Journalism Requirements

Required Courses

Credits

Semester

ENG-2051

Introduction to Newswriting

3

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ENG-2052

Newspaper Publishing: Writing, Editing, Layout, and Design

 

3

 

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ENG-3020

Feature Writing

3

__________

ENG-3022

Advanced Newspaper Publishing: Writing, Editing, Layout, and Design (repeatable for credit)

 

 

6

 

 

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Background Courses: (9 credits)

ENG-2282

Survey of English Literature II

3

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ENG-2322

Survey of American Literature II

3

__________

SOC-3130

Mass Media and Society

3

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Upper-level Electives: (9 credits)

ENG-3140

The Creative Essay

3

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ENG-4160

Investigative Journalism

3

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ENG-4130

The Form and Theory of Nonfiction

3

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CIS- 2220

Website Design

3

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Photojournalism: variable credits (workshop format, independent study credit)

Desktop Publishing: variable credits (workshop format, independent study credit)

Cross-Disciplinary Reporting Focus: (9 Credits)

Students will choose one of the following areas in which to specialize: literature and fine and performing arts, environmental and health sciences, humanities, behavioral sciences and education, photojournalism and media technology, business/economics. Students will consult with their academic advisor and with the department chair in the chosen subject area to devise their nine-credit reporting focus.

Capstone Courses: (6 credits)

ENG-4010

Issues in Journalism

3

__________

ENG-4810

Internship (designed, if possible, to tap into student's reporting focus)

 

3

 

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Total

 

48

 

Required Courses in Part II of the GECC for Journalism Majors

HIS-1212

American History II OR

 

 

POS-1020

American Politics and Government

3

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