May 21, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

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

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40 hours; C or better required in all major courses; 2.25 major GPA required

At least 22 hours in the major must be at the 300- to 400-level; at least 12 hours must be at the 400-level.

Journalism prepares students for the world of news and information gathering, writing, editing, photography, design, and publishing for print, 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.

Visual and Design Sequence (6 hours)

Reporting and Writing Sequence (6 hours)

Capstone Course (3 hours)

Additional Information

An internship in media and work on the campus publication, The Shield, is highly recommended.

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