Journalism / Bachelor of Arts
Total Credit Hours: 128
Major Credit Hours: 48
The Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism prepares skilled, knowledgeable, and ethical communication professionals for 21st century careers.
The Journalism major is for students interested in careers in print, broadcast or online journalism. Students take courses in journalistic writing, editing, publication and web page design, social and mobile media, and the use of broadcast and computer equipment and software. Students also work with Campus Media including the print and Online Lewis Flyer, WLRA radio, and LUTN news/television.
Majors in Journalism may not double-major in another Communication Department major unless they complete a separate set of 4 upper-division Communication courses (12 hours) in the second major. Minors in Journalism are also available.
I. Core Courses (30)
II. Complete one of the following concentrations.
A. Newswriting and Reporting Concentration(18)
1. Required Courses (12)
2. Electives (6)
Choose 6 credit hours from the courses below or advisor-approved courses:
B. Online Journalism Concentration (18)
C. Broadcast Journalism Concentration(18)
1. Required Courses (15)
2. Electives (3)
Choose 3 credit hours of practicum from the following:
III. Advanced Writing Requirement
The advanced writing requirement of the General Education curriculum is satisfied by successful completion of one of the following courses: