Jul 23, 2024  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

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

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College of Liberal Arts  >> Communications  

37 hours plus 6 hours of Cognates; C or better required in all major courses; 2.25 major GPA required

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)

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

Required Convergence Course (3 hours)

Mass Communication Majors, Ethnic Cultures Cognate (3 hours)

Mass Communication Majors, Gender Studies Cognate (3 hours)

Additional Information

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

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