Bachelor of Arts in Journalism
Those students choosing the Journalism major must take:
- JOUR 1023 Exploration of Media and Communication
- JOUR 2133 Introduction to Mass Communication
- JOUR 1163 Basic Digital Photography
- JOUR 2143 Media Writing
- JOUR 2163 Introduction to Multimedia
- JOUR 4043 Journalism Ethics
- JOUR 2263 Media and Society
- JOUR 3133 Media Management and Diversity
- JOUR 4123 Laws of Communication
- JOUR 4823 Journalism Capstone
- JOUR Practicums - 4 (four)
- JOUR electives - 12 hours
The matrix below is a sample plan for all coursework required for this program.
|ENGL 1023 Composition II 1
|SFHS 1XXX Social Sciences/Fine Arts/Humanities/Communication Courses 1
|MATH XXXX Mathematics 1
|JOUR 1163 Basic Digital Photography or ART 1163 Basic Digital Photography||3|
|JOUR 2133 Introduction to Mass Communication||3|
|Journalism Practicum 3||1|
1See appropriate alternatives or substitutions in "General Education Requirements".
2At least 40 of the total hours required for graduation must be 3000-4000 level courses.
3The following courses satisfies Journalism Practicum: JOUR 1411 Print Practicum, JOUR 1421 Print Practicum, JOUR 1811 Broadcast Practicum, JOUR 1821 Broadcast Practicum, JOUR 1911 Multimedia Practicum, JOUR 1921 Multimedia Practicum, JOUR 2411 Print Practicum, JOUR 2421 Print Practicum, JOUR 2811 Broadcast Practicum, JOUR 2821 Broadcast Practicum, JOUR 2911 Multimedia Practicum, JOUR 2921 Multimedia Practicum, JOUR 3411 Print Practicum, JOUR 3421 Print Practicum, JOUR 3811 Broadcast Practicum, JOUR 3821 Broadcast Practicum, JOUR 3911 Multimedia Practicum, JOUR 3921 Multimedia Practicum, JOUR 4411 Print Practicum, JOUR 4421 Print Practicum, JOUR 4811 Broadcast Practicum, JOUR 4821 Broadcast Practicum, JOUR 4911 Multimedia Practicum, JOUR 4921 Multimedia Practicum
4Seniors enrolled on Multimedia Journalism (MMJR) Accelerated Bachelor's to Master's Degree Programs are suggested to take the following two classes for dual credits for their Journalism BA degree as electives and Multimedia MA degree.
a. Required: JOUR 6013 Visual Storytelling - in the Fall and JOUR 6023 Video Production for New Media - in the Spring
b. Choose one of the following for Fall and one for Spring of Senior year: JOUR 5023 Social Media, JOUR 5033 Community Journalism, JOUR 5043 Journalism Ethics, JOUR 5053 Mass Communication Seminar, JOUR 5083 Internet Communication, JOUR 5113 History of American Journalism, JOUR 5123 Laws of Communication, JOUR 5163 Advanced Photography. JOUR 5123 Laws of Communication can replace JOUR 4123 Laws of Communication.