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
Public Relations Concentration (.pdf)

BA with a Major in Journalism
Public Relations 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

CSCI1 3

Total 15

SOPHOMORE YEAR

FALL HOURS
ENGL 2210, World Literature I 3

JOUR 2310, Newspaper Reporting and Writing 4

LANG 2040, Foreign Language (intermediate)3 3

MATH 1680, Elementary Probability and Statistics (required) 3

Natural Science9 4

Total 17

JUNIOR YEAR

FALL HOURS
HIST 2610, United States History to 186512 3

JOUR 3310, Feature Writing 3

JOUR 4450, Case Studies in Public Relations 3

Laboratory Science (choice)9 4

Minor53 3

Total 16

SENIOR YEAR

FALL HOURS
JOUR 4460, Public Relations Communication 3

Visual and Performing Arts7 3

Minor (advanced)43 3

Minor (advanced)43, 51 3

Understanding of Ideas and Values17 3

Total 15

FRESHMAN YEAR

SPRING HOURS
ENGL 1320, College Writing II 3

JOUR 2010, Principles of Advertising 3

MATH 1190, Mathematics with Emphasis on Business Application5 3

PSCI 1050, American Government 3

Elective16 3

Wellness11 2-3

Total 17-18

SOPHOMORE YEAR

SPRING HOURS
ENGL 2220, World Literature II 3

JOUR 2320, Newspaper Reporting and Writing 4

JOUR 4420, Public Relations 3

LANG 2050, Foreign Language (intermediate)3 3

Physical Science9 4

Total 17

JUNIOR YEAR

SPRING HOURS
JOUR 3320, Desk Work 4

JOUR 4200, Microcomputer Applications in Journalism 4

HIST 2620, United States History Since 186512 3

Elective (advanced)16 3

Minor (advanced)43, 51 3

Total 17

SENIOR YEAR

SPRING HOURS
ECON 1110, Principles of Macroeconomics 3

JOUR (advanced)52 3

Elective (advanced)16 3

Minor (advanced)43 3

Minor (advanced)43 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 Public Relations Concentration

1. Required journalism courses are JOUR 1210, 2010, 2310, 2320, 3310, 3320, 4200, 4420, 4450 and 4460, and one course from 2700, 4480 or 4800, 4820 and 4850.

2. Students must take MGMT 3860, MKTG 3650, MKTG 4700 or SOCI 4870, MGMT 3820 and MATH 1680.

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