Aug 17, 2019  
2011-2013 Undergradate & Graduate Bulletin 
2011-2013 Undergradate & Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

Journalism Major, B.A./B.S.

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37-44 credit hours

Journalism prepares students for the world of news and information gathering, writing, editing, photography, design, and publishing for print, electronic broadcast, and online media. Students learn journalism skills along with professional values and ethical standards in courses where both convergence and diversity are emphasized. Graduates succeed in any field where writing and a command of the language are needed.

Required Visual, Design and Copyediting Sequence (6 hours)

(Choose JRN 273  and then one 300-level course to complete sequence.)

Required Reporting, Writing, and Editing Sequence (9 hours)

Required Convergence Course (3 hours)

Additional Information

Journalism major requires diversity cognates: six hours (See Communications information above.)

Journalism students may count no more than three hours each from JRN 180 , JRN 400 , and JRN 498  as directed electives.

An internship in the print or electronic media and work on the campus newspaper, The Shield, is highly recommended.

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