Journalism

A FOUR-YEAR PLAN FOR THE JOURNALISM MAJOR

Below is a typical fall-spring sequence for a full-time student planning to complete a B.A. in Journalism in four regular academic years (no summers). Summer and/or winter courses could be taken to expedite the completion of the degree process. Please take this proposed 4-year plan as only a model. Completion of the major may depend on what courses are offered during a given semester.

 

FRESHMAN YEAR

 FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER
BIOL 1000 Intro to Biology 3 COM 2000 Public Speaking 3
CSCI 1011 Intro to Comp Info Syst    3 GEOG 2000 Intro to Human Geography 3
HUM 1000 Intro to Biology 3 MATH 1115 Survey of Math 3
JOUR 1100 Writing for the Media 3   SPAN 1200 Beginning Spanish II 4
SPAN 1100 Beginning Spanish I 4 WRI 1200 Rsch, Argmt, and Writing 3
Total Credits: 16 Total Credits: 16

 

SOPHOMORE YEAR

 FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER
COM 2300 Comm & Culture 3 ARTS 1000 Intro to Visual Arts 3
ENG 1500 Ways of Reading 3 ECON 2015 Principles of Macroecon 3
HIST 2001 Hist World Cult to 1500 3 JOUR 3550 Publication Production 3
MULT 2060 Modern Media Systems 3 MULT 2460 Graphic Design 3
PSCI 2000 Intro to Politics 3 MULT 2465 Video Production I 3
  PHYS 1020 Astronomy 3
Total Credits: 15 Total Credits: 18

 

JUNIOR YEAR

 FALL SEMESTER
SPRING SEMESTER
COM 3400 Comm Professionally 3 COM 3650 Media Ethics and Law 3
HIST 2002 Global Hist Exp since 1500 3 JOUR 3550 Publication Prod 3
JOUR 3300 Reporting 3 JOUR 3400 Editing 3
JOUR 3455 Photojournalism I 3   JOUR 3420 Publication Design 3
MULT 3700 Radio Broadcasting 3 JOUR 3550 The Journalist as Entrepr 3
Total Credits: 15 Total Credits: 15

 

SENIOR YEAR

 FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER
ENG 2000 Intro to Literature 3 ART 1070 Watercolor I and II 3
HIST 1717 Reacting to the Past 3 COM 3300 Intercult Comm 3
JOUR 4800 Business of News 3 ENG 2510 World Literature 3
MULT 3360 Writing for New Media 3   JOUR 3600 Electronic Journalism 3
MULT 3475 Intro to Web Design 3 JOUR 4900 Journalism Seminar 3
Total Credits: 15 Total Credits: 15
TOTAL CREDITS:                        125