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Required Courses

Journalism 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
J
ournalism 412 Law of Mass Communication

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

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:

  • Business: Business 204 Financial and Managerial Accounting
  • Economics: Economics 204 Principles of Macroeconomics, Economics 206 Principles of Microeconomics
  • Psychology: Psychology 203 Elementary Psychological Statistics
  • Sociology: Sociology 281 Social Statistics

(Courses completed from the list above cannot be counted to fulfill the requirements of the next section.)

 

Two courses from the following list:

African-American Studies:

  • 100 Introduction to African American Studies
  • 327 African American Detective Fiction
  • 371 African American Women's Literature

 

Anthropology

  • 122 World Ethnography
  • 232 Cultural Anthropology
  • 274 Language in Culture
  • 340 Culture and Personality
  • 344 Cross-cultural Perspectives on Gender
  • + 350 Cultural Methods

 

Art

  • 112 Two-Dimensional Design
  • 321 Art History 1900-1945
  • 322 Art History 1945-Present
  • 324 Art History, Popular Culture

 

Business

  • 198 Introduction to Business
  • 204 Financial and Managerial Accounting
  • 295 Cultural Diversity in the Workplace
  • 374 Market Research
  • 375 International Marketing
  • 377 Consumer Behavior
  • 379 Selling and Sales Management
  • 389 Quantitative Business Analysis
  • 473 Marketing Strategy

 

Communication

  • 241 History of Cinema
  • 347 Race, Class and Gender in American Film

 

Computer Science

  • 115 Using Computers
  • 125 World Wide Web Site Development
  • 371 Computer Graphics

 

Criminal Justice

  • 103 Introduction to the Criminal Justice Process

 

Economics

  • 204 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • 206 Principles of Microeconomics

 

English

  • 204 Introduction to Creative Writing
  • 316 Advanced Composition: Writing about the Social Sciences

 

Environmental Studies

  • 101 Seminar on Environmental Issues
  • 260 Environmental Science
  • 261 Environment and Society
  • 282 Environment, Community, and Values
  • 326 American Environmental History

 

Geography

  • 111 Human Geography

 

History

  • 393 Modern U.S. Cultural and Intellectual History

 

Philosophy

  • 215 Philosophy of Art

 

Political Science

  • 115 International Politics
  • 225 State and Local Government
  • 302 Civil Liberties in the United States
  • 303 Women and Politics
  • 304 Race and Ethnicity in the United States
  • 310 Urban Government
  • 350 Political Behavior
  • 380 Political Parties and Interest Groups
  • 392 Judicial Process in America

 

Psychology

  • 203 Elementary Psychological Statistics
  • 205 Social Psychology
  • 271 Cross Cultural Psychology
  • 280 Cognitive Psychology

 

Sociology

  • 151 Modern Social Problems
  • 281 Social Statistics
  • 307 Propaganda and Public Opinion

 

Theatre

  • 102 Script Analysis
  • 204 Survey of Theatre History

 

Urban and Regional Studies

  • 131 Contemporary Urban Issues
  • 320 Housing

 

Women's Studies

  • 201 Introduction to Women's Studies
  • 303 Women and Politics
  • 307 Discrimination, Gender, and the Economy
  • 316 Gender, Discourse and Power
  • 347 Race, Class and Gender in American Film
  • 350 Women, Race and Class
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