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Required Core Courses

Journalism and Public Relations Majors

Journalism 141 Introduction to Media: News, Public Relations and Advertising
Journalism 221 Writing for the Media
Journalism 239 Media Photography OR 251 Foundations of Multimedia Production
Journalism 324 Editing
Journalism 412 Law of Mass Communication

(Courses required for the emphases of Advertising, Media Studies,Visual Journalism, and Writing/Editing are listed in Section VI.)

(Required number of journalism electives are listed in Section VI.)
(Non-journalism required courses listed below do not count in the 39 journalism credits.)

All students must take the following:

  • Computer Science: Computer Science 125 Worldwide Web Site Development 3 crs.

  • History: History 202 Modern United States History Since 1877 3 crs.

  • Political Science: Political Science 105 American Government and Politics 3 crs.

  • One course from the following list:

    • Problem Based Inquiry Seminar (PBIS): PBIS 189 3 crs.

    • Mathematics: Math 201 3 crs.

    • Psychology: Psychology 203 3 crs.

    • Sociology: Sociology 281 3 crs.

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