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Bachelor of Art in Communication



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Department > Concentrations > Journalism


The Journalism concentration emphasizes the acquisition of both reporting skills and the practices essential for the production of meaningful multimedia journalism. Through an examination of the organization and operation of news industries, as well as social and professional issues encountered by journalists, students deepen their understanding of the role journalism plays as a social force. Elective courses in the concentration allow students to explore a variety of journalistic specialties.

In addition to completing the required major core, students must also complete (12 credits):

COMM 0235 The History of Journalism
COMM/ENGL 0275 Journalism I
COMM 0308 Multimedia Journalism
COMM/ENGL 0394 News Editing

And, two of the following electives (6 credits):

COMM 0106 Principles of Video Production
COMM 0223 Introduction to Web Design & Construction
COMM 0230 Fundamentals of Audio Production
COMM 0233 Documentary Film
COMM 0240 Communication History
COMM 0309 Electronic Journalism
COMM 0312 Media Criticism
COMM 0316 Special Topics (when applicable)
COMM 0325 Photojournalism
COMM/CRJU 0329 Crime and the Media
COMM 0332 Writing for Electronic Media
COMM 0342 Public Relations Writing
COMM 0347 Opinion and Editorial Writing
COMM 0348 Long-form Journalism
COMM 0349 Online Journalism
COMM/ENGL 0375 Journalism II
COMM/ENGL 0395 Sports Writing

ENGL 0276 Writing about the Arts
ENGL 0377 Feature Writing
ENGL 0392 Business and Technical Writing

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