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Bachelor of Arts in Journalism


Any upper-division journalism course, not in the Journalism core, counts as an elective. Students in consultation with a journalism advisor, will select one of the following emphases and choose at least nine credits from the selected group of courses as part of their 15 elective credits:


  • JOUR 310: Advanced Reporting (3 credits)
  • JOUR 323: Radio News and Production (3 credits)
  • JOUR 411: News Editing (3 credits)
  • JOUR 421: Television News and Production I (3 credits)
  • JOUR 423: Television News and Production II (3 credits)
  • JOUR 453: Online Reporting and Editing (3 credits)

Strategic Communications

  • JOUR 351: Public Relations & Advertising Principles for IMC (3 credits)
  • JOUR 430: Advertising Media for IMC OR
  • JOUR 431R: Advanced Advertising for IMC OR
  • JOUR 432: Advertising Copywriting for IMC OR
  • JOUR 433R: IMC Competition (6 credits)
  • JOUR 442: Public Relations Case Studies for IMC (3 credits)
  • JOUR 443: Public Relations Problems for IMC (3 credits)


The requirements for a non-sequence major are similar to those who choose a sequence. Students need to declare a journalism major and complete the journalism core requirements. Non-sequence students will also have to take five upper division classes, two of which must be 400 level.

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