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Major Areas of Study: JOURNALISM

Major/Minor Requirements

Core Requirements: (12 credit hours)

JOURN 210 Media Literacy
COMM 225 Communication Theory
JOURN 399 Internship
JOURN 495 Seminar

Major Requirements: (27 credit hours)

JOURN 150 Introduction to Convergent Media
JOURN 207 Print Writing and Reporting
JOURN 208 Editing and Make-Up
JOURN 219 Photojournalism
JOURN 240 Broadcast Writing and Reporting
JOURN 308 Single Camera Video Production and Editing
JOURN 317 Journalistic Ethics or COMM 420 Media Law
JOURN 365 Audio Production
JOURN 450 Advanced Convergent Media

Major Electives: (3 credit hours)

One course selected from:

ENGL 316 Public Relations Writing
ENGL 319 Topics in Creative Nonfiction Writing
JOURN 415 Advanced Media Production

Practica Requirements: (6 credit hours)

COMM 101-1, 102-2 or 201-1, 201-2 Introductory Radio & TV Sections (2 credit hours)
COMM 301-1, 301-2 or 401-1, 401-2 Advanced Radio & TV Sections (1 credit hour)
ENGL 213 Design Practicum (1 credit hour)
ENGL 217 Writing Practicum or Upper Level Journalism Practica (2 credit hours)


NOTE: Major requirements are in addition to the General Education in the Liberal Arts and Sciences Curriculum, which are required of all students to graduate.

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