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Required Courses

Journalism majors must take four 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 224 Editing
Journalism 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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