B.A. Degree in Communications & Community Media
Concentration in Print & Web Community Journalism
This concentration focuses on the particular demands and sensibilities of small-market, community journalism and prepares students for the realities of a career in journalism.
Students learn essential research, interviewing, writing and fact-checking skills as well as how to write quickly, concisely, accurately and objectively in a variety of styles, from hard news to editorials, reviews, features and profiles. Students learn and apply standard ethical principles to all of their work and gain a solid understanding of the role, rights and responsibilities of a free press in a democratic society.
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|ENG 3022||Advanced News Publishing||3 cr. (take at least twice)|
|ENG 4160||Investigative Journalism||
|ENG 4130||Form and Theory of Nonfiction||
|ENG 2----||Two literature survey courses||6 cr.|
|HIS 1212||American History II||3 cr.|
|POS 1020||American Politics and Government||3 cr.|
|ENG 4810||Internship||3 cr.|