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

BIOL 1000 Intro to Biology                        3
CSCI 1011 Intro to Comp Inf Syst            3

HUM 1000 Intro to the Humanities            3
JOUR 1100 Writing for the Media               3

SPAN 1100 Beginning Spanish I                4

Total Credits:                                             16

SPRING SEMESTER

COM 2000 Public Speaking                        3

GEOG 2000 Intro to Human Geography     3

MATH 1115 Survey of Math                        3
SPAN 1200 Beginning Spanish II                4
WRI 1200 Rsch, Argmt, and Writing            3
Total Credits:                                              16


SOPHOMORE YEAR


FALL SEMESTER

COM 2300 Comm & Culture                         3
ENG 1500 Ways of Reading                          3
HIST 2001 Hist World Cult to 1500            3

MULT 2060 Modern Media Systems            3

PSCI 2000 Intro to Politics                          3

Total Credits:                                               15

SPRING SEMESTER

ARTS 1000 Intro to Visual Arts                 3
ECON 2015 Principles of Macroecon        3

JOUR 3550 Publication Production            3

MULT 2460 Graphic Design                       3

MULT 2465 Video Production I                  3
PHYS 1020 Astronomy                                3

Total Credits:                                              18


JUNIOR YEAR


FALL SEMESTER

COM 3400 Comm Professionally                3

HIST 2002 Global Hist Exp since 1500      3
JOUR 3300 Reporting                                    3
JOUR 3455 Photojournalism I                      3

MULT 3700 Radio Broadcasting                   3

Total Credits:                                                15


SPRING SEMESTER

COM 3650 Media Ethics and Law               3
JOUR 3550 Publication Prod                       3
JOUR 3400 Editing                                       3

JOUR 3420 Publication Design                   3

JOUR 3500 The Journalist as Entrepr        3

Total Credits:                                                15


SENIOR YEAR

FALL SEMESTER

ENG 2000 Intro to Literature                       3
HIST 1717 Reacting to the Past                  3
JOUR 4800 Business of News                      3

MULT 3360 Writing for New Media               3
MULT 3475 Intro to Web Design                  3


SPRING SEMESTER

ART 1070 Watercolor I and II                     3
COM 3300 Intercult Comm                         3
ENG 2510 World Literature                          3
JOUR 3600 Electronic journalism               3

JOUR 4900 Journalism Seminar                  3


Total Credits:                                                     15                          

Total Credits:                                                     15

Total Credits:                                                     125