Journalism, Bachelor of Arts
Offered by Department of Communication
|Foundational Core (Written, Math, Oral, Democracy)|
|Foundational Core courses||12|
|Global Media Literacy|
|Select one course numbered 188||3|
|Analytical and Quantitative Thought||0|
|Needed to reach 27 credit hour minimum in Distribution||5|
|Select one course numbered 388||3|
|BA Language requirement|
|Complete all required courses 1||6|
|Complete all required courses||36|
|Minor or 2nd Major|
|Complete all required courses 2||24|
|Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum||9|
|Total Credit Hours||120|
Students selecting a major in Journalism must earn a minimum 2.5 G.P.A. in the major.
Students selecting a major in Journalism must compile evidence of achievement particular to their chosen career field. Students will present this portfolio and discuss its contents with a Faculty Portfolio Committee in the semester prior to their graduation.
|Journalism and Mass Communication Core Requirements|
|JMC 112||Communication Software||3|
|JMC 215||News Writing & Photography||3|
|JMC 300||Website Design||3|
|JMC 414||Communications Law||3|
|JMC 250||Video Production Foundations||2|
|JMC 302||Digital Storytelling||3|
|JMC 315||Advanced Reporting & Editing||3|
|JMC 350||News at Antelope||4|
|JMC 416||Interpretive Reporting||3|
|Select 9 credit hours of the following:||9|
|Audio Production & Announcing|
|Writing Feature and Magazine Articles|
|Commentary and Blogging|
|Topics in Mass Media|
|Mass Media and Society|
|Internship in Mass Media 4|
|Multimedia Directed Study 4|
|Independent Study in Mass Media 4|
|Total Credit Hours||36|
For specific language requirements see #2 of Bachelor of Arts Degree requirements.
A minor or second major is required for a complete degree program. The number of required electives needed to reach 120 total credit hours overall will depend upon the specific program chosen.
Topics is 1 credit hour and may be taken twice (any topics but InDesign and Photoshop).