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
News Writing ­ Editorial Concentration (.pdf)

BA with a Major in Journalism
News Writing ­ Editorial 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 186512 3

JOUR 2320, Newspaper Reporting and Writing 4

JOUR 2700, Beginning Press Photography 3

Elective16 3

Total 16

JUNIOR YEAR

FALL HOURS
JOUR 3310, Feature Writing 3

JOUR 4410, Reporting of Public Affairs 4

LANG 2040, Foreign Language (intermediate)3 3

Minor43 3

Physical Science9 4

Total 17

SENIOR YEAR

FALL HOURS
JOUR 4510, Newspaper Management, Problems and Ethics 3

Visual and Performing Arts7 3

Minor (advanced)43 3

Minor (advanced)43, 46 3

Understanding of Ideas and Values17 3

Total 15

FRESHMAN YEAR

SPRING HOURS
ENGL 1320, College Writing II 3

JOUR 2310, Newspaper Reporting and Writing 4

MATH 1600, College Math with Calculus5 5

PSCI 1050, American Government 3

CSCI1 3

Total 18

SOPHOMORE YEAR

SPRING HOURS
ECON 1110, Principles of Macroeconomics 3

ENGL 2220, World Literature II 3

JOUR 3320, Desk Work 4

HIST 2620, United States History Since 186512 3

Natural Science9 4

Total 17

JUNIOR YEAR

SPRING HOURS
JOUR 4620, Mass Communication Law 3

LANG 2050, Foreign Language (intermediate)3 3

JOUR (advanced)45 3

Laboratory Science (choice)9 4

Minor43 3

Total 16

SENIOR YEAR

SPRING HOURS
JOUR, (advanced)45 3

Elective (advanced)16 3

Elective (advanced)16 4

Minor, (advanced)43 3

Minor, (advanced)43, 46 3

Total 16

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 News Writing ­ Editorial (News Editorial) Concentration

1. Required journalism courses are JOUR 1210, 2310, 2320, 2700, 3310, 3320, 4410, 4510 and 4620, and two courses from 4200, 4310, 4321, 4330, 4800, 4820 and 4850.

2. Also required are PSCI 3010 or 4020, and one of the following: PSCI 3100, 3110, 3130, 3200, 4100 or 4320. News-editorial students should consider PSCI 3160 as an elective.

3. Juniors should confer with an adviser about possible newspaper internships.

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