Academic Catalog

Journalism Major — B.A.

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This B.A. degree requires 90 liberal arts credits out of the 120 credits required for graduation.


Major Requirements57-76
Integrative Core Curriculum (ICC) Requirements and Other Electives 144-63
Total Credits120

Degree Requirements

Major Requirements
GCOM 13000Spark: Igniting your Future in Communications1
JOUR 11100Introduction to Journalism4
JOUR 11200Investigative Journalism4
JOUR 21100Visual Journalism4
JOUR 21300Journalism Ethics3
JOUR 25000Journalism History3
JOUR 31300Journalism Law3
JOUR 48000Mobile and Social Media Journalism4
JOUR 48800Issues and the News3
Select TWO courses from:6
JOUR 39000-JOUR 39099
Selected Topics in Journalism 1
British Media and Society
Workshop Requirements
JOUR 48200Narrative Journalism Workshop4
or JOUR 48600 Documentary Journalism Workshop
Minor Requirement
Select a minor outside of the Roy H. Park School of Communications. 218-25
Language Requirement
Journalism majors are required to learn a non-native language through the 20200 course level or demonstrate equivalent proficiency. 30-12
Total Credits57-76