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  Dec 11, 2017
 
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Communication Studies: Concentration in Journalism [JOUR]


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The communication studies  concentration in journalism prepares students for careers in journalism and related fields, as well as how to critically examine journalism practice.

Career Potential

  • Writer
  • Reporter
  • Editor
  • Production of newspapers, magazines, radio, television, online journals and newsletters

B. Choose at least one course from each group


Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 124


Example of the B.A. in Communication Studies with a concentration in Journalism over four years


The sample program listed is a model and does not reflect the expectations for all of the programs. Students should consult an advisor to obtain up-to-date program requirements and to formulate a degree plan.

First Year


Spring Total credit hours: 16-17


Foreign language 102
GE course

Second Year


Fall Total credit hours: 16


Foreign language 201
GE course
GE course
Participation course

Spring Total credit hours: 16


Foreign language 202
GE course
GE course
GE course
Participation course

Third Year


Spring Total credit hours: 16


GE course
LAS elective
LAS elective
Participation course

Fourth Year


Fall Total credit hours: 15


Elective
Elective
Elective
Elective
Participation course

Spring Total credit hours: 12


Internship or
Study abroad or
Learning Community involvement or elective

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