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Required Courses

Journalism and Public Relations majors must take five core courses, as well as 24 additional journalism credits.

Core Courses:
Journalism 141 Introduction to Journalism and Mass Communication
Journalism 221 Writing for the Media
Journalism 239 Media Photo I (OR) Journalism 251 Foundations of Multimedia Production
Journalism 324 Editing
Journalism 412 Law of Mass Communication

Please view the curriculum worksheets for majors (pdf) and minors (pdf) for information on courses by emphasis.

Students enrolled between Fall, 2011 through Spring, 2015, see the worksheets located here for requirements: majors (pdf) and minors (pdf).


All journalism students must take the following:

  • Computer Science: Computer Science 125 Worldwide Web Site Development
  • History: History 202 Modern United States History Since 1877
  • Political Science: Political Science 105 American Government and Politics


One course from the following list:

  • Math: Math 201 Applied Statistics (OR) PBIS 189 Statistics
  • Psychology: Psychology 203 Elementary Psychological Statistics
  • Sociology: Sociology 281 Social Statistics
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