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Open to all majors. Students who wish to major in English and minor in Journalism may double count one course.
20 semester hours of coursework with a C (2.0) or better in each class. Three courses are required: 1) JOUR 2100 Language of Journalism , 2) JOUR 3381 Journalism and New Media or JOUR 3300 Critical and Ethical Issues in Journalism , and 3) JOUR 4468 Journalism: Capstone . JOUR 2100 must be taken before or concurrently with JOUR 3381 or JOUR 3300 . The lower division requirement (JOUR 2100 ) will give Journalism minor students the foundation for further study, acquaint them with journalistic formats, and teach them the fundamentals of reportage and news literacy, essential tools for all apprentice journalists. Students may be exempted from taking JOUR 2100 and enroll in JOUR 2210 Writing for Journalism: Workshop instead, if they can demonstrate (via résumé and portfolio) significant secondary or post-secondary journalism proficiency and experience. A course list follows:
(8 semester hours)
(4 semester hours)
(4 semester hours).
Restricted to senior Journalism minors.
(4 semester hours) chosen from English courses in Journalism.