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  Sep 26, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog

Mass Communications, B.A., Journalism Concentration


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CIP Code: H962 (090403-01)
Total Credit Hours: 124
Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Arts
Career Opportunities: Journalism - Newspapers, consumer magazines, specialized magazines, technical and industrial publications, publishing houses, online publishers.

General Education Core Curriculum


Core Curriculum  

Freshman Year


Required Courses


Electives


Modern Language (7 Credits)


MODL 101

MODL 102

Natural Sciences (6 Credits)


Choose from both biological (BIOL) and physical (CHEM, PHYS, GEOL) science. Two courses (6 hours) must be within the same science. ENVS 150 - Plant Science may be taken as a BIOL science if two courses (6 hours) are chosen from physical sciences.

Total: 31-36 credits


Sophomore Year


Electives


Modern Language (6 Credits)


MODL 201

MODL 202

Natural Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from both biological (BIOL) and physical (CHEM, PHYS, GEOL) science. Two courses (6 hours) must be within the same science. ENVS 150 - Plant Science may be taken as a BIOL science if two courses (6 hours) are chosen from physical sciences.

Total: 33 credits


Junior Year


Electives


Communication (3 Credits)


Elective (minor 6 credits)


Students typically choose minors in ENGL, HIST, MODL or POLS. A minor requires 18 credits; only 12 minor elective credits are indicated on this curriculum page in order to keep total hours for the degree at 124. This means students need to double-count toward the minor six credits in the previously listed disciplines, or take more course work than the basic requirement of 124 hours.

Total: 30 credits


Senior Year


Electives


English Literature (3 Credits)


Choose any 300-400 level course

Fine Arts (3 Credits)


Communication (3 Credits)


Humanities (6 Credits)


Choose from ENGL, HIST, HUMN, MODL or PHIL.

Elective (minor 6 credits)


Must be 300 or 400 level courses. Students typically choose minors in ENGL, HIST, MODL or POLS. A minor requires 18 credits; only 12 minor elective credits are indicated on this curriculum page in order to keep total hours for the degree at 124. This means students need to double-count toward the minor six credits in the previously listed disciplines, or take more course work than the basic requirement of 124 hours.

Total: 30 credits


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