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2015-2016 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED 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.

Freshman Year


Required Courses


Electives


MODL (7 credits)


MODL 101

MODL 102

SCI (6 credits)


Choose three science electives; two must be from the same science; at least one must be from both the biological sciences (BIOL, ENVS 150  ) and from the physical sciences (PHYS, CHEM, GEOL).

Total: 31-36 credits


Sophomore Year


Electives


MODL (6 credits)


MODL 201

MODL 202

SCI (3 credits)


Choose three science electives; two must be from the same science; at least one must be from both the biological sciences (BIOL, ENVS 150  ) and from the physical sciences (PHYS, CHEM, GEOL).

Total: 33 credits


Junior Year


Electives


CMCN (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


ENGL (3 credits)


Choose any 300-400 level course

ARTS (3 credits)


CMCN (3 credits)


HUMN (6 credits)


May be 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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