2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Oct 17, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Journalism and Emerging Media B.S.

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The Journalism and Emerging Media major offers a professionally-focused, marketplace-relevant, and theoretically-rigorous program. It includes courses in news writing, media law, digital media production, sports reporting, investigative reporting, and community-based capstone experience. It encourages students to enroll in a for-credit internship. To be eligible to apply to a major in Journalism and Emerging Media, students must meet the School of Communication & Media (SOCM) sophomore GPA requirement of 2.75, pass the SOCM Entrance Exam (three attempts), and be accepted.

General Education (42 Credit Hours)

see listing of requirements  

Advanced Journalism Writing: (3 Credit Hours)

Select one of the following:

Related Studies (12 Credit Hours)

Upper division course work (3000-4000 level) outside of the School of Communication & Media (SOCM). These hours do not have to be taken in a single discipline, but should relate to a particular interest or career goal. Students should determine needed prerequisites. Completion of Formal Minor or Certificate Program would also satisfy the Related Studies requirement.

Free Electives (12 Credit Hours)

Any course (1000-4000 level) in the university curriculum. Students must earn a grade of D or better. 

Program Total: (120 Credit Hours)

University-Wide Degree Requirements (3 Credit Hours)

See listing of requirements.  

Graduation Credit Hour Total (123 Credit Hours)

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