2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Major in Journalism (BA/BS)

46-48 credits

Core, 18 credits

CCIM 210Professional Development

1

JOUR 101Media and Society

3

JOUR 103Introduction to Media Design

3

JOUR 302Diversity and Media

3

JOUR 369Internship

0 TO 12

NEWS 105Journalistic Storytelling: Introduction

3

NEWS 449Legal and Ethical Issues

3

Total Credit Hours:18

Journalism Graphics: Information Design and Prototyping concentration, 28 credits

Not open to students in other journalism graphics concentration areas

EMDD 216Design Thinking

3

JOUR 206Introduction to Digital Media

3

JOUR 234Information Design I

3

JOUR 235Introduction to Photojournalism

3

JOUR 241Information Design II

3

JOUR 320Information Design III

3

JOUR 323Media Design and Branding

3

JOUR 345Data Analysis and Visualization

3

NEWS 120Newsgathering: Sourcing

2

NEWS 215News Editing

2

Journalism Graphics: Media Development and Design concentration, 28 credits

Not open to students in other journalism graphics concentration areas

EMDD 215Usability

3

JOUR 206Introduction to Digital Media

3

JOUR 234Information Design I

3

JOUR 235Introduction to Photojournalism

3

JOUR 241Information Design II

3

JOUR 242Programming for Interactive Media

3

JOUR 323Media Design and Branding

3

JOUR 345Data Analysis and Visualization

3

NEWS 120Newsgathering: Sourcing

2

NEWS 215News Editing

2

Journalism Graphics: Media Development and Analytics concentration, 28 credits

Not open to students in other journalism graphics concentration areas

JOUR 182Media Analytics and Content Strategy

3

JOUR 206Introduction to Digital Media

3

JOUR 234Information Design I

3

JOUR 235Introduction to Photojournalism

3

JOUR 242Programming for Interactive Media

3

JOUR 282Media Analytics Metrics

3

JOUR 345Data Analysis and Visualization

3

JOUR 482Media Analytics in Practice

3

NEWS 120Newsgathering: Sourcing

2

NEWS 215News Editing

2

Mass communication concentration, 30 credits

EMDD 101The Digital World

3

EMDD 210Introduction to Social Media

3

JOUR 250Introduction to Advertising

3

JOUR 261Principles of Public Relations

3

JOUR 382Media Theory and Research

3

3 credits from

JOUR 182Media Analytics and Content Strategy

3

JOUR 282Media Analytics Metrics

3

JOUR 482Media Analytics in Practice

3

12 credits from EMDD, JOUR, or NEWS courses (At least 6 credits must be at 300- or 400-level)

12

Magazine concentration, 29 credits

JOUR 280Writing for Magazines

3

JOUR 328Magazine Feature Writing

3

JOUR 380Long-form Digital Storytelling

3

JOUR 427Advanced Narrative Writing

3

NEWS 108Foundations of Journalism: Great Stories and Storytellers

1

NEWS 120Newsgathering: Sourcing

2

NEWS 131Multimedia: Stills

1

NEWS 132Multimedia: Audio

1

NEWS 133Multimedia: Video

1

NEWS 215News Editing

2

NEWS 233Specialized Story Form Strategy

3

3 credits from EMDD, JOUR, or NEWS courses

3

Total Credit Hours:29

3 credits from

JOUR 182Media Analytics and Content Strategy

3

JOUR 282Media Analytics Metrics

3

JOUR 482Media Analytics in Practice

3

News concentration, 30 credits (BA only)

NEWS 108Foundations of Journalism: Great Stories and Storytellers

1

NEWS 109Foundations of Journalism: Ethical and Legal Principles

1

NEWS 120Newsgathering: Sourcing

2

NEWS 131Multimedia: Stills

1

NEWS 132Multimedia: Audio

1

NEWS 133Multimedia: Video

1

NEWS 215News Editing

2

NEWS 221Journalistic Storytelling: Covering Issues

3

NEWS 233Specialized Story Form Strategy

3

NEWS 397Immersion: Special Topics

3


6 credits from

JOUR 311News Feature Writing

3

JOUR 312Opinion Writing

3

JOUR 322Sportswriting and Reporting

3

NEWS 418Specialty Reporting

2 TO 6

TCOM 324News Videography

3

TCOM 326Presentation Techniques

3

TCOM 426Electronic News Producing

3

3 credits from

JOUR 413Advanced Newswriting and Reporting

3

TCOM 422Advanced Video and Audio Reporting

3

3 credits from

JOUR 182Media Analytics and Content Strategy

3

JOUR 282Media Analytics Metrics

3

JOUR 482Media Analytics in Practice

3

Total Credit Hours:30

Photojournalism concentration, 28 credits

JOUR 206Introduction to Digital Media

3

JOUR 234Information Design I

3

JOUR 235Introduction to Photojournalism

3

JOUR 236Photojournalism Lighting

3

JOUR 332Photojournalism Managing and Editing

3

JOUR 335Assignment Photojournalism

3

JOUR 434Advanced Photojournalism Illustration

3

JOUR 437Long-form Photojournalism

3

NEWS 120Newsgathering: Sourcing

2

NEWS 215News Editing

2

Total Credit Hours: 46-48