Undergraduate studies will begin in a solid understanding of journalism and communication and a sound understanding of a wider context of humanities, social sciences and sciences areas. The school seeks to educate inter-disciplinary intellectuals with expertise in journalism and communication, we recruit humanities, social sciences and sciences high school graduates to study in our undergraduate programs in which we offer a BA program in journalism studies. We also accept existing Tsinghua students to transfer to this school at the beginning of their third year and continuously study journalism as their major for the rest of two years forming the 2+2 model.