program rankings and higher education planning, has included South Dakota State University in its list of programs assessed for 2022.