Major in Journalism

Following is one suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their adviser each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment.

BA with a Major in Journalism
Broadcast News Concentration (.pdf)

BA with a Major in Journalism
Broadcast News Concentration

Note: The order of semesters and summer terms has been changed from the print version to accommodate the one-column format of HTML publishing. A conventional Four-Year Plan is available in the .pdf file.

FRESHMAN YEAR

FALL HOURS
ENGL 1310, College Writing I 3

JOUR 1210, Survey of Mass Communication14 3

MATH 1100, College Algebra4 3

PSCI 1040, American Government 3

Wellness11 2-3

Total 14-15

SOPHOMORE YEAR

FALL HOURS
ENGL 2210, World Literature I 3

HIST 2610, United States History to 1865 3

JOUR 2310, Newspaper Reporting and Writing 4

CSCI1 3

Natural Science9 4

Total 17

JUNIOR YEAR

FALL HOURS
JOUR 3320, Desk Work 4

JOUR 4330, Broadcast News 3

LANG 2040, Foreign Language (intermediate)3 3

Elective16 3

Minor43 3

Total 16

JUNIOR YEAR

SUMMER I & II HOURS
JOUR 4800, Internship 3

Total 3

SENIOR YEAR

FALL HOURS
JOUR 4410, Reporting of Public Affairs 4

JOUR or RTVF (advanced)47 3

Minor (advanced)43, 46 3

Minor (advanced)43 3

Understanding of Ideas and Values17 3

Total 16

FRESHMAN YEAR

SPRING HOURS
ENGL 1320, College Writing II 3

MATH 1600, College Math with Calculus5 5

PSCI 1050, American Government 3

RTVF 2200, RTVF Production 3

Total 14

SOPHOMORE YEAR

SPRING HOURS
ECON 1110, Principles of Macroeconomics 3

ENGL 2220, World Literature II 3

HIST 2620, United States History Since 186512 3

JOUR 2320, Newspaper Reporting and Writing 4

Physical Science9 4

Total 17

JUNIOR YEAR

SPRING HOURS
JOUR 4620, Mass Communication Law or RTVF 4320, Law and Regulations of Radio/Television/Film 3

LANG 2050, Foreign Language (intermediate) 3

Elective (advanced)16 3

Laboratory Science (choice)9 4

Minor (advanced)43 3

Total 16

SENIOR YEAR

SPRING HOURS
RTVF 4410, Topics in Radio/Television/Film (News Production topic only), or JOUR 4210, Topics in Journalism and Mass Media 3

RTVF 4420, Broadcast and Cable Television Programming, or 4430, Broadcast and Cable Management 3

Minor (advanced)43 3

Minor (advanced)43, 46 3

Visual and Performing Arts7 3

Total 15

Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester. Some courses may require prerequisites not listed. See Arts and Sciences folding key (#2) after page 208 for footnotes.

Supplemental Information for the Broadcast News Concentration

1. Required courses are JOUR 1210, 2310, 2320, 3320, 4330, 4410, 4620 or RTVF 4320; RTVF 2200, 4420 or 4430, 4410 (News Production Only) or JOUR 4210; and two courses from JOUR 3310, 4210, 4800, 4900-4910; RTVF 3300, 3330 and 3750.

2. Also required are one course from PSCI 3010, 4020 or 4450 (or PADM 4450); and one of the following: PSCI 3100, 3110, 3130, 3200 (or CJUS 3200), 3420 (or PADM 3420), 4100, 4320, 4450 (or PADM 4450).

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