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B.A. in Journalism Curriculum

Journalism Major (45 Credits)

Majors must take the following courses (9 credits)

COJR 2431 American Journalism 3 credits
COMM 1421 Writing for the Media  3 credits
COMM 2134 Communication Ethics 3 credits

Required Courses: (18 credits)

COJR 2136 Media Law  3 credits
COJR 2421 News Reporting 3 credits
COJR 3428 Publications Editing  3 credits
COJR 5499 Senior Seminar: Journalism 3 credits
COMM 1670 Intro to Communication Theory 3 credits
COMM 2135 Communication Research 3 credits

Electives (3 credits)
One of the following:

COBF 2213 Documentary Film 3 credits
COJR 2330/AFAM 2330 Mass Media and Minorities  3 credits
COJR 2240 Media Criticism 3 credits
COJR 2434 International News Reporting and Analysis  3 credits
COJR 3001 News Literacy 3 credits
COJR 3430 The Journalistic Tradition 3 credits
COJR 3432 Women and the Media 3 credits
COTC 1131 Introduction to Mass Communications 3 credits

Five of the following (at least 6 credits must be COJR) (15 credits):

ADIM 2112 Introduction to Multimedia 3 credits
ADIM 3325 Photography 3 credits
COBF 2222 Television-Film Writing 3 credits
COJR 3423 Sports Reporting 3 credits
COJR 3197 Internship I 3 credits
COJR 3421 Advanced Reporting  3 credits
COJR 3422 Social Media in Journalism & Public Relations 3 credits
COJR 3423 Sports Reporting 3 credits
COJR 3426 Feature Writing 3 credits
COJR 4424 Broadcast News Writing and Presentation 3 credits
COJR 4425 Television News Production 3 credits
COPR 2512 Introduction to Public Relations 3 credits
COPR 2515 Integrated Communication  3 credits
COPR 2999 Basic Video 3 credits

Journalism Minor (18 credits)

Required Courses: (9 credits)

COJR 2421 News Reporting 3 credits
COJR 2136* Media Law OR 3 credits
COJR 2431* American Journalism 3 credits
COMM 1421 Writing for the Media 3 credits

Three (3) additional COJR elective courses (9 credits)

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